Ginny Kochis of notsoformulaic.com has developed Made for Greatness: A Growth Mindset Journal for Courageous Catholic Youth to help Catholic children and teens ages nine and up to develop a virtuous life and live for God.
In today’s highly sexualized world, is it possible to raise chaste Catholic men? Leila Miller argues that it is. While nothing is guaranteed in parenting due to our children’s free will, Miller offers no-nonsense advice for moms in the second edition of Raising Chaste Catholic Men: Practical Advice, Mom to Mom. In the foreword, Fr. Dwight Longenecker argues that young… Read more →
Catholic Brain, a Catholic faith formation program, offers over 5000 educational resources to help you share the Catholic faith with your children. It features animated videos, songs, games, lesson plans, printables, and quizzes. It also offers a reading for each day, as well as a video and saint of the day. In addition, there are special resources for advent, lent,… Read more →
Jesus, Do You Want to Be My Friend? Is a new picture book by Mark Restaino, illustrated by J.P. Alcomendas. It is a charming, colorful book based on the idea that children can always talk to Jesus and ask him questions. Each two-page spread features an illustration combined with a question and a Bible verse. For example, the first page… Read more →
The Cardinal Newman Society is pleased to announce its third annual Essay Scholarship Contest. The winner of the Contest will be awarded $5,000 toward the cost of attending one of the institutions recommended in The Newman Guide in the fall of 2019. All of the details about the Contest can be found at this link: https://newmansoc.org/EssayContest The $5,000 scholarship is made possible… Read more →
Handing It On is a new site offering handwriting sheets featuring English and Latin prayers and hymns. Sheets are available in both print and cursive. Founder Rebecca Fitzmaurice shares, Handing It On is a handwriting program designed to hand on to our children: Catholic tradition, the language of the Church (Latin), and penmanship skills. I’ve been homeschooling for 15 years, during… Read more →
I saw this book advertised and it seemed like such a lovely idea. Making a Marian Consecration is a beautiful act at any age. If you are interested in the adult version, please get a copy of 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley. Here is the official description of Marian Consecration for Children by Dr. Carrie Gress:… Read more →
This year is the 100th Anniversary of the visits of Blessed Mother to Fatima, Portugal, which makes it the perfect time to introduce your children (and perhaps yourselves) to the message of Fatima. The Fatima Family Handbook: Heaven’s Plan for Your Family by Tom Hoopes (published by Holy Heroes) can help you do just that. One reason the story of… Read more →