{Book Review}The Catholic All Year Prayer Companion

The Catholic All Year Prayer Companion:
The Liturgical Year in Practice

by Kendra Tierney

Available at Ignatius Press: The Catholic All Year Prayer Companion

This is a beautiful, comprehensive book of classic prayers and devotions associated with the Feast Days and Seasons of the Liturgical Calendar.

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August Saints and 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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Craft Kits Up CLOSE!

We’re starting a new series of posts showcasing our 50+ Cathletics Craft Kits!

We have over 58 Catholic Saints, Sacraments, Catechism and Prayer-Packed Craft Kits available as PDFs you can print and assemble at home. Each kit comes with permission to copy for home use or for use in one classroom!

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Summer School with the SAINTS!

Did you miss registrations for kids’ activities this summer?

We’ve got Craft Kits that foster love and devotion for the Saints and you can purchase them online, download them right away, print and assemble at home!

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2021 July Saints Days

We’ve put together a quick summary of Catholic Crafts for July Saints and the Monthly Devotion of The Precious Blood of Jesus.

A video about the #1 Most Impressive Eucharistic Miracle by Fr. Mark Goring

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JUNE Catholic Crafts and Saints Days!

Monthly Devotion of June: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Key Feast Days in June:

  • St Justin (June 1)
  • St Peter, St Marcellinus (June 2)
  • St Charles Lwanga & Companions (June 3)
  • St Boniface (June 5)
  • St Norbert (June 6)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI Solemnity (June6)

NEW! Cathletics Key Card Craft Kit: Trinity Pack!

  • Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces (June 8) Mary Crafts
  • St Ephrem (June 9)
  • Mary, Mother of the Church (June 10)
  • St Margaret of Scotland (June 10)
  • St Barnabas (June 11)
  • St Anthony of Padua (June 13)
  • St Basil the Great (June 14)
  • Fathers Day (June 20)
  • 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 !

Check out Equipping Catholic Families for Ordinary Time at Home!

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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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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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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