25 Things for Your Kids to Spot During Palm Sunday and Triduum

Preview the special liturgies of Palm Sunday and the Triduum with your kids so they can participate with understanding and reverence. Here’s a handy checklist, plus a printable version your kids can take with them. Technically, Triduum spans three days—from … Read More

Take Your Kids to the Easter Vigil

  Yes, you can take your kids to the Easter Vigil, the high point of the Church’s liturgical year. Here’s how, plus eight cool things for your kids to spot.   Strategies for Making the Vigil Work with Kids Seven Things … Read More

Table Catechesis: Feeding Your Kids, Body and Soul

  It’s important to take time explain the faith to your kids…but how do you find the time? Take a cue from Jesus himself, and try a little “table catechesis.”   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   Here at Peanut Butter & … Read More

Celebrate Holy Thursday with Your Kids

  Holy Thursday marks the beginning of Triduum. Here’s how to mark the day at home—and what kids can watch for at Mass.   Make unleavened bread and grape juice for Holy Thursday Bake a loaf of unleavened bread with your kids for … Read More

Doing the Stations of the Cross with Your Kids

Praying the Stations of the Cross with your kids is a great way to introduce them to the story of Jesus’ Passion, the paschal mystery, and the rhythm of Triduum. Here are a few kid-friendly ways to try it. by … Read More

Preparing for a Hands-On Lent

Here are three hands-on activities for Lent: a candle-based Stations of the Cross, a flipbook, and hands-on Lenten prayer table suggestions. by Heidi Indahl I am someone who has always liked Lent. It always seems such a fitting end to the dreary winter. … Read More

3 Ways to Explain the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter to Your Kids

What exactly is the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, and how exactly is a parent to explain apostolic succession and the universality of the Church to young kids? Try this explainer and a simple game of Whisper Down … Read More

Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday: 9 Things to Do with Your Family

  Are your kids ready for Lent? Kick things off right by celebrating Shrove Tuesday and observing Ash Wednesday. Here are nine things to do, and resources to go with them.   Once they’ve made a pray/fast/give Lent plan, printed out … Read More

Celebrate the Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas) with Your Kids

Are you the sort of family that finds it hard to let go of Christmas? Well, you’re in luck, because the Church circles back around to Christmas one last time at the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Here … Read More

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