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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Renovations

We recently renovated our online Arma Dei Catholic Shop with new formatting, and helpful buttons offering shortcuts to carefully-curated products according to Season of the Liturgical Calendar, Sacraments, Saints, Catechism, Prayer, and Prayer Journal Stamps!

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April Saints and Devotion of The Eucharist!

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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February Saints Days!

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 have 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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Get Healthy, Pray More, Plan and Live Liturgically

It’s that time of year again, our second chance to start the new year (the Liturgical Calendar began with Advent in 2022).

These are the big four resolutions that I’m going to tackle (again) and I’ve included some resource, article and affiliate links that I’ve found helpful.

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Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints Days and ADVENT!

December Saints Days and ADVENT!

Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints!

It will be December soon and Advent starts THIS SUNDAY!

Here 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: Advent!

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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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Around The Advent Wreath {Book Review}

Does your family’s enthusiasm for the Advent Wreath candlelighting and prayers ever wane as Christmas approaches?

5 Minute Prayers Around the Advent Wreath

by Lisa Hendey
Ave Maria Press

The Advent Wreath is a treasured tradition, but we haven’t always stuck with it for all four Sundays, let alone each day of Advent!

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Jesse Tree Advent Calendar: Adapted for 2022!

…because the first Sunday of Advent falls between November 27th-December 3rd, the official Advent Calendar can look different every year (for 7 years!) so we’ve adapted last year’s NEW Jesse Tree Advent Calendar for THIS year!

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Equipping Catholic Families for Advent

ADVENT is in less than THREE weeks! We can help you prepare for the Season of Preparation.

The Feast of Christ the King is coming! 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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