My Perfectly Imperfect Prayer from the Heart

My imperfect, even at times bumbling prayer just might be preferable to a curated selection of memorized classic prayers. Even if I meander or hesitate, stumble or stutter, my words from the heart are more valuable than meticulously planned, rehearsed, or recited prayer, because the words are my own.

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Feast Day Fun: March Saints Days and Year/Month of St Joseph!

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
AND the Whole Liturgical Year is Dedicated to St Joseph!

Book Recommendations

I’m finding BOTH of these books SO GOOD!

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Weaving the Faith Liturgical Living Book by Catholic Icing {Review}

Finally! ONE Binder to contain all the Liturgical Living Printables, Saints Day Celebrations, Catholic Planner, Prayer Bank, Family Recipes, Sacrament, Saint and Calendar printables I have gathered over the years! I have over 50 Catholic Craft Kit Printables in the Arma Dei Shoppe
packed with the Saints, Sacraments, Catechism, Prayers, and Catholic Crafts. I have also collected a plethora of awesome resources through the Catholic Mom Bundles for the last four years. I have SO much Catholic Clipart to make this Liturgical Living Book my own and I think it will be an incredible Family Heirloom that I’d like to replicate for each child as they start their own families.

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Lenten Links and Highly Recommended Prayers

Lenten Links

Consecration to St. Joseph with Fr. Donald Calloway
Streamed Videos on Youtube
The book is currently available at St. Mark’s for $20
or from Sunrise Marian or by kindle or paperback on Amazon

Lenten Gospel Reflections with Bishop Robert Barron
Reading and reflection by Bishop Barron, delivered to your inbox.

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NEW! Prompt Me to Pray through LENT Booklet and Craft Kit

Announcing a NEW Prompt Me to Pray Booklet for our latest series!

Prompt Me to Pray through Lent is going to be our most comprehensive booklet yet with 47 digital illustrations featuring our Kelly Saints Jesus and Mary in Snapshot Illustrated Prompts!

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Stations of the Cross at Home!

We’ve got some crafts to help your family pray the Stations of the Cross at home!

Over the years, we have collected and created Catholic Crafts to help pray the Stations of the Cross with kids. With this Covid pandemic continuing on, a second Lent, Holy Week and Triduum at home is definitely a possibility. Here are some links for some Catholic Printables that are already researched and formatted. Most are easy assembly, just print (assemble sometimes) and pray!

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Showcase of Lenten Resources



I’m excited to show you a few of my favorite Lenten resources:

  • 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!

Prompt Me to Pray through LENT is the next special guide to help apply the practical plan for consistent prayer from the heart of Monica’s newly released book Prompt Me to Pray  to the Seasons, the Saints, and the Sacraments! We’re looking at the unique circumstances and graces available in these Catholic moments and mentored by these Catholic heroes to build the habit of prayer through extra timely
Prompts to Pray! 

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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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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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