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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NEW! LENT Challenge Calendar Craft Kit: Give+Pray+Love

We’ve just released a NEW Craft Kit for upcoming Lent! Lent starts on March 2nd this year! You can easily download and print this Lent Challenge Calendar (either letter-size or assembled to 11×17″ tabloid size) for daily Lent Challenge options for the WHOLE FAMILY!

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Trying to find the Bright Side of COVID-19

There is no doubt that these are some unprecedented times! With church and business closings, cancellation of Holy Mass and the necessity of physical distancing, life has dramatically changed for most of us.

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Equipping Catholic Families …with Traditions for Ordinary Time!

Sometimes we feel a little down when the official Christmas season is over. It’s hard to jump enthusiastically into Ordinary Time, because it sounds so, well, ordinary! But Catholic living can add so much richness to our every day 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! All of our Cathletics Craft Kits come with permission to copy for family use and they’re packed with Catechism, Saints, Sacraments and Prayer to get you started, but we’ve included other helpful links too!

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Top FOUR Resolutions for 2019

It’s that time of year again, our second chance to start the new year (the Liturgical Calendar began with Advent in 2018).These are the big four resolutions that I’m compelled to commit to and I’ve included some resource, article and affiliate links that I’ve found helpful. This is not an exhaustive list! I might even edit and add to these lists throughout January…and I’m happy to check out your recommendations!

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Focus Your Faith This Summer!

Up here in Canada, we still have a month left of school, but summer has already started for many across the US!

Summer is super fun and we’re definitely looking forward to some lazy mornings, relaxed schedules, Catholic crafts and fun in the sun!

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Catholic Brain: Review of an Awesome Resource for Kids

It’s not too late! Sign up for a FREE Lent Program at Catholic Brain and discover a ton of resources for Catholic kids, all year long!

I was blown away by the comprehensive set of references, lessons, games, printables and videos at Catholic Brain.

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The Passion (told by Adam)

So I found this audio mysteriously on my ipod. I vaguely remember Bridget recording Adam telling his version of The Passion.

This is totally unscripted.  I’m just sad that he no longer calls palm branches “pom poms”.

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Kelly Saints Stamps Craft Kit

Kelly SaintsTM Stamps

6 different templates of 42 saints to transform your family board games, fridge calendar, lunch notes and more!

PDF Download: $15


Kelly SaintsTM Stamps (Converted 2 Catholic Classics) Craft Kit: SIX DIFFERENT templates (of 42 Saints) with varying size circles and stamps…and instructions and suggestions for how to use them! Transform classic family games like Guess Who?!, Bingo, Connect4, Monopoly and Checkers…convert stickers on chore charts, family fridge calendars, agenda books, lunchbox notes, greeting cards and snail mail packages!

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Sync your Schedule with the Saints!

How is your new school year turning out? This September, I decided to get a little more organized and try out a couple Planners, a new approach to prayer journaling, take a stab at bullet journaling and reign in a plethora of passwords.
I checked out a number of secular planners and calendars including cheap little ones from the dollar store and this beautiful Happy Planner.

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