Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Ultimate All Saints Day Link List


Do you have a case of helium hand?  You know, where your hand floats all the way up on it's own volition when someone asks for a volunteer.  Well, if your helium hand volunteered you for heading up an All Saints Day party this year, don't worry, I've got you covered!

Carnival Style Games
Saint Guessing Jars @ Shower of Roses
Pin the…. Games @ Under Her Starry Mantle
Canonize the Saint Ring Toss @ Catholic Icing
Crown Mary Ringtoss @ Homeschool is Where the Heart Is
Pin the Halo on the Archangel @ Homeschool is Where the Heart is
St. Therese Shower of Roses @ Blair’s Blessings
Fishing with St. Peter @ Just Like Mary
Find the Keys for St. Peter @ Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother
St. James and St. John Fishing Hole @ A Knotted Life
Jesus and Peter Walk on Water Gutter Race @ A Knotted Life
St. Kateri Archery Game @ Catholic Inspired
Feed My Sheep Game @ Catholic Inspired
Satan Bowling @ Catholic Inspired
Saint Francis of Assisi Animal Toss @ Catholic Playground
Saints and Objects Matching Game @ Catholic Playground

Group Games
Saint Puzzle Race @ Shower of Roses
Saint Bingo @ Shower of Roses
St. Martha’s Cake Walk @ Shower of Roses
St. Cecilia’s Musical Chairs @ Homeschool Is Where the Heart Is
St. George and the Dragon Pinata @ Just Like Mary
Practice the Virtues Like the Saints Race @ Memories of a Catholic Wife and Mother
 Scavenger Hunt and Clue Cards @ Shower of Roses
All Saints Day Scavenger Hunt @ Better Than Eden
Patron Saint Matching Relay @ Under Her Starry Mantle
Saints and Symbols Relay @ Under Her Starry Mantle
Saintly Scattergories @ Waltzing Matilda
Saint Scavenger Hunt @ Waltzing Matilda
All Saints Day 20 Questions @ Catholic Playground

Table Games and Activities
Guess Who Saint Version @ Shower of Roses
Finding Truth in Halloween Coloring Book @ Look to Him and Be Radiant
Catholic I Spy Pages @ Catholic Inspired
Beatitude Modern Saints Game (Old Maid) @ Look to Him and Be Radiant

Decorations
Using Coloring Pages as D├ęcor @ Under Her Starry Mantle
All Saints Day Banner @ Shower of Roses
Heavenly Entryway @ Just Like Mary
All Saints Day Party Printables @ Eyes on Heaven

Food
Happy Saints Cupcake Toppers @ Catholic Icing
Party Food Ideas and Labels @ Catholic Icing
St. Martha’s Bakery Cookie Decorating @ Just Like Mary
All Saints Day Party Food Ideas @ A Knotted Life

Crafts
Saints in Heaven Craft @ Catholic Icing
St. Joseph Wooden Cross Craft @ Homeschool is Where the Heart Is
All Saints Day Craft Bucket @ Catholic Icing
All Saints Day/Halloween Paper Dolls @ Paper Dali (Etsy) ($)
Heavenly Crown Craft @ Better Than Eden
Paint a Saint Pumpkin Painting @ Better Than Eden
All Saints Day Coloring Page @ Catholic Playground
All Saints Day Magnets @ Catholic Playground
Saint Activity Book @ Eyes on Heaven

Tot and Preschool Fun
ABC Toilet Paper Roll Saints @ Catholic Icing ($)
St. Isadore Produce Sort @ Catholic Inspired
Saint Lacing Cards @ Catholic Playground

Costumes
Tween/Teen Saint Tshirts @ Waltzing Matilda
Costume Ideas for Girls @ Catholic Icing
Costume Ideas for Boys @ Catholic Icing
Girl Costume Ideas @ Catholic Inspired
Boy Costume Ideas @ Catholic Inspired
Over 150 All Saints Day Costumes @ Catholic All Year

Misc.
Saint Parade and Litany @ A Knotted Life
Canned Food Admission @ Just Like Mary

Thanks for reading!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

October Saints and Feast Days


Month of October
October Activities for Catholic Families @ Real Life at Home
October Saints and Feast Days Word Search @ Real Life at Home
October Book Lists @ Shower of Roses
October Copywork @ Homeschool is Where the Heart Is (Coming Soon!)

October is the also the month of the Rosary.

Coloring Pages:
Rosary Coloring Book @ Teacher House

Activities:
Rosary Holder @ Catholic Playground
Rosary Prayer Sheets @ Catholic Inspired
Rosary Pumpkin Centerpiece @ Family at the Foot of the Cross

October 1st – St. Therese of Lisieux
St. Therese was a cloistered Carmelite nun, raised by an incredibly holy family, who died from consumption at a very young age.  Her hallmark was doing her daily tasks humbly and with great love.  She is a doctor of the church.  Read more about her at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Therese of Lisieux @ City Wife, Country Life
St. Therese w/ sister & in habit (2) @ Catholic Playground
St. Therese (3) @ Little Ways
St. Therese as a Child and In a Habit (2) @ Waltzing Matilda
St. Therese Paper Doll @ Paper Dali

Activities:
St. Therese Stationary @ Catholic Playground
St. Therese of Lisieux Activity Page @ Catholic Playground
St. Therese Manicure @ Catholic Playground
St. Therese Sacrifice Beads @ Little Ways
Activity Sheets @ Shower of Roses
Therese of Lisieux Worksheets @ Sadlier

Food:
Easy Mini Eclairs @ Catholic Cuisine
Fruit Roll-up Roses @ Catholic Cuisine
Rose Garden Tea Sandwiches @ Catholic Cuisine
Fiore Rose @ Catholic Cuisine
Apple Roses @ Catholic Cuisine
Rose Cupcakes @ Catholic Icing

Paid Resources:
St. Therese of Lisieux Puzzle Blocks @ Catholic Playground
St. Therese Paper Dolls @ Catholic Icing
St. Therese Printable and Worksheet Packet @ Real Life at Home

October 2nd – Guardian Angels
Guardian Angels are personal spirits assigned to protect and guide human beings.  Read more about them at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Guardian Angel @ Drawn 2B Creative
Guardian Angel @ Waltzing Matilda
Guardian Angel @ St. John the Baptist

Activities
Guardian Angels Copywork and Bookmark @ Catholic Inspired
Read Angel in the Waters (free if you don’t own) @ Regina Doman
Guardian Angel Crafts @ Catholic Icing
Guardian Angel Draw/Write/Pray @ Teachers Pay Teachers

Food:
Angel Kisses @ Catholic Cuisine
Pumpkin Angel Food Cupcakes @ Catholic Cuisine

October 4th – St. Francis de Assisi
Founder of the Franciscans and great lover of nature.  He created the modern nativity scene and received the stigmata of Jesus.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Francis Coloring Page @ Waltzing Matilda
St. Francis and Animals @ Catholic Playground
St. Francis of Assisi @ St. John the Baptist

Activities:
St. Francis Playdate @ Real Life at Home
St. Francis Journal/Writing @ Sadlier
St. Francis Crafts @ Catholic Icing
St. Francis Lesson Ideas @ OCP
St. Francis Book Suggestions @ Shower of Roses
St. Francis Notebooking Page @ Catholic Inspired
St. Francis of Assisi Craft @ Catholic Inspired
St. Francis of Assisi Crossword @ Real Life at Home
St. Francis Playdate @ Shower of Roses

Food:
Tonsure Cake @ Under Her Starry Mantle
Wolf Paw Cookies @ Catholic Cuisine
Wolf’s Teeth Cookies @ Catholic Cuisine
St. Francis Pot Pie Soup @ Catholic Cuisine
San Francisco Pork Chops @ Catholic Cuisine
St. Francis Friendly Beasts Crunch @ Catholic Cuisine

Paid Resources:
St. Francis Printables and Worksheet Packet @ Real Life at Home

October 5th – St. Faustina Kowalska
Polish nun who instituted the devotion to the Divine Mercy after Jesus appeared to her.  Read more about her at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Faustina @ City Wife, Country Life

Activities:
Divine Mercy Links @ Homeschool is Where the Heart Is

Food:
Rays of Mercy Fruit Platter @ Catholic Cuisine
Divine Mercy Pancakes @ Catholic Cuisine
St. Faustina Soup @ Catholic Cuisine

October 6th: St. Bruno
Founder of the Carthusian order and personal counselor to Pope Urban II.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Bruno @ Waltzing Matilda

October 6th: Bl. Marie Rose Durocher
Canadian nun who founded the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Bl. Marie Rose Durocher @ City Wife, Country Life

October 7th: Our Lady of the Rosary
A feast instituted by Pope Pius V after the naval victory of Christendom over the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto.  Read more at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Our Lady of the Rosary @ City Wife, Country Life
Our Lady of the Rosary @ Waltzing Matilda
Our Lady of the Rosary w/ St. Catherine and St. Dominic @ St. John the Baptist

Food:
Cupcake Rosary @ Catholic Cuisine
Edible Rosary @ Catholic Playground

October 9th: Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman
Anglican pastor who converted to Catholicism and eventually became a cardinal.  Read more at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman @ City Wife, Country Life

October 11th: St. John XXIII
Italian Pope who convened the 2nd Vatican Council.  His primary role as a shepherd led him to focus on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Pope Saint John XXIII @ Catholic Playground

Activities:
St. John XXIII Worksheets @ Sadlier

October 15th: St. Teresa of Avila
Spanish Carmelite mystic and doctor of the church.  Read more about her at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Teresa of Avila @ City Wife, Country Life
St. Teresa of Avila @ Catholic Playground
St. Teresa of Avila Icon @ Waltzing Matilda
St. Teresa of Avila @ Waltzing Matilda

Activities:
St. Teresa of Avila Worksheets @ Sadlier

Food:
Pan de Santa Teresa @ Catholic Cuisine
Sopa de Ajo Castellana @ Catholic Cuisine
Yemas de Santa Teresa @ Catholic Cuisine

October 16th: St. Gerard Majella
Redemptorist also known as The Wonderworker.  Had a great care for the sick and women in childbirth.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Gerard Majella @ City Wife, Country Life

Activities:
Printable Saint Gerard Notecard @ Catholic Icing

October 16th: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
Visitation nun who had a great love of the Blessed Sacrament and helped develop the devotional habit of the holy hour.  Read more about her at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Margaret Mary Alacoque @ City Wife, Country Life
St. Margaret Mary @ Waltzing Matilda

Food:
Sacred Heart Cream Cheese & Chips @ Catholic Cuisine
Sacred Heart Strawberry Cupcakes @ Catholic Cuisine

October 17th: St. Ignatius of Antioch
Early bishop who was martyred by being thrown to the lions in Rome.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Ignatius of Antioch @ City Wife, Country Life

October 18th: St. Luke
Author of the third gospel and traveling companion to St. Paul.  He was also an artist and was said to have painted many portraits of the Virgin Mary.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Luke the Evangelist @ City Wife, Country Life
St. Luke @ Waltzing Matilda

Food:
St. Luke’s Artist Palette Cookies @ Catholic Cuisine

October 19th: Sts. Isaac Jogues, John de Brebeuf and Companions
Group of Jesuit priests martyred at the hands of Canadian Native Americans.  Read more about them at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
The North American Martyrs @ City Wife, Country Life

Food:
Indian Pudding @ Catholic Culture

October 20th: St. Paul of the Cross
Founded the congregation of the Passionists devoted to the care of the poor and the sick.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:

Food:
Passionist Cupcakes @ Catholic Culture

October 22nd: St. John Paul II
Beloved and prolific 20th century pope from Poland.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Pope John Paul II @ Culture of Life Studies
John Paul II @ St. Faustina

Activities:
John Paul II Mitre Craft @ Catholic Icing

Food:
Pierogi @ Catholic Cuisine
Papal Cream Cake @ Catholic Cuisine

October 23rd: St. John of Capistrano
Italian priest, crusader, and reformer of heretics.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. John of Capistrano @ Waltzing Matilda

October 24th: St. Anthony Claret
Founder of the Claretians, confessor to the Spanish queen, and Archbishop of Cuba for a time.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Anthony Marie Claret @ City Wife, Country Life

Food:
Cuban Beans and Rice @ Catholic Culture

October 28th: Sts. Simon and Jude
Apostles and martyrs.  Read more about them at Catholic Culture

Coloring Pages:
St. Jude Thaddeus @ City Wife, Country Life
St. Simon the Zealot @ City Wife, Country Life

Activities:
St. Jude Minibook @ Drawn 2B Creative

St. Jude Prayer Board @ Equipping Catholic Families

Thanks for reading!