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Exciting Catholic Saint Nicholas Feast Day Celebration Ideas

Catholic Saint NIcholas

Catholics celebrate the Saint Nicholas’s feast day on December 6th. This was the first feast day that we incorporated when we learned what liturgical living was. It is a fun little celebration at the beginning of Advent, and our kids love it and look forward to it every year! Who was Saint Nicholas? St. Nicholas […]

Catholic Saint Lucy DIY Crown

catholic saint lucy

Liturgical living is such a fun, beautiful, and meaningful way to pass on the Catholic faith to our children. It also does not have to be expensive or difficult! I mentioned my favorite Advent saints in this post. Today, I have an easy and cheap DIY to celebrate St. Lucy’s Feast Day! I will show you […]

All Saints Day Celebration Ideas

all saints day

How do we celebrate All Saints Day? This joyous Solemnity is a very important day in the Catholic Church. Not only is it a Holy Day of obligation, but it is also reminder of the eternal reward – heaven! I pray that everyone reading this and all of your family and friends joins the Communion […]


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Teach Catholic Religious Education at Home in 7 Steps

At your baptism you were given the gift of faith. At your child’s baptism he or she was given the gift of faith. The gift of the Catholic faith has been passed down for generations and generations. We can and should nurture this gift given to us by God, and we should nurture the gift […]

Top 8 Catholic Feast Days and Holy-days to Celebrate this Fall

Fall is such a cozy time of year. The weather is cooling down here in New York, the leaves are changing to yellow, orange and red, and the smells of soup and fresh baked pumpkin goodies fill our home. There are so many seasonal changes as well as Catholic feast days to look forward to […]

How to Prepare Children for the First Sacrament of Reconciliation

Receiving the First Sacrament of Reconciliation is a blessed time in every parent’s and child’s life. Preparing to receive this beautiful sacrament is very important.  Your child may be attending religious education, or your child may be attending Catholic school. Either way, it is the parents’ responsibility to teach their children their faith. As parents, […]

An Honest Comparison of the Best Catholic Homeschool Curricula

It’s a great time to be a homeschooler. There are so many amazing resources, especially authentically Catholic homeschool curricula! But where to begin? The vast choices can be overwhelming. Today, I will share with you a list of some of the different Catholic homeschool curricula on the market. I will give you a brief overview […]