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The Best Family Activities for Lent and Holy Week

Good Friday Scripture Lunch

The Best Family Activities for Lent and Holy Week Lent is such a holy and beautiful liturgical season for Catholics. When you have tried to live your best Lent, Easter will be all the more meaningful and joyful! In this post, I have complied all of the best family activities for Lent and Holy week […]

Stations Of The Cross Printable Activities For Good Friday

stations of the cross

The Stations of the Cross are a beautiful Catholic tradition to partake in during Lent, and, especially, Holy Week. This devotion is also an amazing one to involve small children in! My Stations of the Cross Printable activities sets and mini Stations of the Cross Booklets will be perfect for this endeavor.  In addition, you can […]

Holy Week Homeschool Activities to Enter into the Holy Triduum

Have you ever considered specific Holy Week Homeschool activities? During Holy Week, you may find it helpful to shift your homeschool activities, routines, and rhythms. One of the blessings of homeschooling is emphasizing the material that you would like to pass on to your children! In order to pass on the faith to our children […]

St. Joseph Feast Day Table: Recipes for the Celebration

St. Joseph Table Bread and Decor

St. Joseph’s Feast Day usually falls during Lent, and always falls on March 19. (He is actually one of the few saints to have two feast days – his other feast day is on May 1st and celebrates  his role as St. Joseph the Worker).  St. Joseph’s March feast day is to celebrate his role […]

Maundy Thursday Meaning and Significance: A Helpful Guide

unleavened bread and grapes for Maundy Thursday

In the Catholic Church, Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday) kicks off the most holy liturgical season of the year – the Holy Triduum. This day is extremely important to Catholics because Christ instituted two very important Sacraments on Holy Thursday: the priesthood (Holy Orders) and the Eucharist. There is so much about Maundy Thursday to […]

Ideas for a Beautiful and Holy Catholic Lent with Littles

This post will give you lots of ways to have a holy Catholic Lent with Littles! Lent is the liturgical period leading up to Easter. It is a beautiful and holy time in the church to prepare to observe the crucifixion and death of Our Lord, as well as celebrate His glorious resurrection!  Lent is […]

How to Sew a Catholic Tabernacle Veil

Catholic tabernacle veil

The Catholic sanctuary is a sacred and holy space. There is usually beautiful decor and artwork to help us enter into the mystery of heaven and assist during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  Today, we will focus on the tabernacle. The tabernacle is where the Blessed Sacrament is kept. There may be Consecrated Hosts […]