St. Catherine of Siena coloring sheet
“Be who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire.” So said St. Catherine of Siena (April 29) . . . words of wisdom and encouragement that today’s kids need to hear! You can download this coloring sheet by Catholic artist Vicki Shuck for free, or throw a few dollars into the open guitar case (the blue “Donate” button) to support the continued development of Catholic art for kids.
Examination of Conscience for Kids Printable
Here’s a simple, printable examination of conscience for younger kids who are just getting started with the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. This two=page printable resource includes:
- a checklist of things to confess, plus space for writing down additional other things the child wants to bring to Jesus;
- a prayer to the Holy Spirit for a good confession;
- three options for an act of contrition;
- a brief article presenting the sacrament as an opportunity for healing;
- and a “virtue and good habits checkup” help kids understand that the sacrament is about more than naming sins—it’s also about growing in holiness.
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The Children’s Little Advent Book: Daily Reflections and Coloring Pages for Children Ages 4–7
The Children’s Little Advent Book is designed to help parents with children ages 4-7 on a journey through Advent to Christmas. Each day’s entry includes a brief Scripture reading, a reflection, discussion questions, a brief prayer, and a simple coloring page for children to complete after praying with their families. With The Children’s Little Advent Book, parents have an Advent resource specifically designed for short family prayer services with young children.
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Celebrating the Wisdom of St. Patrick in 10 Foldable Minibooks
Here’s a fun new way to teach your kids the basics of the faith: Family Moments Minibooks! Kids love folding their own little books…the perfect size for carrying anywhere.
First up in this new series: The Wisdom of St. Patrick. With art from Jen Norton, bits to color, prayer prompts, blessings, and the words of St. Patrick, each of the 10 books in this set create a little moment for teaching kids the basics of their faith. Book titles include:
Persecution and Perseverance + Vision and Mission + One God
Freedom and Faith + Nature and Creation + Grace and Gratitude
The Trinity + Jesus Christ + Prayer and Zeal + Church and Community
Plus, get two bonus books—a miniature St. Patrick coloring book and The Lorica of St. Patrick…the perfect size for memorization work! Scroll down for a free preview.
Each book folds to 8 pages; watch our video tutorial (below) for folding instructions.
How many copies can you print? Once you have the PDF, you can make as many copies as you like. If you plan to print many copies for a large group, please consider voluntarily purchasing multiple copies (change the quantity to do so). Your voluntary, non-obligatory contribution speaks to the value you place on us creating more resources like these.
February Family Devotion: The Holy Family (Printable)
In popular practice, February has traditionally been devoted to the Holy Family. Here’s a kid-friendly explanation of the devotion, prayer prompts, a Bible memory verse, and activities to try throughout the month…plus a list of special Church days in February.
This printable PDF is adapted from The Holy Family: Monthly Family Devotion for February. View a preview below.
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Institutional licensing: Purchase one license per 25 copies, print or digital. With a license, you have permission to distribute print copies, or digital copies via e-mail. Please do not post online.
Stay Connected Small Group Facilitator’s Guide
Using the Stay Connected Journals for Catholic Women with a small group? Then you need the Stay Connected Small Group Facilitator’s Guide! This 8-page printable PDF includes tips for getting your group started, advice on how to run a meeting, and even two sample meeting formats. And it’s free!
Need a journal to go with that? Check out the series here.
In the Realm of Mist and Mercy
When young Waljan of the Wood is forced to move to a new home in the city, his first instinct is to resist everything about the change. However, it isn’t long before his new circumstances put him on a collision course with the evil lurking in Mortinburg, as well as his own true identity . . . an identity that will only become clear if he can somehow discover what lies beyond a mysterious, unassailable wall just outside the city.
In the Realm of Mist and Mercy is an allegorical novel, in the spirit of the Chronicles of Narnia series, for readers ages 9 and up. Also available: In the Realm of Mist and Mercy Lesson Plans, a complete set of catechetical lesson plans with discussion questions, catechetical and biblical references, and an invitation to prayer.
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A Triduum Checklist
Here’s a handy Triduum Checklist handout to help your kids prepare for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. You can opt to support Gracewatch Media by paying $3 to download the PDF, or you can download it for free using this button:
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Paddy and the Wolves: Coloring Book (PDF Download)
This is the PDF digital download version of the Paddy and the Wolves coloring book. It includes all the text and bonus material from Paddy and the Wolves: A Story about Saint Patrick When He Was a Boy, but with black-and-white line art so that children can color the story of Paddy’s adventures, too.
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