Ready to celebrate the feast days coming up in March? This list of books, arranged in calendar order, will help you to be prepared to live the liturgical year at home with your family! Don’t miss our list of Catholic books for Lent and Easter, too.
St. David of Wales – March 1st
Patron saint of Wales, and probably the most famous of the British saints, although we have little reliable information about him.
St. Katherine Drexel – March 3rd
An American saint, St. Katherine Drexel dedicated her life to the poor, giving away millions of dollars. Read more about her here:
St. Ciarán – March 5th
One of Ireland’s first saints, he lived for a time as a hermit before being consecrated as a Bishop by Saint Patrick. (you may also see his name spelled Kieran)
St. Colette – March 6th
St Colette was the founder and Abbess of the Colletines Poor Clares in France.
St. John of God -March 8th
A saint who was once committed to a mental hospital? St John of God’s story will fascinate you, while his service for the sick and poor will inspire you.
St. Frances of Rome – March 9th
St. Dominic Savio – March 9th
This young Italian saint is the patron of choir boys. Learn more about him here:
St. Macarius – March 10th
Saint Macarius and the Hyena from Legends of Saints and Beasts
St. Matilda (St. Maud) – March 14th
St. Longinus – March 15th
St. Louise de Marillac – March 15th
St. Patrick – March 17th
One of our very favorite saints, Saint Patrick is the patron of Ireland. This March, study more about him with these books.
St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism
Around the Year Once Upon a Time Saints
Saints and Angels
Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
Saints: Lives and Illuminations
St. Joseph of Arimathea – March 17th
St. Joseph – March 19th
Husband to Mary and earthly father to Jesus, St Joseph stands as our model for Christian fathers and husbands. Teach your children about him with these selections.
St. Cuthbert – March 20th
The Annunciation – March 25th
Do you have favorite Catholic picture books that you pull out during March? I’d love to hear more about your favorites!