Night of Light

By Francine Pirola | March 11, 2013

Do your own little bit of evangelisation this Halloween and avoid some of the unhealthy, tooth-rotting candy. Why not hand out these little scripture cards…

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No-Sew Unity Banner

By Kiara Pirola | February 27, 2013

Try this fuss-free banner project with the kids. Hung over a prayer space, it is a great reminder to pray for Christian unity and unity…

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Unity People Chain

By Kiara Pirola | February 25, 2013

“That they may all be one…” Make unity a regular point in your family’s prayer life. This simple craft activity is not only a lot…

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Resurrection Garden

By Kiara Pirola | February 23, 2013

This activity was inspired by Pinterest and based our instructions on this blog post from JOYfilled Family. A great gift alternative to the standard chocolate…

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Family Prayer Bookmarks

By Kiara Pirola | February 20, 2013

Marriage and family had a special place in the heart of our late Pope, John Paul II. Family life is not easy, a source of…

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Peace Tree

By Kiara Pirola | December 17, 2012

When Jesus promises peace, it is truly a great gift. No matter what challenges life brings us, we can pay for the peace of Christ…

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My Family Crest

By Kiara Pirola | November 28, 2012

A family is made up of different members, who each have their own unique gifts and interests. Design a special crest for your family. You…

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Paper Chain of Peace

By Kiara Pirola | July 31, 2012

The origami paper crane is a traditional symbol of peace. Instructions on how to make them can be found with an internet search, or try…

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Annunciation Candle

By Kiara Pirola | July 18, 2012

This neat little activity was adapted from Women for Faith and Family Materials: Large Pillar Candle, white (purity) or blue (for Mary) Small image of…

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Making Your Own Jesse Tree

By Francine Pirola | July 16, 2012

Beginning a new Advent Tradition in your family could not be simpler. A Jesse Tree is a simple ritual that comes with a prayer (see…

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St Nic Candy Cane Holder

By Francine Pirola | July 16, 2012

St Nicolas is usually depicted in crimson or deep purple bishop robes (not the bright red of commercial Santas). The European tradition of hanging stockings…

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Christ the King Crown & Robe

By Kiara Pirola | July 9, 2012

Christ the King Crown Create a crown using gold cardboard and decorate with sequins, rhinestones and fake fur (or cotton wool) around the bottom rim.…

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