How do you celebrate this beloved and well-known saint cherished by Catholics and non-Catholics around the world? How do you and your family remember her story and remarkable works of charity? Here are eight simple ways to celebrate St. Teresa of Calcutta, a modern saint for our times.
Last year when Catholic mom Karrie Marascia was looking through her church bulletin, she saw that an adult Lenten retreat was being held for most of a Saturday. She had an idea about doing a smaller version of a retreat for her family and gave it a try with her eight children. Online you’ll find the activities, and how they worked out, from putting together blessing bags to an in-home Stations of the Cross.
At Thanksgiving we thank God for many blessings and gifts. At Christmas, we try to imitate God’s generosity by giving gifts ourselves. But Keeping the emphasis on the birth of Jesus during the days before Christmas is difficult for both adults and children, especially as the secular and commercial side of Christmas actually begins even before Thanksgiving Day. Many people are already frantically shopping for those last minute gifts, the stores and schools are decorated to the fullest and sign of Christmas are everywhere! Online you’ll find Ten Ways to help keep Christ in Christmas. The activities cost very little and the rewards are priceless!
Autumn is a time of change and of new beginnings. And whether your family is dealing with a new school or simply a new grade-level, change can be scary. Jesus […]
Quick! Did St. Patrick really drive all the snakes from Ireland? Did he live in France? The answer to driving the snakes out is no … but he did live in France while training for the priesthood.