“How many days until Christmas?” young children want to know. In the week before Christmas, help them keep track with an O Antiphons paper chain that will serve as a daily reminder of Christ’s coming.
How long Is the Christmas season?
While retail stores may be discounting Christmas decorations and putting up Valentine’s Day displays by December 31, Catholics and many other Christian denominations are just getting started on their Christmas […]
On Labor Day, teach your kids about the dignity of work
Ah, Labor Day: the last hurrah of summer—a time for barbecues and one last family trip. But this Labor Day, honor the true spirit of the holiday by telling your kids about the Church’s rich teaching about the dignity of work. Here’s a backgrounder, and nine things to do with your kids.
Light up your Advent with these Advent wreath ideas
Observe Advent (the period of four weeks before Christmas) with the help of an Advent wreath: Make an Advent wreath. If you do not own an Advent wreath, make your […]
7 ways to Celebrate the Feasts of the Angels
With the feasts of the archangels and the guardian angels only four days apart, it’s a great time to celebrate the angels with your kids. Here are seven ideas for what to do.