Showcase of Lenten Resources



I’m excited to show you a few of my favorite Lenten resources in the Catholic Mom Bundle, available this week only!

  • Lenten traditions with “Feast Fast Feria Family Lent” from Barefoot Abbey
  • A full set of peg dolls with “Printable Peg Doll Wraps- The Passion Set” from Catholic Icing. Check out the Miniature Passion Play Peg Dolls I made using Lacy’s Printable Peg Doll wraps a couple years ago! Miniature Passion Play Peg Dolls  You can make them too!
  • The Holy Week Prayer Journal by To Jesus, Sincerely
  • The Stations of the Cross Spinwheel from ME, sincerely!

There are a TON of awesome resources in this bundle, but these are just the ones I’ve cracked open SO FAR!

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Feast Day Fun: Catholic Crafts for February

Equipping Catholic Families for February Saints Days!

This is our monthly summary of crafts and family traditions related to the Monthly Devotion, Key Feast Days and the appropriate Season of the Liturgical Calendar. As our kids get older, our activities and commitment to Catholic crafts has changed and adjusted (at least for our tween, teen, and young adult kids)! While we haven’t exactly been adding a lot of Catholic crafts around here, we do enjoy pulling out the crafts and programs we’ve developed over the years, sometimes sharing them with younger families in our parish!

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Let’s Lent!

A Big Bundle of Open-and-Pray Catholic Resources for Lent at Home!

Have you started to think about what you’d like to do (or not do) for Lent this year?

It can be a little daunting to choose what prayer, almsgiving, fasting and sacrifices you might take on.
We’re here to help with the Catholic Mom Bundle!

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Review: Be Yourself: A Journal for Catholic Boys by Amy Brooks

Well, THIS Be Yourself: A Journal for Catholic Boys could NOT have arrived at a better time!

Adam is fully immersed in school online and even sneaking on Minecraft with his buddies at recess! While he still enjoys Lego and he’s becoming a great reader, we are looking for other activities to lure him away from screen time and what better way than to get him journaling within his Catholic Faith!

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Equipping Catholic Families…for January Saints Days!

Equipping Catholic Families for January 2021 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.

  • Prompt Me to Pray through the 12 Days of Christmas PDF is PACKED with prayers and prayer prompts to tap into all the wonderful gifts God has given us within our Faith! It has simple summaries and excellent prompts to pray: to pray with gratitude, to foster the virtues and gifts already infused into us at Baptism, and to help us appreciate all God’s Grace and Tools He freely offers to us, as we pursue holiness.

Key Feast Days in January:

He’s still a little BABY! Sock Baby Jesus can still hang around in his crib as we bask in the Baptism of the Lord (January 10) and await the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd.

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Equipping Catholic Families with 2021 Resolutions!

It’s that time of year again, our second chance to start the new year (the Liturgical Calendar began with Advent in 2020).These are the big four resolutions that I’m going to tackle (again) and I’ve included some resource, article and affiliate links that I’ve found helpful.

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Prompt Me to Pray…with the 12 Days of Christmas!

Most of us are familiar with the Christmas Song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and how it represents symbols of Catechism for the early Christians with the gifts that God gave to us. From the partridge representing Jesus Himself, each day brings numbered gifts to represent various elements of our Faith:

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Best 2020 Catholic Books for Your Christmas Wish List

Picture Books

This is the Church

Written by Katie Warner and illustrated by Meg Whalen
Full Book Review   on Equipping Catholic Families

This is an exquisitely beautiful picture book! With each beautifully illustrated page, we are introduced to Jesus, the Apostles, St. Joseph and Mother Mary, patriarchs, prophets and kings and Adam and Even through the stained glass windows within a Church.

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Let Go of Anger and Stress {Book Review}

Let Go of Anger & Stress: Be Transformed by the Fruits of the Holy Spirit

by Gary Zimak

Let Go of Anger & Stress is a helpful handbook for inviting the Holy Spirit to work in us and live out the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit. By allowing ourselves to be transformed by love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulnes, gentleness and self-control, we are able to let go of anger and stress. We can learn how to be the person He created us to be.

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Lily Lolek {Picture Book Review}

Lily Lolek: Future Saint

by Katie Warner, illustrated by Amy Rodriguez

Lily Lolek: Future Saint is a sweet picture book about a little girl who dreams of being a Saint. She tries to imitate all of the Saints she learns about, but soon discovers, with the help of a family visit from a parish priest, that she’s called to be a Saint in the unique and unrepeatable way that only she can be: by being herself.

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