by calendar month:


June 22: Memorial of St. Thomas More

Thomas More: Faith-Filled Father 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 of pictures, so […]


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 […]


Apr. 23: Memorial of St. George

The Saint Who Fought the Dragon: The Story of Saint George by  Cornelia Bilinsky; illustrated by Theresa Brandon This book is fantastic!  It is a small hardcover book, 25 pages in length, similar in scope to the book for St. Helen posted here.  With some pages containing several paragraphs, the […]


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 […]


Easter Basket stuffers for Catholics

Every year, my kids get a new religious book for Easter, which is wrapped separately from their Easter basket.  I also try to include religious items in their baskets.  I have personally given my children things such as: Stuffed animal lambs.  Instead of the Easter Bunny, we have chosen to […]