November


Picture Books to Celebrate Solemnities for Christ!

These differ from Christmas books, which focus on Christ’s birth, and Lent or Easter books, which celebrate His death and resurrection.  Although the following books may incorporate some of those themes, they are primarily stories of Christ’s entire life, or His adult ministry.  This means they are great for any […]


Solemnities for Christ: board books

Here are some fantastic board books that celebrate the life of Christ.  They are perfect for any time of the year, but particularly handy for the string of solemnities that begin with Pentecost every year.  These board books are for toddlers and preschoolers; I have a separate post here for […]


No-Sew Saint Costumes

This is a list for the costumes I have put together for my children for All Saints’ Day.  None require sewing. St. Francis of Assisi St. Joseph St. Mary St. Michael the Archangel St. Patrick St. Patrick, updated St. Raphael the Archangel St. Teresa of Calcutta May all the saints […]


Songs for All Saints Day

Happy Hallowmas!  Our family has been jamming out to a lot of fun music celebrating saints and angels today!  I have a mix of traditional hymns, secular tunes, and contemporary Christian songs that I think are all perfect for today’s Holy Day! If a hymn below was written by a […]


Picture Books Covering Several Saints

All Saints’ Day is swiftly approaching! A lot of the books in our saint picture book collection are on an individual saint, or in some cases, two saints who were contemporaries.  Each of our children have a picture book of saints, each featuring a few dozen saints.  In this post, […]


Thanksgiving Books

We now have four picture books for our Thanksgiving collection!  Thanksgiving is obviously not a Church holy day, but it is an important one to Americans with a strong Christian undertone. Two years ago, we checked Saying Grace out from the library.  Last year, we bought it (used, of course!  […]