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Celebrating the Solemnity of the Assumption

Disclaimer: This idea is not something I found anywhere online or in any Catholic celebration books.  I thought of it myself, so it is by no means any sort of Catholic tradition.  Perhaps it should be, though! For those of you with family birthdays clustered around Christmas and/or Easter, you […]


Marian CDs

It has been a while since I posted about music collections!  In honor of today’s solemnity, I would like to share a few CDs in our collection that we use for a variety of Marian celebrations during Ordinary Time, whether they are solemnities, feast days, memorials, or ordinary Saturdays held […]


Feb. 20: Memorial of Saints Jacinta & Francisco Marto

*update 2017: SAINTS Jacinta & Francisco, no longer Blesseds!  All glory to God! Our kids enjoyed a few media goodies today!  We do not own any actual picture books about Fatima (yet), but an audio story and a board book were certainly enough for my kids to get excited about […]


Saints and Me!

I would like to point out a fantastic resource for those who have very young children in their household.  The Saints and Me collection from Liguori Press is an extremely affordable collection of saint books.  They were originally marketed for children age 4-9; the website now says age 3-8 within […]


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 […]


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, […]