This is an illustrated book full of wonderful activities for children and families to help better understand and celebrate the Lent and Easter seasons. This large size, spiral bound volume is the perfect book for families to learn together and share the traditions of this important time of the liturgical year.
Filled with a variety of family activities, saint’s celebrations and crafts, this book has something for everyone in the family. Family activities include making of a Paschal Candle, special Stations of the Cross, a Family Altar, a Garden for Mary, the Seder Meal, activities, recipes for special homemade breads and more. Also included are stories of special saints for the season with activities and prayers. Finally, it offers numerous craft activities including cross stitching Guardian Angel patterns, making alms boxes, Easter eggs, Stained-glass pictures, table runners, and many coloring pages. It also includes a helpful index.
Peter and Catherine Fournier, parents of six children, are the founders of Domesti-Church.com, a website designed to help enrich family life. Catherine, a convert to Catholicism, is a free-lance writer whose articles have appeared in various Catholic publications including Catholic Digest, Catholic Parent, Canticle and New Covenant. Peter has written for the Canadian Consumer magazine and now does technical writing. They are the authors of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany in the Domestic Church.