Category: Parents – the First Teachers

  • Read About One Of The Saints

    Read About One Of The Saints

    Saints are our Catholic heroes. They aren’t perfect, but they are beautiful examples of the path to holiness. So try reading about some of the saints. Our Catholic children need good role models.

  • Raising Catholic Kids for Their Vocations

    Raising Catholic Kids for Their Vocations

    This book by John and Claire Grabowski helps Catholic parents raise their children to know God, listen to his voice, and follow his call. This is a must-read for parents who want thier children to be open to the vocation God is calling them to, whether it be the priesthood, religious life, single life, or marriage.

  • Lenten Activities: Attend Good Friday Services

    Lenten Activities: Attend Good Friday Services

    Good Friday is the Friday before Easter. On Good Friday, At Good Friday Services, Catholics commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, who died to redeem us. There is no mass on Good Friday, but your local parish will hold a liturgy to remember this tremendous act of love. Attend them with your family.

  • Lenten Activities: Attend the Mass of the Lord’s Supper

    Lenten Activities: Attend the Mass of the Lord’s Supper

    The Mass of the Lord’s Supper commemorates the last supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples, when the institution of the priesthood and the Eucharist took place.  Holy Thursday is not a holy day of obligation, but you should consider attending with your whole family. #HolyThursday #Lent #priesthood #Eucharist

  • Make an Offering Box

    Make an Offering Box

    Lent is a beautiful opportunity to offer ourselves to our Lord.  An offering box is a tangible way to make our offerings. It can be used for many different types of offerings. #Lent #sacrifice #offering

  • Give Up Complaining for Lent

    Give Up Complaining for Lent

    It is so easy to fall into the habit of complaining. Try to give up complaining for Lent. To really not complain at all is more difficult than it sounds. So don’t complain about anything. At all. Really. Fast from complaints entirely.