Saturday, February 29, 2020

Teaching kids the Works of Mercy during Lent

‘After they colored their masterpieces, their mother had her son read his paper out loud. He had lots of pride as he read at least one big word. Then the mother read the poster that discussed “Bearing Wrongs Patiently”. I could hear her emphasis on almost every word. Apparently, the two siblings have been bickering lately and this was the perfect message from above that was desperately needed. I actually chuckled as I heard her reading it – then stopping and explaining how it relates to picking on your little sister!’


The Happy Saints Works of Mercy eBook is available at: http://bit.ly/HappySaintsMercy

Friday, February 28, 2020

Mary Immaculate Preschool Stations of the Cross (2018)

Students from Mary Immaculate Preschool in Houston doing the Stations of the Cross in 2018. 15 small crosses with Happy Saints artworks were placed along the convent’s walkway. A child took Jesus’ role and carried the cross from station to station while the rest followed along.

Photo courtesy of the Dominican Sisters who run the Preschool. Stations of the Cross artworks are taken from Happy Saints Way of the Cross eBook



Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Ash Wednesday

The Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
During Mass, as a sign of repentance, ashes are imposed on forehead, to these words: ‘Repent, and believe in the Gospel’, or ‘Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.’  

Ashes are made from blessed palms from last year’s Palm Sunday.

ABSTINENCE: No meat for ages 14 & older, as a way to do penance.

FASTING: 1 meal & 2 half-meals for ages 18-59 (unless sick), as a sacrifice of love.

PRAYER: Spend more time in prayer, spiritual reading and silence.

Monday, February 24, 2020

LENT 2020 eBooks & Resources from Happy Saints

Getting ready for Lent? Check out these delightful faith-formation printable ebooks for kids and everyone else from www.happysaints.com


Way of the Cross


Lenten Journal & Calendar

Works of Mercy

7 Sorrows & 7 Last Words

Parables

Easter

View more ebooks at


Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The Chair of St. Peter

The Chair of St. Peter
'And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. I will give you the keys to the Kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.' Matthew 16:18-19

Download Happy Saints Apostles eBook



View more ebooks at www.happysaints.com

Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Friday, February 21, 2020

Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020

The new Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020 printable ebook features journal and calendar pages for the Season of Lent 2020, with daily Scripture verses based on Gospel reading of the day, accompanied by activity prompts and colorful cartoons. 

The pdf ebook includes 4-page calendar spread, full-page daily journal and daily calendar cards in various sizes.







View more ebooks at www.happysaints.com

Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Happy Saints Vía Crucis versión en español

Happy Saints Vía Crucis versión en español
Simpáticos dibujos de las estaciones del Vía Crucis con oraciones y reflexiones sencillas.  Con varios formatos de impresión, como carteles de 8×10 pulgadas (20×25 cm.), estampas,  páginas para colorear y chapas que te servirán para para actividades durante la Cuaresma y otras ocasiones. Es un recurso muy útil para educar y animar a los niños desde muy pequeños a que aprendan a rezar el Vía Crucis. ¡Es fantástico para padres, profesores, catequistas, niños y familias!

Ver detalles y páginas de ejemplo:

Monday, February 17, 2020

Works of Mercy for Lent

Lent is a good time to learn how Saints practice the corporal and spiritual Works of Mercy!

For that, you can use the Happy Saints ‘Works of Mercy’ eBook. This is a great resource for pastors, parents, teachers, catechists, children and families. The ebook features 14 cartoon artworks of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy as practiced by the Saints of God, with short prayers and passages, in various printable formats. 




Get more Lent & Easter Resources for Children at www.happysaints.com

Friday, February 14, 2020

Happy Sts. Valentine's, Cyril's & Methodius'!

On February 14, we commemorate the Feast Days of St. Valentine (3rd century Bishop & Martyr) and Sts. Cyril & Methodius (9th century Apostles of the Slavs).





View more ebooks at www.happysaints.com

Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

What's included in the Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020

The new Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020 printable ebook features journal and calendar pages for the Season of Lent 2020, with daily Scripture verses based on Gospel reading of the day, accompanied by activity prompts and colorful cartoons. 

The pdf ebook includes 4-page calendar spread, full-page daily journal and daily calendar cards in various sizes.








View more ebooks at www.happysaints.com

Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Happy Saints Way of the Cross (Available in English & Spanish)

Happy Saints Way of the Cross 
(Available in English & Spanish)


Printable PDF ebook featuring cartoon artworks of the 14 Stations of the Cross with simple prayers and reflections.  In multiple printable formats, i.e. 8 inch x 10 inch posters, prayer cards, coloring pages and badges for the Season of Lent and other occasions. Very useful resource to educate and encourage kids and the young-at-heart to learn and pray the Way of the Cross. Great for pastors, parents, teachers, catechists, children and families!

Download English version at:

Download Spanish version at:
http://bit.ly/HappySaintsViaCrucisES




View more ebooks at
www.happysaints.com


Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

LENT 2020 eBooks & Resources from Happy Saints

Getting ready for Lent? Check out these delightful faith-formation printable ebooks for kids and everyone else from www.happysaints.com


Way of the Cross


Lenten Journal & Calendar

Works of Mercy

7 Sorrows & 7 Last Words

Parables

Easter

View more ebooks at


Happy Saints eBooks feature printable faith-formation resources for children and all ages, with delightful cartoon artworks of Patron Saints, Bible Studies, Christian Devotions & Liturgical Calendars in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make great religious teaching tools for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists and families! Find out more at www.happysaints.com

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NEW! Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020 from Happy Saints

The new Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020 is now available! 



This new printable ebook features journal and calendar pages for the Season of Lent 2020, with daily Scripture verses based on Gospel reading of the day, accompanied by activity prompts and colorful cartoons. Includes 4-page calendar spread, full-page daily journal and daily calendar cards in various sizes. 


4-PAGE CALENDAR - Full calendar in four-page spread. Makes a great wall calendar for Lent. 

LENTEN JOURNAL - Each page features a single day of the Lenten season. Two sizes included: full page and half page.

CALENDAR CARDS - Daily calendar cards that work as mini journal pages too. Two sizes included: flash/index size and trading/poker size.


The new Happy Saints Lenten Journal & Calendar 2020






Check out these other Lent & Easter ebooks from Happy Saints:

Our Lady of Lourdes

In 1858, Mother Mary appeared to St. Bernadette, a little girl in Lourdes, France. A miraculous spring appeared at a place shown by Our Lady and other miracles began to happen. She appeared to Bernadette 18 times, asking people to turn back to God and pray for sinners. Her feast day is on February 11.

Art: Our Lady of Lourdes from ‘Happy Saints Mother Mary’ eBook




More delightful faith formation resources for kids & everyone else at www.happysaints.com


Sunday, February 9, 2020

Prayer against Coronavirus


Prayer against Coronavirus
Dear God, protect us from the Wuhan coronavirus. Heal the infected, shield all healthcare workers, send help to affected communities and grant eternal rest to the succumbed. Fill us with peace, health and neighborly care for each other. Amen.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

St. Paul Miki


St. Paul Miki (1562 – 1597) was a Jesuit Seminarian from Japan who was martyred, together with 25 other priests, seminarians and lay Christians. He is the Patron Saint of Japan and his feast day, together with his martyred companions is on February 6.

St. Paul Miki cartoon artwork is featured in the Happy Saints Volume 5 eBook, available for download at http://bit.ly/HappySaintsVol5

Happy Saints ebooks feature printable cartoon artworks of beloved Saints of God, Bible Scenes and favorite Christian Devotions in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make for delightful Catholic and Christian faith-formation and teaching resources for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists, children and families! View all of them at www.happysaints.com

Sunday, February 2, 2020

The Presentation of the Lord

And after the days of her purification were fulfilled, according to the law of Moses, they brought him to Jerusalem, in order to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of the Lord, “For every male opening the womb shall be called holy to the Lord.” - Luke 2:22-23 
Happy Saints ebooks feature printable cartoon artworks of beloved Saints of God, Bible Scenes and favorite Christian Devotions in printable PDF posters, prayer cards, greeting cards, coloring pages and badges for countless activities and occasions. They make for delightful Catholic and Christian faith-formation and teaching resources for priests, pastors, parents, teachers, catechists, children and families! View all of them at www.happysaints.com