Friday, August 1, 2014

August 2014 Liturgical Plans

Dedication: Immaculate Heart of Mary




August 8: St. Dominic 



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saint.
  • Make holy card to display.
  • Stay up and gaze at the stars.

August 10: St. Lawrence


  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saint.
  • Make holy card to display.
  • Attend a family BBQ.

August 11: St. Clare of Assisi




August 14: St. Maximillian Kolbe



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saint.
  • Make a holy card to display.
  • Make intentional sacrifices for others.

August 15: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of Mary.
  • Holy Day of Obligation! Attend Mass.
  • Make holy card to display.
  • Food: blueberry muffins with toppers (like these) OR a special dinner of chicken, assumpta salad, assumption "cloud" rolls, and dessert (something using flowers, the color blue, clouds, or herbs).

August 18: St. Helen



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saint.
  • Pick basil from our herb garden, smell it, decorate the table with it, cook with it, and tell the story of St. Helen finding the true cross.
  • Play a game. Hide a cross and the kids have to find it.

August 22: Queenship of Mary



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of Mary.
  • Make holy card to display.
  • Craft: stand-up Queen of Mary coloring page (will probably use watercolors).
  • Food: crown lunch and/or crown cake (or bundt cake filled with flowers and stars).
  • Sing Hail Holy Queen.
  • Pray Hail Holy Queen or the Memorare.

August 23: St. Rose of Lima



  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saint.
  • Make holy card.
  • Make *rosy* (pink) lemonade and cross-shaped cookies for snack.
  • Copy work or art work using the words, "Apart from the cross there is no ladder by which we may get to heaven."

August 27: St. Monica and August 28: St. Augustine


  • Tell story of and pray for intercession of saints.
  • Pray for fallen-away family members.
  • Make holy card to display for St. Augustine.
  • Do something for mom.



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