Presentation Pancakes for Candlemas • Cooking with Catholic Kids

Celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord with a reflection and recipe for strawberry lemon pancakes. by Ryan Langr The Feb. 2 feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, known as Candlemas, is primarily a celebration of Jesus’ … Read More

Make Ordinary Time Special with Your Family

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“It’s ordinary time,” my son lamented. “Nothing exciting until Advent.” But as astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno reminded me, ordinary time is special in its own way. Here are six family faith practices to make ordinary time special with your family.   … Read More

Celebrate the Feasts of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary

  The paired celebrations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary are all about God’s great love and mercy—and shaping our own hearts to look like those of Jesus and his mother. Here’s what to talk about … Read More

Celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  Do your kids know about the Trinity? Holy Trinity Sunday is a good time to brush up on this central mystery of the faith…and to celebrate, too. Here are a few ideas and resources.   The Trinity is the … Read More

Halloween Is the ‘Holy Day’ Catholic Kids Shouldn’t Miss

  All Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween, goes hand-in-hand with the feasts of All Saints and All Souls. Here’s how to celebrate it with your kids.   by Meagan Daoust Autumn is jam-packed with feast days and holy day celebrations as … Read More

7 Awesome Summer Experiences for Catholic Kids

Looking for some a great Catholic experience for your kids this summer? Check out our list of destinations for kids of all ages all around the country!  by Ryan Langr Mission Trips Shine Catholic Work Camp: Open to anyone entering High School … Read More

Six Ways to Put a Catholic Spin on Earth Day

The Church preached respect and care for the natural world long before it was cool. This Earth Day, share some of that tradition with your kids. Saints who love and care for animals, ancient hymns of praise for God’s creation, an … Read More

Family Traditions Aren’t Just for Christmas Anymore

  With stores putting out Christmas decorations already, I need to remind myself that, for Catholics, traditions are a year round business of family life. by Heidi Indahl I’ve noticed a few Advent mentions sliding into my Facebook newsfeed the last … Read More