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.
St. Francis of Assisi • Saint stories
Have you ever wished you could talk to animals? What would you say to them if you could?
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. Thérèse of Lisieux! • Saints for kids
Meet Saint Thérèse of Lisieux! She’s one of the Church’s most honored saints—but that doesn’t mean loving Jesus was always easy for her. Here’s the story of how she decided to turn her sacrifices into “flowers” for Jesus. Plus: Seven sayings from the saint to help you grow in holiness.