We never know how God may use our feeble efforts. St. Antoine Daniel offers a model of how to teach.
The North American Martyrs Kids Activity Book will bring the lives of these holy men alive for Catholic children. This 135-page paperback book includes bios, discussion and reflection questions, word puzzles, mazes, coloring pages and more activities about the lives of the North American or Canadian Martyrs.
Kimberly Fries has created a beautiful new collection of Catholic children’s books. Written by Fries with vibrant illustrations by Sue Kouma Johnson, these books are delightful additions to any home, Catholic school, or parish library. There are two saint books: Girl Saints for Little Ones and Boy Saints for Little Ones. Each two-page spread features a short biography of the… Read more →
My seven year old daughter loves the Holy Heroes Glory Stories. Believe me when I tell you that is saying something. She is a very active young lady and it took her until this year to behave appropriately in Mass (and she still doesn’t want to be there). She reluctantly says her prayers, and she doesn’t like audio books, yet… Read more →
SaintCards is an educational game for all ages that teaches Church History, Catholic Art, Hagiography, and the Liturgical Year. Get a Full Set of 104 SaintCards along with rules for several different ways to use them when you pledge $25 to their KickStarter fund. Find out more here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1989596438/saintcards/description
St. Dymphna of Ireland, the patron saint of those suffering from mental illness, hears a lot from me. I ask for her intercession daily both for myself and for several people I care about. For this reason, I was excited to read The King’s Prey, a fictional telling of her life story by Susan Peek. Very little is known about… Read more →
I was recently sent two audio CDs to review from the Glory Stories series by Holy Heroes. Volume XIII is Secrets from Heaven: The Story of the Children of Fatima, particularly relevant during this year commemorating 100 years since our Blessed Mother visited young Lucia dos Santos and her cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto. Francisco and Jacinta were recently canonized… Read more →
Lisa Hendey of CatholicMom.com fame has written two new books for children, the start of the Chime Travelers Series. When the bells chime, get ready for fun and adventure as you join Katie and Patrick on their travels back in time to far-distant lands. The mysterious strangers they meet along the way turn out to be saints of old who… Read more →
Guest post by Caitlin Bootsma With summer fast approaching, it’s always a challenge to adjust to the new normal, whatever that means for your family. Whether it’s fewer classes or none at all, more family togetherness on car trips and vacations or more downtime, it can be a challenge to encourage children to stay active, both physically and mentally. This… Read more →
Comprehension Text/workbook from Seton Press. Students read short and interesting stories of saints and then answer objective or interpretive questions for over sixty lessons. Responses to questions encourage application to daily Catholic life. Answer Key included in back of the book on perforated pages for easy removal. Black and white illustrations. 2010 copyright. 8.5 x 11 inches. Soft cover. 80… Read more →