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Month of May ~ Month of Mary

Can you believe it? The Month of May starts this Sunday! May is devoted to Our Lady…so here’s a quick little showcase of Mary and Rosary crafts!

Our oversized wood bead Rosary is always a hit at the conferences we attend. This is a pretty simple craft made with wooden beads, a wooden cross and a wooden heart, acrylic paint and mod podge…and it’s one of the favorites in our book A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families!

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Catholic Lingo Bingo

Catholic Lingo Bingo

PDF Downloadable: $13

15 full page colorable Bingo Cards packed with Vestments and Vessels and their proper names! Color and laminate them to use over and over! Cut out the nine cards on each page for a Matching Game!

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Color Me Catholic

Color Me Catholic

PDF Downloadable: $13

Instructions and templates to create 10 mini-booklets, each offering 8 mini coloring pages of treasured Vessels, Vestments & Symbols, Church Furnishings, Parts of the Mass and Sacraments & Sacramentals plus 8 pages of phrases from the New Roman Missal Mass in sequential order.

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February: the Month of the Holy Family

We’ve got a SNOW DAY up here in Canada, so I thought it might be a good opportunity to sneak in some last minute crafts for the

Devotion of the Month: the Holy Family!

but check this out if you’d like some other Snow Day crafts!

These are the Felt Friends we made a few years ago and we even have a craft kit tutorial to help you make your own! They are cute and bendy…made with a pipe cleaner skeleton and felt! Here is the Felt Friends Craft Kit! (It’s FREE for subscribers…if you use the code)

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it’s not too late to LIVE LENT, get set before the 1st Sunday!


Advent and Lent Quest Craft Kit:

Paper Chain Countdowns! THREE in ONE kit with Saint Bios, Catechism facts or Family Prayer Challenges. Laminate to use year after year…and really these can be used to count down to ANY Feast Day or Season, but they include some special ones just for Lent!

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40 Ways for 40 Days: 2016 Edition

40 Ways for 40 Days: 2016 Edition!

Countdown through LENT

1. Stepping Stones through Jesus’ Life: Step through the key moments of Jesus’ Life as presented through Scripture.

2. Lenten Calendar: The Lenten version of the Advent Calendar, this banner or pocket-filled poster offers a Scriptural quote or reflection, virtue taught by Jesus or a moment from his life, represented through Bible verses, drawings or small props.

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Feast Day Fun: Holy Family!

This is one of my favorite Feast Days of the whole Liturgical Calendar!

The Feast of the Holy Family!

I’ve made a number of Holy Family/ Nativity sets over the years. This was a gift for Bill, the Christmas before we were married. The figures were loosely based on patterns I found in a magazine…and the clothing and the stable were architected improvised with limited sewing skills.

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Feast Day Fun: Our Lady of the Rosary!

Feast Day Crafts and Activities

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

October 7th is the Feast Day of Our Lady of the Rosary

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Arma Dei Shoppe is opening at Equipping Catholic Families

We’ve been renovating and expanding! We have decided to set up a satellite store for Arma Dei…right here at Equipping Catholic Families for our paper products!

Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families by Monica McConkey

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