Feast Day Fun: St Maximilian

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Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Maximilian!

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.

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I guess we shouldn’t have blown out the candles just before we took the picture!


We had our Enthronement Ceremony after renewing our vows last year, celebrating our 20th Anniversary!

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!

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St Max

4We’ve also painted a Wooden Painted Saint for St Max!

Check out where St Max hangs out now.


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!

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).


Check out our NEW Super Saints Craft Kit with all 54 Jesus and the Saints quizzing cards!

If you love these cards as much as we do…maybe you’ll consider donating to our Project: Super Saints?



You’ll get the Super Saints Craft Kit AND the printed deck for a donation of $25!)

We’re trying to raise the funds to print these cool Super Saints cards in time for the Meeting of Families!

Have you entered our Super Saint and Tiny Saint #GIVEAWAY yet?

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