Feast Day Fun: St Maximilian Kolbe

St Maximilian 2

St Maximilian was the Founder of the Militia of Mary Immaculate, spreading devotion and consecration to the Mother of God. Together with the Franciscans, St Maximilian published writings about our Blessed Mother. He was arrested by the Nazis and volunteered to take the place of a family man, when prisoners were selected to be killed and he comforted his fellow prisoners as they were dying.

Good Deed Bead Bracelet

1Learn more about the Militia of Mary Immaculate. Make these Simple Good Deed Beads as a bracelet with a Miraculous Medal,  The beads slide and stay in place, keeping track of good deeds or a decade of prayers of the Rosary!

suede Good Deed Bead bracelet

The Suede Cord Good Deed Bead Bracelet is a little tougher to make, but more durable and cooler to wear…for any Knight of the Immaculate!

St Max 33 days



Consider reading 33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration
prompting each family member to consecrate themselves to Mary.

St Max enthronement

I received this Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary Enthronement package from Celine of the Mater Ecclesiae College at CMN. Like Sacred Heart of Jesus Enthronement on Facebook and request your own family package while donating to support young consecrated women.

We are going to have an Enthronement Ceremony after we renew our vows to celebrate our 20th Anniversary, this Saturday with two of our favorite priests Fr Leslie and Fr Roger and our family!

3Here is why we started making armor out of egg cartons

Egg Carton Knight white belt


There’s nothing like homemade cardboard armor to empower new Knights of the Immaculate! Check out how we made Joseph’s armor for his two medieval birthday parties!

medieval party 2


  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).


Treasure Chest and Saint Scripts Kits


St Maximilian,

Pray for us!

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 THREE).

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