A Catholic Mom’s Guide to Preparing for Lent

Catholic Mom's Guide to Preparing for Lent

As a Catholic mother, Lent is really one of my very favorite times of the year. The Lenten season gives me hope, a chance to begin again, and to fashion my life into something that pleases God. In years past, I’ve jumped off the deep end with my Lenten resolutions. I have a tendency to […]

Quick and Easy Meatless Meals for Lent

Meatless meal ideas for Lent -- soups, casseroles, sandwiches, pasta, seafood and more!

During Lent, we abstain from eating meat on Fridays as a form of penance. (I have to be honest – I love fish and seafood, so it’s not that much of a struggle for me.) If you want to branch out from fried fish and salmon patties, I’ve got a great list of meatless meals […]

Catholic Picture Books for Lent and Easter

Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter -- these are perfect for families, or in a Catholic school classroom!

Ready to celebrate this special liturgical season with your family? Take a look at some of our favorite Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter. Catholic Picture Books for Lent     &  Little Rose of Sharon: A Story of Self Sacrifice The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale Want to explain to your children […]

My Lenten Prayer Challenge – A Decade a Day

This Lenten season, I’m keeping it simple. At home,I’m overwhelmed most days, barely having time to breathe. While lofty goals for Lent are admirable, I want to work on something I KNOW I can accomplish. I’ve got three things in mind, keeping in line with the prayer, fasting and almsgiving tenets of Lent. For fasting, […]

February Catholic Family Calendar

Catholic family activity calendar for February

Can you believe January is already over? We’re gearing up and getting ready for one of my very favorite liturgical seasons — Lent. Take a look at this interactive Catholic family calendar for February. You’ll find listings for feast Days, Holy Days of Obligation, ideas for celebrating Lent in your home, craft ideas, recipes, books […]