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 […]

May 30: Memorial of St. Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc: Brave Soldier for Peace by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books about saints for kids age 4-9.  The text in this book moves extremely quickly, and there are a plentiful number […]

Secular Easter Books for Kids

Yesterday, I shared our growing collection of Eastertide books.  Those books all at least come from a Christian perspective.  Today, I am going to share two fun books our kids received this year to enjoy during the Easter Season.   I know we have a few other books for Easter that […]

May 16: Memorial of St. Brendan

Saint Brendan and the Voyage Before Columbus by Mike McGrew; illustrated by Marnie Litz This is a fantastic little picture book about a lesser known saint and his great adventures.  Yes, you may have heard of St. Brendan the Navigator, but how much do you know about his story?  Thanks […]

Songs for Pentecost

Pentecost is one of my favorite holidays – such a powerful culmination of the Easter Season!  Come, Holy Spirit! Oh, how I wish this post were much, much longer!  As short as it is, here are songs I have pulled together for a Pentecost playlist to give you over an […]