Feast Day Fun: January!

Equipping Catholic Families for January 2020 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.

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 12) and await the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd.

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Last Chance for the Catholic Mom Bundle!

Sorry, the Catholic Mom Bundle Advent 2019 is no longer available.

Stay subscribed to find out about the upcoming Lenten Catholic Mom Bundle!

Have you taken any time to check out this year’s Catholic Mom Bundle Advent 2019? It took me until this afternoon to finally print out some of the gems in this year’s bundle!

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Premium Printed Craft Kit Bundles

If you have visited our Shoppe lately, you’ll see that we have over 50 Catholic Craft Kit PDFs in the Arma Dei Shoppe! They are packed with Catechism, Saints, Sacraments and Prayer and illustrated with our own unique artwork including the Super Saints originally drawn by my daughter Kelly.

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A Prayer Dispositions Workshop

So we’ve got a wonderful Women’s Ministry at our Parish. We only meet once a month from September to May and each meeting has a special theme. We have an Advent Wreath-making night, a Soup and Small Talk night, a Catholic Trivia night and a Praise and Worship night and a number of meetings with specially chosen guest speakers…and we pretty much always have snacks and wine. It’s a wonderful group of ladies and it has been a privilege to grow in our friendship and spiritual lives together, talking about Faith and prayer and supporting one another, well beyond the once-a-month meeting.

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Equipping Catholic Families for Advent with crafts, activities and traditions!

The Feast of Christ the King is this Sunday! We’ve got a Craft Kit for that!

Easy as Abacus Divine Mercy plus Christ the King Novena is an easy-to-assemble Craft to keep track of prayers for the Novena of Christ the King as well as the Divine Mercy Chaplet!

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Feast Day Fun in a Snappy Glance!

This year’s 16-month calendar is even more packed than ever before with our original Catholic Super Saints artwork illustrating various Feast Days and Monthly Devotions. We’ve included at least one treasured classic prayer on each month’s spread to prompt your prayer and love for these beautiful Catholic devotions! Our unique wall calendar format, allows you to use the laminated* backing year after year and just switch out the monthly pages, attached with 2 brass fasteners.

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NEW! Prayer Board Craft Kit!

At our Parish, we have a travel-size Our Lady of Fatima handed from family to family each day of the month, encouraging families to pray the Rosary together. It’s a great opportunity to prompt family prayer and draw parishioners together!

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Equipping Catholic Families with August Saints Days and Catholic Crafts

We’ve put together a quick summary of Catholic Crafts for August Saints and the Monthly Devotion of The Immaculate Heart of Mary. Summer is a great time for a little extra crafting…so we also present Equipping Catholic Families…for Summer with the Saints!

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Equipping Catholic Families for Sacrament Season!

Yesterday, Bridget received her Confirmation! We’re so proud of Bridget and the beautiful, talented and faith-filled young lady she is becoming!

She has been preparing all year through our Parish and watching the Chosen series* by Ascension Press throughout 10 evening sessions. 

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The Seven Prayer Dispositions

What They Look Like and Why We Need Them

Continuing with our evolving mission on this site Equipping Catholic Families…to PRAY  I’ve been looking at ways we might learn from the Saints (and of course Our Lady) to pray better and develop a more intimate relationship with Jesus. I’ve been studying some of the Prayer Dispositions of the Saints.

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