Month of Mary
May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. There are so many beautiful ways to honor her this month!
Queenship of Mary @ Waltzing Matilda
Mary Queen of Heaven @ Real Life at Home
Paper Vase/Bouquet @ Catholic Inspired (doubles as a Mother’s Day gift!)
30 Minute May Crowning for Toddlers @ Catholic Mom
Preschool May Crowning Craft @ Catholic Icing
May Crowning Craft @ Faith Filled Freebies
May Crowning @ Catholic Icing
Mary Diorama @ Catholic Sistas
Food:Rice Krispie Crown @ Catholic Cusine
Queenship Cheese and Cracker Crown Platter @ Catholic Cuisine
Edible Mary Bouquet @ Catholic Cuisine
Marian Titles May Crowning Luncheon @ Catholic Cuisine
A Feast for Mary’s Month of May @ Catholic Cuisine
May 1st - St. Joseph the WorkerColoring Pages:
St. Joseph @ Drawn 2B Creative
St. Joseph the Worker @ Catholic Inspired
St. Joseph the Worker Chore Chart @ Catholic Inspired
St. Joseph Memory Match Playing Cards @ Shower of Roses
St. Joseph Learning Packet @ Real Life at Home (minimal cost)
Food:St. Joseph’s Sawdust Pasta @ Serious Eats
May 2nd - St. AthanasiusDoctor of the church who fought against the Arian heresy.
Coloring Pages:St. Athanasius @ Sanctus Simplicitus
May 4th: St. FlorianEarly Roman martyr. He was a soldier who was burned alive for his faith. Patron of Firefighters.
Unfortunately I couldn’t find any! This may be a project I work on soon as this is one of my son’s favorite saints!
Food:Flame/Fire Themed Snacks @ Hostess with the Mostess
May 10: St. Damien of MolokaiBelgian priest who volunteered to minister to quarantined lepers in Hawaii.
Coloring Pages:St. Damien @ Waltzing Matilda
Food:Hawaiian Luau @ Living Life Simply
Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs @ Catholic Mom
May 12th: Blessed Imelda LambertimiPatron saint of first communicants.
Coloring Pages:Blessed Imelda @ Saints to Color
Craft:True Prescence Craft @ Catholic Icing
Pool Noodle Monstrance @ Catholic Icing
Communion Wafer Waffle Breakfast @ Pinewood Castle
Communion Bento Box @ Bentology
Books & Media:Let the Children Come to Me Glory Story @ Holy Heroes
The Bread of Life DVD @ Brother Francis
May 13th: Our Lady of FatimaColoring Pages:
The Day the Sun Danced coloring page @ CCC of America
Our Lady of Fatima @ Catholic Playground
Miracle of the Sun Booklet @ Teachers Pay Teachers
OLF Stained Glass @ St. John the Baptist
Food:Miracle of the Sun Morning Breakfast @ Catholic Cuisine
Miracle of the Sun Liturgical Tea @ Catholic Cuisine
Our Lady of Fatima Garden Party @ Family at the Foot of the Cross
Books & Media:
The Day the Sun Danced DVD @ CCC of America
May 15th: St. IsidoreFood:
St. Isidore Pumpkin Cupcakes @ Catholic Cuisine
Activities:Plant a garden and decorate w/ garden sign @ Catholic Inspired
St. Isidore Produce Sorting Game @ Catholic Inspired
May 20th: St. Bernardine of Siena
Franciscan priest known for devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus. He developed the IHS symbol.
Black and White Paper Doll @ David Claudon
Holy Name of Jesus Coloring Page @ Look to Him and Be Radiant
Activities:Paper Doll @ David Claudon
May 21st: St. Christopher Magallanes and CompanionsGroup of 22 Mexican priests martyred for their faith by the Anti-Catholic Mexican government in the 1920’s. This is a difficult story and not a lot of resources for children are available. I add this here, because I feel it is important to expose children to the idea of modern persecution, especially in light of what is currently happening with ISIS.
May 22nd: St. Rita of CasciaIncorruptible saint who experienced a crown of thorns stigmata.
St. Rita @ Catholic Playground
Food:Fig Newtons and Rose Tea @ Catholic Cuisine
Activities:St. Rita Diorama @ Catholic Sistas
May 26th: St. Philip de NeriCheerful priest who revived the practice of frequent Holy Communion.
St. Philip Neri @ Waltzing Matilda
May 30th: St. Joan of ArcColoring Pages:
St. Joan of Arc @ St. John the Baptist
Joan of Arc @ Catholic Playground
Joan of Arc w/ Angels @ Catholic Playground
Joan of Arc @ Catholic Heritage Curricula
Joan of Arc 2 @ Catholic Heritage Curricula
Food:Quiche Lorraine @ Catholic Cuisine
Books & Media:God’s Hero on Horseback Glory Story @ Holy Heroes
Ascension @ Homeschool Is Where the Heart Is
Pentecost @ Homeschool Is Where the Heart Is (Coming Soon)
Trinity Sunday @ Homeschool Is Where the Heart Is (Coming Soon)
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