10 Tips Fostering Everyday Holiness and Happiness in the Home

So, we’re about half-way through the longest liturgical season, so unfortunately named Ordinary Time.

But Catholic living can add so much richness to our everyday life and celebrating our Faith and family culture can be an active pursuit all year long! Here are ten ideas to foster your own family culture…while integrating the richness of our Catholic Faith with Saints, Sacraments, Scripture, Catechism and Prayer!

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June Saints Days, Solemnities and Feasts!

Monthly Devotion of June: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Key Feast Days in June:

 Cathletics Key Card Craft Kit: Trinity Pack!

June Saints Days!

  • St Boniface (June 5)
  • St Norbert (June 6)
  • St Ephrem (June 9)
  • St Margaret of Scotland (June 10)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI Solemnity (June 11)

Sacred Heart of Jesus and
Immaculate Heart of Mary: June 16-17

  • Fathers Day (June 18)
  • St Romuald (June 19)
  • St Aloysius (June 21)
  • St Thomas More, St John Fisher, St Paulinus of Nola (June 22)
  • Birth of St John the Baptist (June 24)
  • St Cyril of Alexandria (June 27)
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help (June 27) Mary Crafts
  • St Irenaeus (June 28)
  • St Peter and St Paul (June 29)
  • First Martyrs of the Church of Rome (June 30)

It’s Ordinary Time !

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Prayer Resources

Prompt Me to Pray by Monica McConkey presents practical tips for prayer that can be easily customized to fit our busy lives, habits, daily tasks, and even our struggles. Recognizing our littleness as an inexhaustible source of Prompts to Pray helps us to reach out humbly in prayer when we need Him most and reminds us that God can use all things for good.

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May the SAINTS be with You! Saints Days and Devotions for MAY

Join us to celebrate May Saints, the Monthly Devotion dedicated to Our Blessed Mother Mary and the continued joyful season of Easter! Do you see something you like? Click on the pictures and/or links for easy crafts and already-formatted Catholic Craft Kits that come with permission to copy for home use, year after year!

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Practical Catholic Gifts

Catholic Gifts that are practical AND prayerful!
Surround yourself with the Saints and Prayer
and Foster the Faith the FUN way.

I’ve been assembling our Illustrated Saints Wall Calendar for 2023 and you can purchase one of these already quality-printed and assembled calendars in the Arma Dei Shoppe!

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Rosary Crafts, Kits, Tools and Tips!

Rosary Crafts, Kits, Tools, and Tips to make the Daily Family Rosary a lasting habit!

Rosary Tools

First of all, here are my favorite prayer counters for praying the Rosary, with kids or alone, in the car, on a walk, or in bed!

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10 Tips Fostering Faith-Filled Ordinary Time

Sometimes it’s difficult to jump enthusiastically into Ordinary Time, because it sounds so, well, ordinary!

But Catholic living can add so much richness to our everyday life and celebrating our Faith and family culture can be an active pursuit all year long! Here are ten ideas to foster your own family culture…while integrating the richness of our Catholic Faith with Saints, Sacraments, Scripture, Catechism and Prayer!

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Equipping Catholic Families…for 50 Days of Easter!

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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Equipping Catholic Families for MARCH Saints and LENT!

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
Last Year was dedicated to St Joseph!

These are both EXCELLENT books about St. Joseph!

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(Mostly) LENT Crafts at HOME ~ with what you have on hand!

Looking for crafts to do at home, with what you have on hand?
We sifted through our archives and these are the simplest crafts we found. Many of the crafts are totally appropriate for LENT and the others are just in case you have any kids obsessed with Medieval Times.

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Cuddly Sock Baby Jesus

Let’s celebrate Christmas for 12 full Days!

Maybe your Nativities have been assembled around your house since the start of Advent and if you have little ones around, maybe it has been a challenge to keep precious Nativity figures (especially Baby Jesus) in their rightful Nativity place.

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