Stir, mix, mix. Roll out the cookies. Pop them in the oven. Set the timer. The yummy smell of cookies drifts throughout your house bringing in your brothers and sisters. Your chocolate chip cookies are perfect! What saint do you give thanks to? Saint Lawrence! But why him?
On July 31 we celebrate the feast day of Ignatius of Loyola, who was born into a family of Basque nobility in the family castle of Azpeitia. He was the youngest of the 13 children of Beltran de Loyola and Marina Saenz de Licona.
Not much is known about the parents of our Blessed Mother and the grandparents of Jesus, Saints Joachim and Anne, but there are simple ways to remember these special saints by honoring and spending time with those who bless us daily.
Let the stories of these five pro-life saints inspire you to continue building a culture of life in your home. Links to great resources to get you started celebrating with your kids.
How’s your saintly knowledge? From our colleagues at Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly comes a fun quiz that will test your knowledge of the saints. From saintly husbands and wives, to young saints, to pope saints, sharpen up your pencils, shiny up your halo and have fun!