Feast Day Fun: St Anne and St Joachim

Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Anne and St Joachim

Feast Day Crafts and Activities

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

July 26th is the Feast Day of St Anne and St Joachim: the parents of Mary, and consequently the Grandparents of Jesus!

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Feast Day Fun: St Kateri

Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Kateri!

July 14th is the Feast Day of St Kateri!

Feast Day Crafts and Activities

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

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Feast Day Fun: St Benedict!

Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Benedict!

Feast Day Crafts and Activities

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO). The St Benedict Medal is a powerful Holy Medal! Find out what all of the inscriptions mean as you check out the Giant St Benedict Foil Medal we made a couple years ago. Here’s our St Benedict Wooden Painted Saint. Check out our Wooden Painted Saint Tutorial to start your own set! We’ve got lots of ways to use them as well… in board games, classic playsets, Lego, Lincoln Logs, Saints Day decorations, chore counting and piano practicing.

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Feast Day Fun: St Peter and St Paul

June 29  is the Feast Day of St. Peter and St Paul.

Peter and Paul are two very important characters from the Early Church.

Peter was the most frequently mentioned member of the original 12 Apostles, who traveled with Jesus throughout His Public Ministry and could testify to the Resurrection. Jesus foretold that this apostle would be the rock upon which the Church would be built.  Despite Peter’s betrayal of Jesus after His Arrest, St Peter led the Apostles, became the first pope and was martyred for his faith.

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Feast Day Fun: St Anthony

June 13  is the Feast Day of St. Anthony. St Anthony is known for his purity and innocence and for his intercession to find lost items.  He is often pictured with Baby Jesus because the Infant Savior appeared to him.

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Feast Day Fun: Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is Friday and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is Saturday!

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

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Ultimate Resource Guide for Little Painted (and Printable) Saints!


We’ve been building our collection of little Wooden Painted Saints…and we decided to make a Gallery of all the posts we’ve written about them…including a Tutorial with hints and tips to make them and ways to use them, play with them and stage and store them!

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Acknowledging the Presence of God in the Home: Architecture Thesis 20th Anniversary

…another venue for the little Wooden Painted Saints: my old Architecture School models that have been kicking around from one basement to the next …for 20 years!

We’re in the midst of a couple family projects and I came across my Architecture School models from my thesis project completed this week in 1995!

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Feast Day Fun: St Gemma

Feast Day Fun: St Gemma (April 11) is part of our ongoing series: Feast Day Fun with quick saint facts, crafts, activities and traditions!

Check out our growing Gallery of Feast Day Fun posts!

Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO).

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How to STAGE and STORE your Printable/Painted Saints!

The Little Wooden Painted Saints are so cute and we’re building quite the collection, outgrowing a couple storage boxes I’ve found for them.

In case you have been building your collection, but don’t know quite how to stage and store your Printable/Painted Saints…here are some ideas!

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