Ideas for School -- Catholic Pinterest Board of the Week


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This week and this month have marked “Back to School” for many of us – and it’s likely that the rest of you who are vacationing will be back to the classroom soon. It’s a time for sharpening number two pencils, re-negotiating bedtimes, and planning the multitude of activities that will soon fill our calendars. That’s why I was so happy to spot “Ideas for School“, a fabulous pinboard by Catholic school counselor and educator Lisa Landy. Truthfully, I had a difficult time determining which of Lisa’s many awesome boards to select for “Board of the Week” – she has everything from classroom organization and craft ideas to tips for parents and behavioral information. I invite you to set aside some time this week to check out Lisa’s boards, and maybe start a “back to school” motivational board of your own!

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And here’s this week’s tip of the week from Allison Girone of the Catholic Pinterest Group Board who has kindly agreed to offer a weekly pointer for us on how to use some best practices to enjoy and effectively employ Pinterest:

Saint board – We have saints that share our birthdays, share our name and saint’s whose name we take for Confirmation.  There are saints we feel called to ask for intercessory prayer, due to their patronage and our changing needs. Call out to these “Cloud of Witnesses,” identify and catalog them by pinning them to a Saint prayer board. The Church Triumphant.

If you’re a Catholic using Pinterest, please drop a link in the comments below to share your boards. Also, I’d love to hear about why you love Pinterest and how you think this latest craze might be used to spread the Good News.

Lisa M. Hendey loves Pinterest and can be found at

Pushpin image courtesy of Darren Hester

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Copyright 2012 Lisa M. Hendey


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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