Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June Saints and Feast Days


Month of June
10 June Activities for Catholic Families @ Real Life at Home
June Saints and Feast Days Word Search @ Real Life at Home

June 1st – St. Justin, Martyr
Early Greek martyr and apologist.  He defended the Christian faith to the Roman leaders in the 2nd century, and was subsequently scourged.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Activities:
Apologist Poster @ Today with the Saints

Food:
Greek Salad @ Catholic Culture

For Parents:
Read some of St. Justin’s writings @ Early Christian Writings

June 3rd – Most Sacred Heart of Jesus & June 4th – Immaculate Heart of Mary

Coloring Pages:
Sacred Heart of Jesus @ Paper Dali
Immaculate Heart of Mary @ Catholic Playground
Sacred and Immaculate Heart @ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Sacred Heart of Jesus (multiple) @ Look to Him and Be Radiant

Activities:
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Rosaries @ Catholic Icing
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Tie Dye Shirts @ Catholic Icing
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Crafts, Info, Coloring and More @ Catholic Inspired

Food:
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Fruit @ Catholic Playground
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Fruit Pizza @ Family at the Foot of the Cross
Sacred and Immaculate Heart Snack Platters @ Family at the Foot of the Cross

June 5th: St. Boniface
Apostle to the Germans.  He cut down a tree the pagans were worshiping and one grew miraculously in its place – the first Christmas tree!  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Food:
German meal ideas @ Living Life Simply
Sour Beef @ Catholic Culture

July 11th: St. Barnabas
Paul’s traveling companion.  He initially helped the apostles believe that Saul had truly converted.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
Barnabas Preaching @ Bible Wise
Barnabas Welcomes Saul @ Bible Wise

Activities:
Paul and Barnabas Simple Maze Worksheet @ Bible Wise (harder version)
Paul and Barnabas Code @ Bible Wise

July 13th: St. Anthony of Padua
Franciscan preacher.  He is the patron saint of lost things.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Anthony of Padua @ Catholic Playground

Activities:
Make Basil Pots @ Catholic Cuisine
St. Anthony Outdoor Scavenger Hunt @ Shower of Roses
St. Anthony Treasure Hunt @ Catholic Inspired
St. Anthony Lost and Found Game @ Catholic Inspired

Food:
Lost Bread @ Catholic Cuisine
Multitude of Fish Trail Mix @ Catholic Cuisine

June 15th: St. Germaine Cousin
French peasant girl who was abused by her stepmother.  Read more about her at Catholic Culture.

Activities:
Flower Craft @ Today with the Saints

June 21st: Aloysius Gonzaga
 Young and devout Jesuit.  Read more about him at Catholic Culture.

Activities:
Activity Sheet @ Catholic Kids Bulletin

Food:
Minestrone @ Catholic Cuisine

June 22nd: Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More
British men who were martyred for standing up to King Henry VIII against his divorce and  break from the Catholic Church.  Read more about them at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. Thomas More @ Catholic Playground
St. John Fisher @ Catholic Playground

Activities:

Food:
Steak and Kidney Pie @ My Catholic Kitchen

June 24th: Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Catholic tradition holds that the cousin of Jesus was baptized in the womb and filled with the Holy Spirit at the moment of his mother Elizabeth meeting Mary at the Visitation.  Read more about this feast at Catholic Culture.

Coloring Pages:
St. John the Baptist @ Catholic Playground
John the Baptist Stained Glass @ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Food:
Grasshopper Parfaits @ Catholic Cuisine
Cricket, Almond, and Wild Honey Clusters @ Catholic All Year

June 26th: St. Josemaria Escriva
Activities:
Learn and recite his prayer @ Today with the Saints

Food:

June 29th: Sts. Peter and Paul

Coloring Pages:
Sts. Peter and Paul @ Catholic Playground
Peter and Paul @ Look to Him and Be Radiant

Activities:
St. Paul Blindman’s Bluff & St. Peter’s Fishers of Men Games @ Shower of Roses
St. Paul’s Shipwreck Craft @

Food:
Fried Fish @ Catholic Cuisine
Pretzel Shapes @ Today with the Saints

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