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.
Meet the Archangels! • Saints for kids
“I am Raphael, one of the seven angels who stand and serve before the Glory of the Lord!” Raphael, Michael, and Gabriel are three of the archangels honored by the Church on September 29. Here’s a little bit about them, and the dramatic story of how Raphael helped a young man and woman.
The Holy Rosary • Monthly devotion for October
In popular practice, October traditionally has been devoted to the rosary. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.
Meet St. Francis of Assisi! • Saints for kids
Meet Saint Francis of Assisi! The story of Francis and the leper shows that loving God isn’t always easy at first (even for one of the world’s most beloved saints) . . . but with God’s help, what seems bitter is sweetened by love.
Meet St. Teresa of Calcutta! • Saints for kids
Meet Saint Teresa! Her way of peace is not complicated: It starts with prayer, and a smile, and seeing Jesus in each and every person.