Our Catholic Love Story

anniversary 21This article first appeared over at Written By the Finger of God back in 2012! I thought after celebrating our 21st Wedding Anniversary this week, I might reminisce a little... I was a student in a program with little tolerance for Faith or aspirations of virtue beyond artsy experimentation, obscurity and conflict, for the sake of shock value. There were consecutive all-night-ers and professors who took far too much pleasure in announcing "triple f minus" for students marks, with Read more [...]

Feast Day Fun: St Anne and St Joachim

St Anne and St Joachim   Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Anne and St Joachim Feast Day Crafts and Activities Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO). July 26th is the Feast Day of St Anne and St Joachim: the parents of Mary, and consequently the Grandparents of Jesus! Celebrate a special GRANDPARENTS' DAY with a visit or a picnic with grandparents...   ...or Read more [...]

Cool 2B Catholic Stamping

cool 2bcatholic plank Yesterday, we released the newly expanded Tower Tumble with Jumbo templates in case you're up to making your own JUMBO Jenga(R) set for your backyard or youth group! The Jumbo Tower Tumble grows upwards from 27" high and it's made with quality 2x4's...sanded, embellished with Catechism categories and answers and varnished for a no-splinter finish.   Tower Tumble Cathletics Craft Kit includes JUMBO Tower Templates! 56 Catechism Categories and Answers, already formatted for Read more [...]

Build Up Your Catholic Catechism!

Tower Tumble 300px Build up your Catholic Catechism with Cool 2B Catholic Tower Tumble! A few years ago, we started converting some of our favorite classic board games to be Catholic with these fine printables:         Guess Who?! The Saints Guess Who?! 24 Popes Guess Who?! 116 Cardinals We also released the comprehensive Kelly Saints Stamps Cathletics Craft Kit featuring SIX different templates of Kelly Saints Stamps...to convert Connect 4, Checkers, Guess Read more [...]

Super Saints really work!

Super Saints smiling Bridget just received her own set of the Super Saints cards from our Parish after attending the summer Totus Tuus program this week. I guess I really should have tried this before...but I'm pleased to announce that these Super Saints cards really work! After briefly looking over the cards, we had an awesome game of Super Saints Showdown...playing a friendly game of Top Trumps with the cards. Bridget has already made her own connections between the saints (did you know that St Therese and St Kateri Read more [...]

Super Saints Cards in PRINT!

Super Saints Pack One They're here! We released the Super Saints as a Craft Kit last week and we just received our first print of Pack One of the Super Saints Cards!  We're so excited that our Parish has sponsored our first print, making the cards available for all of our VBS (Totus Tuus Toronto!) attendees this week! The cards feature the Kelly Saints drawings by our own 16 year old Kelly...all watercolored and formatted with quick and comparable facts about each saint! We have a very limited quantity Read more [...]

Feast Day Fun: St Kateri

St-Kateri53e4ea2b5dc09.jpg  Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Kateri! July 14th is the Feast Day of St Kateri! Feast Day Crafts and Activities Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO). First of all...after a few little glitches the new Super Saints Cards (Pack One) is being printed RIGHT NOW! You can find all about the Super Saints Cards HERE! The cards include a wealth of information Read more [...]

Feast Day Fun: St Benedict!

St Benedict sm CYMK Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Benedict! Feast Day Crafts and Activities Excerpts from A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families , various posts at Equipping Catholic Families and our Saint Scripts Craft Kits (Series ONE and TWO). The St Benedict Medal is a powerful Holy Medal! Find out what all of the inscriptions mean as you check out the Giant St Benedict Foil Medal we made a couple years ago. Here's our St Benedict Wooden Painted Saint. Check out our Wooden Painted Saint Tutorial Read more [...]

Feast Day Fun: St Maria Goretti

St Maria CYMK Welcome to Feast Day Fun: St Maria Goretti! At the age of 12, a young man tried to make Maria sin. When she absolutely refused, he stabbed her and she died a day later, but not before she forgave her murderer. Her murderer was arrested and 27 years later repented and reformed after seeing Maria in a dream. St Maria Goretti is the patron saint of girls and purity. Feast Day Crafts and Activities I actually do not have any specific activities to celebrate the Feast Day of St Maria Goretti, in Read more [...]

New Release! Super Saints Cards featuring Kelly Saints!

sneak peek 5Introducing a new SAINTS card game: Super Saints!  JUST RELEASED!! Super Saints Cards Pack One Cathletics Craft Kit features Kelly Saints quizzing/collector cards...complete with new watercolor Saints,  quick, comparable facts and a brief bio. Pack One is released today with the following Saints: St André St Anthony St Brendan St Brigid St Cecilia St Faustina St John (Apostle) St John Paul II St Joseph St Jude St Kateri St Mark Mother Mary St Michael St Read more [...]