April Saints and Celebrations!

Equipping Catholic Families for April 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 April is The Eucharist!

We love the Mass! Here are a couple more resources to help us focus at Mass and prepare for the Sacrament of the Eucharist:

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Easter Crafts, Activities and Traditions!

Alleluia! He has Risen!

This is our summary post of sustainable celebration for all 50 days of Easter including non-chocolate surprises and treats for plastic eggs and awesome Catholic crafts and family traditions, but first things first…did you know that we’ve released
Prompt Me to Pray through Easter as a PDF and as a printed booklet shipped to you?

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Holy Week Links and Activities

Recommended Stations of the Cross on YouTube: Liguori Stations of the Cross

Palm Sunday

  • Sharing palms, displaying Palms
  • Palm/Handprint cutout wreath (it’s not TOO late!)

Spy Wednesday

  • 30 Coins Hidden
  • Tenebrae means “shadow” or “darkness.” The Liturgy of the Hours is chanted and with the completion of each reading, a candle is extinguished until the church is pitch black.  For Tenebrae at Home: Tenebrae Script from loavesandfishesministry.com

Tenebrae Service will be streamed from St. Michael’s Cathedral at 7:30pm on Wednesday: Streamed Masses and Liturgies

Holy Thursday

Washing of the Feet (as Jesus washed the Apostles’ Feet)
Visit of 7 Churches Tradition

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Prompt Me to Pray through EASTER! NEW Craft Kit!

JUST RELEASED! We’re excited to announce that Prompt Me to Pray through EASTER NOW AVAILABLE
and it’s APPROVED by TWO PRIESTS, A BISHOP (and even an Accountant ~ my Dad)

Prompt Me to Pray through EASTER 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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Equipping Catholic Families for Holy Week at Home

With the reality of restrictions on our public Masses, we’re all trying to figure out how to celebrate liturgies of Holy Week meaningfully at home.

Our Directory of Live-Streamed and On-Demand Masses: Homilies at Home

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The Symbolic Holy Week and Easter Cookbook by Catholic Icing {Review}

Lacy at Catholic Icing has just released another AWESOME resource! It’s a Cookbook with 10 Holy Week Recipes and 11 Easter Recipes: a total of 23 kid-friendly and meaningful recipes including a Symbolic Easter Tea, chock full of tasty and meaningful snacks.

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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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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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