Kiara Pirola examines some recent statistics on the unique impact that fathers have on their children’s spiritual development and decisions about worship practice later in life. For families where religious tradition is important, interesting statistics have emerged on the different impact of fathers and mothers on the continuing faith practice of their children. In 1994,
Use these cute and happy little cupcake toppers to spread some words of wisdom the next time you bake cupcakes for a gift or fundraising stall! Use our decorated toppers or colour in the plain ones. Materials: Joy-raising Cupcake Toppers template Colouring materials - pencils, textas, crayons etc. Toothpicks Glue stick Scissors Download Template Here
These satin rose ribbons are fun for older children to make and look great on top of a beautifully wrapped gift or on the breakfast tray on Mother’s Day! Alternatively, string them together to make a special family rosary ribbon chain and save it for use on Marian feast days.
Easter eggs have a long and rich history that goes back well before the invention of chocolate. Eggs have long been associated with new life, fertility and rebirth with evidence of egg decorating dating back some 60,000 years. As early as the 4th and 5th centuries AD, there is evidence that it was common for
Help! I can’t find my Prayer Space anymore! What are you supposed to do with all the broken, damaged, or worn-out rosary beads, Ash Wednesday palms, holy cards, prayer cards, medals, scapulars, and other religious objects that accumulate and mysteriously multiply? Do you feel guilty about unceremoniously binning them? If you are feeling totally overwhelmed
Dear Friends, We are looking to write an article that explores parent's experiences of establishing and maintaining family prayers and faith rituals. We'd like to know what kind of things that Catholic families do to make their faith a part of every day life. We've all had successes and failures in this department and we'd love
Welcome to our exciting two part series! We begin this month with Raising Catholics: Taking Kids to Mass and will follow it up with Raising Catholics: Faith at Home. Taking kids to Mass is fraught with emotion and frustration. Parents are conflicted, sleep-deprived, busy and stressed and so are highly reactive and sensitive to perceived
Dear Friends, We are looking to write an article that explores the experiences of parents with Kids at Mass. We've all had good and bad experiences - we'd love to hear yours and the lessons you've learned. Sometimes, we all need a little inspiration from people who have been there. We need the data quite