As a young girl, Catherine always had her nose in a book. If she didn’t have her nose in a book, she was asking the wisest men and women of the land all sorts of questions. There were plenty of books and plenty of wise people around, because Catherine lived in the great port city of Alexandria, Egypt—home of the biggest library in the world—and her father was the governor.
In popular practice, October traditionally has been devoted to the rosary. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.
Get to know and love the Church’s heavenly family with these books on saints. Young, old, modern and ancient, the saints featured in the compilations are sure to resonate with everyone in your family.
Whether it was the unwavering prayers for their children, their selfless commitment to service, or their unfettered bravery, we asked and you told us these mom saints are your favorites.
“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.