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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Graces for the Sick Craft

A Craft to Support a Lesson on the Anointing of the Sick SARA JONCKHEERE The gesture of the laying on of hands was an important part...

Celebrate the Domestic Church! coloring sheet

Please share with families so children can color and display it at home during this time of quarantine. Here’s a fun activity for children celebrating...

The Fire of the Holy Spirit: A craft to support a lesson on Confirmation

BY SARA JONCKHEERE In Confirmation we are called to live out our Catholic faith, enriched by the special strength of the Holy Spirit. We are...

Free coloring pages — perfect for younger Catholic children!

Looking for coloring pages for kids? Pflaum Publishing is offering these free pages for download with art by Deacon Jim Burrows. They are great for...

The Eucharist Unites Heaven and Earth: A craft for a lesson on the Eucharist 

BY SARA JONCKHEERE Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. We hear it over and over, and we teach it to our students. Here is...

Stained-Glass Cross, a Lenten craft

BY JESSICA GORDON The penitential period of Lent and its fulfillment on Easter Sunday serve as an effective reminders to the faithful of the price...

Celebrating Saints: Jose Brochero, “Cowboy Priest,”—January 26

Jose Brochero, January 26 PATRICIA MATHSON Jose Brochero lived in Argentina with his mom and dad and was one of 10 children in his family. He...

Eucharistic Banner Craft

Create a personalized banner as a keepsake SARA JONCKHEERE Creating banners in anticipation of First Holy Communion celebrations have become popular projects through the...

The Christmas Wreath

At any time of the year, wreaths look lovely on front doors, on fireplace mantles, and with candles on tables and stands. Wreaths have deep and universal meaning. They are formed in the shape of a circle that has no beginning and no ending, and so they represent eternity.

Prayer Puzzles

Help children memorize common prayers SARA JONCKHEERE Memorized prayer has an important place in our Catholic faith, but memorization can be a challenge for students, especially...