Equipping Catholic Families for…March Saints

Equipping Catholic Families for March Saints!

Welcome to our monthly summary of crafts and family traditions related to the Monthly Devotion, Key Feast Days and the appropriate Season of the Liturgical Calendar.

 

The Monthly Devotion for March is St Joseph!

Key Feast Days in March:

  • St Katherine Drexel (March 3)
  • St Casmir (March 4)
  • St Perpetua and St Felicity (March 7)
  • St John of God (March 8)
  • St Frances of Rome, St Dominic Savio, St Catherine of Bologna (March 9)

 

Super Saints on a Ring

Super Saints on a Ring are awesome Catholic gifts for your Easter Basket!

  • Palm Sunday (March 25)
  • Feast of the Annunciation (March 25th moved to April 9 this year!)
  • Holy Thursday (March 29)
  • Good Friday (March 30) Divine Mercy Novena begins
  • Holy Saturday (March 31)

Watch for upcoming Equipping Catholic Families…for Holy Week!

Season of the Liturgical Calendar: Lent!

Paper Chains, Prayer Abacus, Revolving Rosary, Stations of the Cross and Works of Mercy Carousel…just some of the Catholic Craft Kits we have …packed with prayer and our original Kelly Saints illustrations! Hands-on crafts to build up your family prayer! It’s not too late to add a little extra focus to your Lenten Resolutions!

Lenten Crafts made easy with our Catholic Craft Kit printables:

Advent and Lent paper chains resuseable
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!

 

 

Easy as Abacus Stations of the Cross

An easy craft to help kids follow along through the prayers of the Stations of the Cross. All the clipart you need to make the Stations of the Cross Abacus…and the Divine Mercy Chaplet Abacus as well! You can pick up the Easy as Abacus Stations of the Cross at the Arma Dei Shoppe.

 

Need to refocus your LENT?

A Little Way to Pray

Our Recycled Votive Candles made purple and pink for Advent…will work for Lent too! We just need to add 2 purple ones to cover the 6 weeks of Lent!

The Easy as Abacus Rosary is an awesome Catholic craft and tool to keep kids involved, saying the Rosary as a family! All our original artwork is included in the PDF!

 

The Mysteries of the Rosary Craft Kit is packed with innovative, kid-magnet illustrations and crafts to help kids say the Rosary! It includes lace-up booklets and our innovative revolving rosary…all packed with our original Kelly Saints artwork!

Paint the Stations

 

Have you seen our Stations of the Cross Craft Kit featuring the Kelly Saints? We’ve made a tabletop centerpiece, votive candles and other painted treasures…all with the FOUR different templates in this kit!

Stations of the CrossStations Votives

 

Works of Mercy Craft Kit

The Works of Mercy Craft Kit… featuring the Kelly Saints! More than 10 recommended crafts to make from FIVE different templates contained in the kit! You’ll love to see the Kelly Saints…tackling the Works of Mercy!

Make the Works of Mercy Carousel or Accordion tabletop display or craft unique Votive candles. The Divine Mercy Chaplet is in there too!

The Divine Mercy begins on Good Friday: March 30th!

 

Divine Mercy

Check out the Divine Mercy Craft Kit. There are 18 templates in this kit…from prayer wheels to booklets to prayer petal flowers to coloring pages, this craft kit is designed to help kids of all ages participate in this devotion and draw closer to Jesus, appreciating His huge Sacrifice for us and His Divine Mercy. It even includes templates to track the whole 9-day Novena!

…and here are our classic Catholic Lenten crafts

Check out our FREE craft tutorials!

Good Deed Bead Bracelets: A great way to get kids engaged in LENT prayer and sacrifice and good deeds!

 

FREE Tutorial: Good Deed Bead Bracelets for Lent!

Stepping Stones through Jesus’ Life

 

Weight-of-the-Cross-300x225Weight of the Cross is an easy (and free!) activity from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families

If someone in your family is preparing for (or has just received) their First Reconciliation, this could be an extra special way to journey through Lent!

Heart_Cross_Banner-226x300Heart Cross Banner is another hands-on way to identify sin and virtue through Lent. It’s also an easy (and free!) activity from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families

The Jesus Tree is a great way to learn, grow and pray each day throughout Lent. Introduce Scripture tracing the events of Jesus’ Life!

Jesus-Tree-ready-to-go

 Prep for your Easter Basket

Super Saints and Prayer Impressions Journal Stamps make excellent Catholic gifts for your Easter Baskets …for kids and Moms!

Order by March 19th to get them in time for Easter!

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