Lent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Additional Lent Materials avaiable at Loyola Press by clicking here.

Holy Week

Additional Holy Week Materials available from Loyola Press by clicking here.

Easter Season 

Celebrate Easter with a visual prayer experience inspired by a stained-glass depiction of the Resurrection.

This video is a part of the Arts & Faith seasonal series from Loyola Press.

If you’re looking for Faith-based Easter crafts and ideas for kids, Catholic Icing has it!  Each craft and recipe below has complete directions if you click the links for Catholic Icing.

DIY Resurrection Garden

how to make a resurrection garden

Lent and Easter Handprint Crafts

handprint craft for easter- empty tomb

6 creative ways to teach the Easter story!

creative ways to teach the Easter story

Make a Resurrection set for your kids- it’s easier than it looks! Just paint the heads and the rest is Mod Podged on. Also, check out my Passion set.

printable resurrection set- easter craft for kids

Craft some easy Easter crosses using leftover egg dye!

craft easter crosses with leftover egg dye

Easy Easter tomb craft using a plastic egg and Easter grass- so fun!

he is risen craft for kids- easy and fun!

Try making some Resurrection Rolls. These are very easy and fun to make!

 
Make a Resurrection Set (with free printables!)
Such a fun craft for learning about the real meaning of Easter.
 
 
I have a printable recipe with the scripture verses included!
 
Print an Easter Calendar and celebrate
all 50 days of Easter!
 
Make a set of Resurrection Eggs with your kids.
 
Another variation of Resurrection eggs- Stations of the Cross eggs.
resurrection eggs diy
 
Make an Easter Candle with your kids
for your family to use at home.

Print my Resurrection Napkin Rings!
Each one includes a piece of the Resurrection
Story to be read by your table guests before eating.

Try these no-bake and easy-to-assemble
empty tomb treats for kids!

 

Melt Your Own Candy Cross Pops from Jolly Ranchers!

Easy cross craft for any age.

cross craft for kids

Fun salt paintings- also great for every age!

how to make salt paintings with kids

How to color your deviled eggs for an Easter celebration!

how to make colored deviled eggs for easter

Transform your Lenten crown into a beautiful Easter nest!

crown of thorns turned nest

Make Rainbow Resurrection rolls using peeps!

rainbow resurrection rolls for Easter

Easter Notebooking Pages- Free To Print!

easter notebooking page- resurrection page to print

The Easter Legend of the Dogwood, and a craft to go with it.

legend of the dogwood

More Easter Posts:

The Jelly Bean Prayer Activities and Printables
 

Craft a Divine Mercy Novena Counter

 

Easter

Another part of a video series from Wordonfire.org. http://www.wordonfire.org.

Lent: Spiritual Renewal


We encourage you to take advantage of Lent as a wonderful time for spiritual renewal. Below you will find a variety of articles, activities, and other resources that will aid you in this special time of prayer and preparation.

 
Living Lent Daily     Lenten Moments of Mercy

  

Celebrating Easter: A Handout for Busy Parents
This handout is available to download free if you register with the Growing Up Catholic website. It is two pages chocked full of information for parents on the meaning of Easter and ideas on how to celebrate the holiday with family focused on the real meaning of the event.

Catholic Icing 
Religious Easter Ideas for Kids - Focusing on the True Meaning of Easter
Easter coloring pages and the jelly bean prayer plus a resurrection rolls and cookies and resurrection eggs.

Eleven Activities for Families to Celebrate the 50 Days of Easter (Sr. Janet Schaeffler)
Great ideas to help families make the Easter season come alive for 50 days courtesy of the Faith Formation Learning Exchange.

The Catholic Toolbox 
Games and activities to help families celebrate the Triduum and Easter in the home.

Holy Week Activities (Loyola Press)

Holy Week Resources for Families (Sadlier)

Preparing for the Easter Vigil (OnlineMinistries-Creighton University)
Catechize your parish with this bulletin that goes over the significance of each of the main parts of the Easter Vigil.

The Easter Triduum (Podcast by Eileen Burke Sullivan)

The Easter Triduum ( Sadlier)
Explanation for children

Good Friday (Pinterest)

Eighteen Questions on the Paschal Triduum (USCCB)

The Fifty Days of Easter (Podcast by Roc O'Connor S.J.)

Arts and Faith: (Loyola Press) Cycle A: Lent 2017


Easter Resources (Loyola Press)
A variety of activities and resources to enable families to bring the resurrection home.

The Best Thing About Easter (YouTube)

Easter Activities (RCL Benziger)

50 Days of Easter (Our Sunday Visitor)
"What are some ways for parish religious education programs to celebrate the Easter Season?"

Fully Alive (Good Ground Press)
Online Retreat for Adults for Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday (Loyola Press)

Pentecost (Our Sunday Visitor)


Pentecost Novena
 (Presentation Ministries)

Pentecost For All Generations (Lifelong Faith)
Celebrating Pentecost intergenerational event or stand alone activities for families, youth and children


Catechetics