In popular practice, August traditionally has been devoted to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Here are some ways to practice that devotion with your family this month.
The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus falls on the 19th day after Pentecost (a Friday), and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary follows on the next day. If you’ve heard of devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary but aren’t quite sure what they’re all about, in the post you’ll find a brief introduction and a few ideas for what your family might do.
“It is the King of Heaven who sends me,” Joan told the commander of the French army, “and if you will follow my banner, God will help you break the siege of Orléans.”
The Trinity is the “central mystery of the Christian faith,” yet most kids are a little fuzzy on the details. You can begin to remedy that by marking the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity with your kids. In the post you’ll find several ways to celebrate the day, plus some talking points to get you started.
Pentecost is one of the most important holy days of the Church calendar. Here are nine ideas for praying, celebrating, and learning about Pentecost with your kids.