Catholic Gifts and Gift GUIDES

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CATHOLIC Gifts this Christmas?

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The St. Nick Shoe Stuffer Bundle ($60) includes:

3 decks of Super Saints (Retail: $12/deck)
1 decks of Cathletics Playing Cards* (Retail: $12)
1 deck of Reverence & Awe (Retail: $11)
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Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints Days and ADVENT!

December Saints Days and ADVENT!

Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints!

It will be December soon and Advent starts THIS SUNDAY!

Here is our monthly summary of crafts and family traditions related to the Monthly Devotion, Key Feast Days and the appropriate Season of the Liturgical Calendar: Advent!

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Practical Catholic Gifts

Catholic Gifts that are practical AND prayerful!
Surround yourself with the Saints and Prayer
and Foster the Faith the FUN way.

I’ve been assembling our Illustrated Saints Wall Calendar for 2023 and you can purchase one of these already quality-printed and assembled calendars in the Arma Dei Shoppe!

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FIVE Favorite Faith-Filled Advent Heirloom Crafts and Family Traditions

Here’s a summary of our most-loved Advent Traditions and the Heirloom Crafts we dig out year after year!

1. The Jesse Tree!


The Jesse Tree Tradition features Biblical ornaments tracing the lineage of Jesus through the Old Testament to the Nativity in the New Testament.

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Advent Wreaths!

We have used an Advent Wreath year after year, sometimes using the artificial wreath we have in storage, sometimes arranging a wreath from live boughs! Purple and pink candles can sometimes be hard to find! We have used votives, tissue-wrapped or painted (white) votive candles or the easiest solution: white candles with a purple or pink bow!

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Around The Advent Wreath {Book Review}

Does your family’s enthusiasm for the Advent Wreath candlelighting and prayers ever wane as Christmas approaches?

5 Minute Prayers Around the Advent Wreath

by Lisa Hendey
Ave Maria Press

The Advent Wreath is a treasured tradition, but we haven’t always stuck with it for all four Sundays, let alone each day of Advent!

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Jesse Tree Advent Calendar: Adapted for 2022!

…because the first Sunday of Advent falls between November 27th-December 3rd, the official Advent Calendar can look different every year (for 7 years!) so we’ve adapted last year’s NEW Jesse Tree Advent Calendar for THIS year!

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Leaving a Legacy of Faith

“What legacy of faith

do you hope to leave in this world?”

My go-to devotion is the Cloak of St Joseph and I prefer good deed bead bracelets or other one-decade rosary tools to pray my rosary.

I’ve been forever changed by a few experiences with relics from two of my favorite saints, St. John Paul II and St. Padre Pio. However, I think I’d like to be remembered for two particular practices that have enhanced my personal prayer but may not be recognized as official Catholic traditions or devotions (yet).

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Equipping Catholic Families for Advent

ADVENT is in less than THREE weeks! We can help you prepare for the Season of Preparation.

The Feast of Christ the King is coming! We’ve got a Craft Kit for that!

Easy as Abacus Divine Mercy plus Christ the King Novena is an easy-to-assemble Craft to keep track of prayers for the Novena of Christ the King as well as the Divine Mercy Chaplet!

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Treasure for Catholic Moms

We’ve got our share of Arma Dei Resources prepped for the upcoming Advent Season this year including these fine printables:

Prompt Me to Pray through Advent Booklet

The Jesse Tree Advent Calendar Printable

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