Thursday, June 22, 2017

Current Project: 12 Apostles Coloring Book

The recent feast of Pentecost made me think about the 12 apostles... And so, I've been working on a 12 apostles coloring book. It's still in progress, but I hope to finish it within a week or so. Here's a sneak peek at St. Jude (not Judas). I wonder whether he went around introducing himself like that, "Yes, I'm Jude. NOOOOOO, not JudAS. No, no. I'm Jude... Jude Thaddeus, if you will." Ah, the things one thinks about as one draws...

Friday, April 14, 2017

Good Friday 2017

"We adore you and we bless you, Lord Jesus Christ, here and in all the churches which are in the whole world, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.” (St. Francis of Assisi)
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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Free Saint Patrick Coloring Page [Printable]

March 17 is the feast day of Saint Patrick!

Enjoy a free coloring page. Here's a peek at it:

Click to download full-page printable.
Download a free coloring page of the Catholic saint here.

If you have access to the Formed.org website, your kids and you can check out the Patrick: Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle video. You can also rent it from your local Catholic bookstore.








Sunday, February 12, 2017

Saint Valentine's Day: Catholic Bookmarks [Printable]

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Perfect for a sweet surprise, these Catholic bookmarks can be printed out (in color or already colored) and tucked into books, place mats, backpacks, lunchboxes (or more) to say a sweet "I love you, I'm praying for you."

The PDF features a page with four bookmarks of:
  •  Saint Valentine
  •  Sacred Heart of Jesus 
  • Virgin Mary 
  • Saint Therese of Lisieux 
It also has a page with the bookmarks already colored in, so you just need to print the page and cut along the black line for an instant bookmark and/or valentine.

You get these sweet hand-drawn bookmarks for only $3. Feel free to make as many copies as you need for your household (not-for-profit) use!

Get the details here on my Etsy page.

Happy Saint Valentine's Day!

xo
Vee

Friday, January 27, 2017

Bilingual Catholic Mass Playset [Printable]

To help children familiarize themselves with the different articles of the Catholic Mass (and to have fun while they do so), I drew up a printable Catholic Mass playset. Everything is labeled in both Spanish and English.

I call it a "playset" because it comes with two families and a priest to color and make-believe they are attending Mass. And because some kids will want to dive into the playing part first (and color afterwards), I also colored everything in the playset.

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My kids used an empty Amazon box to serve as their church. They cut out and pasted the different elements (like the pews, stained glass windows, tabernacle, etc.) in it and played for a long while. (They later added the peg dolls from their collection for additional fun.)
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They also used another copy to decorate a wooden birdhouse and transform it into a church:
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We also played around with the set and made a "construction paper church."
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Check out all the details of the printable Catholic Mass playset in my Etsy shop.
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