Feast Day Fun: St Benedict

St Benedict

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). St Benedict medal with markers   1 The St Benedict Medal is a powerful Holy Medal! Find out what all of the inscriptions mean as you check out the Giant St Benedict Foil Medal we made a couple years ago. St Benedict foil medal craft 2 2 St Benedict Wooden Painted SaintsHere’s our St Benedict Wooden Painted Saint. Check out our Wooden Painted Saint Tutorial to start your own set! We’ve got lots of ways to use them as well… in board games, classic playsets, Lego, Lincoln Logs, Saints Day decorations, chore counting and piano practicing. 3 St Benedict led the monks to memorize the psalms. Choose a few key lines of different psalms and work to memorize them by reading and reciting them each day.  Continue to practice previously memorized passages to build a collection of memorized prayers from the psalms. (Psalm 18:29, Psalm 43:3, Psalm 68:20…find your own!)

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Photo used with permission from Catholic Icing

Lacy at Catholic Icing has a brilliant system for memorizing key Scripture…and she even has Printables of Scripture Memory Cards to jumpstart your repertoire (and they are super-easy to print at home!)   Saints linkup button 2014   Do you have your own family activities, traditions, crafts or celebrations to share for this special Feast Day? Don’t forget to add it at the Celebrate the Saints Link-Up…or pick up an idea or two for your family to enjoy! Treasure Chest and Saint Scripts Kits

This is the another edition of Feast Day Fun…offering excerpts from

A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families

and Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

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