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First Holy Communion Preparation: Easy Lessons to Teach the Faith

St. Joseph First Communion Catechism for First Holy Communion Preparation

First Holy Communion Preparation is one of the most important journeys for a Catholic. Preparation should be efficient and effective. It is the parents’ responsibility (and privilege!) to raise their children in the faith. As a parent and religious education catechist, I believe that the New Saint Joseph First Communion Catechism provides every child with […]

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 […]

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross – September 14th

As we enter September, summer winds down and we transition into fall. An important feast day that falls on September 14th is The Exaltation of the Holy Cross. This leads us into the fall Ember Days followed by many beautiful fall feast days to also help us transition into the end of the liturgical year […]

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 […]