Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring page, and one of her childhood stories imagining a world in which love and justice prevail.
Ah, Labor Day: the last hurrah of summer—a time for barbecues and one last family trip. But this Labor Day, honor the true spirit of the holiday by telling your kids about the Church’s rich teaching about the dignity of work. Here’s a backgrounder, and nine things to do with your kids.
God wishes to save not just a few, Sunday’s readings tell us, but all the people of every nation on the Earth.
Whether it was the unwavering prayers for their children, their selfless commitment to service, or their unfettered bravery, we asked and you told us these mom saints are your favorites.
Cleaning with kids doesn’t have to be pure drudgery. It is a duty, yes, but also a path to help them understand that work is holy and redemptive. Here are five ways to teach your children about the dignity of work at home.