Last Minute Resources for Holy Week: Traditions, Crafts and Videos

Today is 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.

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Crafts for April Saints and the Easter Season!

With Easter Sunday on March 31st, here’s a summary of crafts and traditions for the Saints Days and Feast Days of April and the 50 days of Easter! That’s right! The season of Easter will extend until the Solemnity of Pentecost on May 19th!

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Lent Crafts

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 for Lent!

Good Deed Bead Bracelets with pony beads and pipe cleaners make an easy bracelet with a built-in prayer or sacrifice counter! 10 beads make a decade, space an additional 5 for the five decades and wear the bracelet all Lent with renewed dedication to the Rosary!

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Live Liturgically this FEBRUARY

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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9 Unique Catholic Gifts you can Print, Customize and Give!

Looking for last minute, meaningful Catholic gifts? All of our Catholic Craft Kit PDFs come with permission to copy for personal use and that means you can print and assemble them for beautiful custom, handmade gifts for your close family and friends!

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December Saints Days and ADVENT!

December Saints Days and ADVENT!

Equipping Catholic Families for December Saints!

It’s December 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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Dollar Store Advent Wreath

We’ve been seeing beautiful wooden advent wreaths and I decided to try making one, using what I could find from the dollar store! I already had the 6″ masonite wreath base from an earlier trip to the dollar store.
I know I have seen little wooden leaf cutouts, but this time of year, my trusty dollar store had none. I switched gears to use little wooden hearts and flowers and this is what I came up with.

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Anticipating Advent


Here’s a summary of our most-loved Advent Traditions and the Heirloom Crafts we dig out year after year!

1. The Jesse Tree!


The Jesse Tree Tradition features Biblical ornaments tracing the lineage of Jesus through the Old Testament to the Nativity in the New Testament.

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November Saints Days

Equipping Catholic Families for November 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.

 Hey, are you ready for the NEW Liturgical Calendar starting December 1st?

We’ve got the NEW 2023-2024 Wall Calendar for Every Day Catholics and it actually started September 1st, so it has all of upcoming Advent, plus all of 2024, illustrated with our unique Super Saints for Feast Days and Monthly Devotions plus a couple bonus templates for Catholic lists and logs! Each month has illustrated Saints Days, Solemnities and Monthly Devotions, fasting Fridays and classic monthly prayers!

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Reconciliation Refresher Craft Kit (Ages 7-99)

Has it been 2 weeks, 2 months, 2 years or 20 years since your last confession?

We’ve got a NEW Craft Kit for that!

Whether it’s been a while and you’re wondering if you remember what to say in the confessional…or if you just went to reconciliation last week but suspect you need to go again, for the exact same sins, we’ve got a new Catholic printable to help you return to this most precious Sacrament!

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