10+ Ways to Celebrate Easter with Your Kids with Food, Fun, and Prayer

Easter marks the high point of the entire liturgical year. Here’s how to celebrate the season with your kids. Easter marks the high point of the entire liturgical year. Here’s how to celebrate the season with your kids. In this … Read More

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

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

15 Things You Didn’t Know about St. Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

  We all know that St. Patrick converted Ireland to Christianity, but (setting aside the snakes and shamrocks) most of us don’t know much more about this fascinating saint’s actual life. That’s too bad, because Patrick has much to teach us, even today. Here are … 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

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

Fasting, Giving, Praying: 25+ Ideas for What Kids & Teens Can Do for Lent

Help kids practice giving, praying, and fasting this Lent with these ideas . . . plus, a primer on Lent, fasting guidelines, and a downloadable kids’ Lenten planner. Get an abridged version of this article as a free printable PDF. Fasting, … Read More

Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception with Your Kids

What are we actually celebrating when we go to Mass for the feast of the Immaculate Conception? (Hint: A lot more than you might think.) Here’s a crash course for your kids, and ideas for how to celebrate the feast. The feast … Read More

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