Catholic Links for Families

 

 

 

Religious Education

410-833-8515

S. Cecilia Cyford, SSJ
Director of
Religious Education
sr.cecilia@shgparish.org

Jeff Ment
Religious Ed. Assistant
jment@shgparish.org

 

 

 

 

Catholic Links for Families

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catholic Links for Families

Faith Links for Families and Children

"As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord."  Joshua 24:15

 

"Mass Prep" website: Holy Heroes

www.holyheroes.com/HolyHeroesFun-com-s/57.htm
"Helping You Bring the Joy of the Faith to Your Family." This site has reflection activities and videos based on the weekly Mass readings ("Mass Prep"), plus music and more – all of it for free! There are also special seasonal video activities such as Advent Adventure and Lenten Adventure. (The family-owed apostolate is supported by the terrific family resources they offer at their main page, www.holyheroes.com.)

 

Catholic Mom

CatholicMom.com
This excellent website offers an extensive collection of helpful articles, activities, printables, and more for your family (or the classroom) to help you grow in your Catholic faith. The material is updated regularly and is designed to fit with the current week/season of the Church year.

 

Catholic Icing

www.catholicicing.com
A website loaded with wonderful Catholic craft ideas for kids that you can do at home as a family: crafts, recipes, and other hands-on ideas to bring Christian fun to families on the internet for free!

 

Catholic Online

www.catholic.org
Offers comprehensive, educational, and timely information about Catholicism and provides a range of easy methods to integrate the faith into your daily life. Has a huge historical and biblical database about the Catholic Church including detailed information about thousands of Catholic saints, online scriptures from all books of the Old and New Testament, prayers and devotions, and much more.

 

Saint of the Day - Catholic Online

www.catholic.org/saints/sofd.php
Click here for brief information about a special saint each day of the year!

 

Loyola Press

Children's prayers  |  Family prayers  |  Traditional Catholic prayers  |  Saints stories for kids

Sunday Connection

God speaks to us in many ways, including through the Sunday Scripture readings. The Sunday Connection provides useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way.

 

3-Minute Retreat

3 minutes a day can give you 24 hours of peace. Take a brief break from your busy day to be reminded of your blessings and bring peace into your heart.

 

Daily Inspirations

An inspirational thought based on the Mass readings of each day.

 

EWTN Kids

www.ewtn.com/EWTNKids
EWTNKids is a website brought to you by EWTN and designed for children ages thirteen and under.

 

Archdiocese of Baltimore - Family Spirituality

www.archbalt.org/family-life/marriage-family/family-spirituality.cfm
Prayers and activity ideas for family nights and/or small groups. Plan time together and enrich your family life!

 

Sadlier "Family Center"

www.sadlier.com/religion/family-center
Engaging activities, tips, and articles to support families in their spiritual faith journeys as Catholics.

 

Movie Reviews

usccb.org/movies/index.htm
The media reviewing division of Catholic News Service is responsible for assessing and classifying the moral and entertainment value of theatrical motion pictures for families and individuals. It previews and evaluates television programming and related media content. The division also provides the Catholic public with information about the role of the entertainment media in influencing societal and personal values. (From the United States Conferences of Catholic Bishops)

 

Best Catholic Links: Religious Education

www.catholicity.com/links/156/
Provides a vast and quality list of Catholic religious education and catechetical links. There are learning sources for young children, elementary school students, high schoolers, adults, and catechists, plus information about vocations, evangelization, an online Catechism of the Catholic Church, and more.

 

Christian Coloring Pages

christiananswers.net/kids/clr-indx.html#bible

www.coloring.ws/christian.htm

"Growing closer to Jesus one picture at a time." Contains children's coloring activities.

 

Domestic Church.com

www.domestic-church.com
"The family finds in the plan of God the Creator and Redeemer not only its identity, what it is, but also its mission, what it can and should do." With John Paul the Great's words as inspiration, Domestic-Church.Com hopes to promote a Catholic culture of the home that will aid each family to become "what you are!"

 

(Please contact us to report any broken links or to share links to other websites that will be valuable and informative for families of Sacred Heart Parish.)