Faith Formation Archive
When Pope Francis was elected, everybody (well, almost everybody) loved him. He is this warm, fuzzy, smiling teddy bear of a man. He lives the Gospel. He moves outside the box. We were impressed. We liked the
We can't shelter our children from all the immoral influences of the secular world but we can prepare them for the war on their souls. Terry McDermott gives us a few ways to plant the seeds of
Mary Kate Warner's back with a craft that helps illustrate for our children the significance of their prayers for others.
New children's books from The Beginner's Bible bring the stories of David and Esther to life for your family.
Rhonda Ortiz shares two new releases from Zonderkids, the team behind The Beginner's Bible. You'll love sharing these with your kids!
A simple project helps teach about the power of Jesus' love and forgiveness.
Our Wooden Painted Saints have attracted a lot of attention at recent Catholic conferences. These little wooden peg people are really fun to make so I thought that I would post a proper step-by-step tutorial. The Wooden
This game will teach children about storms: those that occur in nature and those that we encounter throughout life. It will also remind students that God is with them at every point in their lives, helping them
Editor’s note: Today, we congratulate our fellow CatholicMom.com contributor Jared Dees on the launch of his fantastic new book 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator. Since every Catholic parent is the primary religion teacher for
If you’re a Catholic Mom or Dad, chances are good that you might be striving to make your faith a hallmark in your family. That’s a great goal. But what that looks like day-to-day and year-to-year may
Colleen is from England. She was visiting our Church last week after stopping to see an old friend in New Mexico. She and her husband brought their friend to Church too. It took them 20 minutes to
One of my new year’s resolutions every year is to draw my home’s rhythm closer in line with the Liturgical year. As part of that, I will add a new project / celebration each month. This coming
I must confess that though I have been a Catholic since birth, I didn’t really participate much until my husband & I began to discuss having children. We started going to church regularly again and I got pregnant
We do not need a degree in theology, nor do we need to memorize the bible in order to be an effective evangelizer. But we do need to know our faith. This is important, not only to
Sunday mornings I brace myself, I know it’s coming. “I don’t wanna go to chuurrrch!!!” our 4-year-old daughter wails. Mom: Why don’t you want to go to church? Vaughn: It’s bor-wing. Mom: It’s a chance to visit