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Families Growing in Faith: Saints (4/22/20)

April 22, 2020

Theme: Saints


Read this next section as a family:
Saints are the heroes of the Catholic faith. They lived lives in holiness, dedicated to serving God and spreading his message of salvation. Indeed, many Catholic saints courageously met their deaths simply because of their faith. Today, the saints serve as examples for all Catholics, showing us how to lead a more satisfying, more spiritual life in communion with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. They are reminders that this life will come to an end, and only what was done for Christ will have a lasting reward. Each saint’s story is a fascinating one. They lived at different times in different places throughout history, but they all shared a love of God that has been meticulously documented through the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Check out many different saints by name HERE
Try to find your name and learn about that saint!

Learn more about saints HERE
(Beatification & Canonization also explained)


Ask your child(ren):
Who are some saints you can think of?
Is there a saint you want to learn more about?
(Next, learn about them!)


Watch as a family:
Elementary: Stories of Saints for Kids (Choose one of the saints from the playlist)
Middle School: Do Catholics Worship Saints?
How Does the Catholic Church Declare Official Saints?


Pick an activity and do it together as a family:
ABC Saints: Coloring Pages Turned Easy Catholic Craft

Paper Bag Saint Puppets
Spend Time with the Saints

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