Activities

Creating Mindful and Meaningful Christmas Celebrations

By Susanne North | November 15, 2021

Children love rituals and traditions. There is nothing more beautiful than watching children’s shiny eyes and their contagious excitement in anticipation of a festive event,…

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School Vacation Ideas

By Francine Pirola | September 24, 2021

No matter in which country you reside, there’s always a frantic search for ideas to keep kids busy during the school vacations. With many places…

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Grandparents Kit 1

By CathFamily | June 21, 2021

Grandparents are of unique importance in family life generally and particularly in the transmission of faith through the generations. They provide children with a stability…

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Grandparents Kit 2

By CathFamily | June 21, 2021

The Grandparents Kit is a resource for schools and parishes, designed for events such as Grandparents Day or for special feasts such as that of…

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Grandparents Kit 3

By CathFamily | June 21, 2021

The Grandparents Kit is a resource for schools and parishes, designed for events such as Grandparents Day or for special feasts such as that of…

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Wonder Words

By CathFamily | October 12, 2020

Effective literacy requires children to master both the phonics basis of written language and words learnt by ‘sight’. Analysis of written texts has identified the…

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Mary Undoer of Knots

By CathFamily | September 15, 2020

I found the best helper in Mary Undoer of Knots. This is an image of Jesus’ mother surrounded by angels, all of whom are untying…

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Holy Week @ Home

By Guest Author | April 1, 2020

Simple steps for sharing faith with your children This year, Holy Week ceremonies and Easter Masses will not be accessible as usual. But that doesn’t…

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Easter @ Home

By Guest Author | April 1, 2020

While Masses have been suspended this Easter, it won’t stop Catholics from celebrating with joy the festive highpoint of their Christian calendar! Our homes are…

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Immaculate Conception

By CathFamily | November 25, 2018

Many people confuse the Immaculate Conception with Jesus’ conception (which is called a virgin conception or virgin birth). The Immaculate Conception, in fact, refers to…

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Archaeology of the Word

By CathFamily | November 13, 2018

The Christian Bible has two sections: the Jewish scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian writings (New Testament). Jesus, and his mother Mary, were devout Jews, deeply…

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Women of Wisdom

By CathFamily | November 9, 2018

Some fifteen years ago, I began to meet regularly with several women to support each other in prayer. Called ‘Women of Wisdom’ we committed to…

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