Equipping Catholic Families…for Lent 2018!

Lent 2018 starts NEXT WEEK!

Are YOU celebrating Valentine’s Day on Pancake Tuesday…because Ash Wednesday is February 14th?

Keep the SAINT in St. Valentine’s Day with our Love Like a Saint Love Quote Cards!

Adorable Saints with their quotes about LOVE and permission to print whole class sets year after year!

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Love Like a Saint Love Quote Cards

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We’ve compiled our Lenten activities and family traditions for Equipping Catholic Families…for LENT!

Revolving Rosary, Paper Chains, Prayer Abacus, Stations of the Cross and Works of Mercy Carousel…made easy with our Catholic Craft Kits …packed with prayer and our original Kelly Saints illustrations! Hands-on crafts to build up your family prayer!

Looking for innovative ways and cool tools to catapult your prayer life? Check out our Arma Dei Shoppe!

Prayer Tools: Prayer Prompts in Craft Kits, Journal Stamps and Lock Screens!

Stamp up your Prayer Life with our Prayer Impressions Journal Stamps!

Ready to start a new Prayer Journal? Check out our Craft Kits with prompts and prayers:

Prayer Journal Prompts and Catholic Prayer Bullet Journal

We’ve also recently released our first ever reflective essay with (prayer prompt) printables e-book: A Little Way to Pray

and we’ve released our own Lock Screen Prayer Prompts so that you’ll be prompted to pray…every time you glance at your phone!

Do  you have some worn out votive candles around the house? Here’s how we recycled ours and made our own family Super Saint patron saint votives using templates from our Saint Craft Kits!

Recycle Votive Candles for Custom Patron Kelly Saints Candles with this TUTORIAL at Equipping Catholic Families!

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 Biographies, 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.


Ready to start the Family Rosary?

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!



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!


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!


And speaking of the 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!


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!


What is YOUR family doing this Lent?

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