Can you imagine your dad selling you? That’s what happened to Saint Brigid!
Brother Juniper’s holy foolishness often made his fellow brothers laugh, but the time he stole a farmer’s pig for the sake of love, he may have gone too far. Or did he?
Can you imagine praying with bears, lions and wolves around you? St. Blaise did!
They go by many names, but they’re often known as Blessing Boxes—little charitable dispensaries that people set up in public places for those in need. But as the women behind the movement will tell you, the boxes are a blessing for the whole community. Here’s how the idea caught on, and how your family might get involved.
Help kids practice giving, praying, and fasting this Lent with these ideas . . . plus, a primer on Lent and fasting guidelines.