Kids love Ash Wednesday and they are often interested in the meaning behind the ritual of ashes. Here are some common questions and answers about the day. 1. Who can […]
Lent is a time to prepare for Easter, but why do we pray, fast and give alms during it? Those acts prepare us, mind and body, for the sacrifice of Lent. Head over to the web site for ideas to make praying, fasting and giving important parts of your family Lent.
Incorporate these ideas as often as you wish to celebrate St. Joseph this year. Pray the Act of Hope “Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdom […]
On Sunday we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. Take some time this month to talk to your kids about their own baptism (even if you’ve told the story before!). Talk about who was there, how their godparents were chosen and the celebration after the ritual. Our kids love to hear fun details — our oldest dropped his pacifier in the font and our youngest howled loudly throughout the blessed event. What a great time to share that Jesus is with us always, even when things don’t go as perfectly as planned. Read the complete reflection online.
Teaching Catholic Kids has gathered some of the best books to gift this Christmas from our parent company, OSV. Find these books and more at the OSV Catholic Bookstore. […]