April 5 | Palm Sunday

Ideas for celebrating Palm Sunday
See our full Lent page (includes Holy Week, and Triduum)

Palm Sunday Coloring Pages
Color (The Catholic Kid)
Color (SJTB)
Color (Schola Rosa)
Color (Schola Rosa
Eight (8)  more Coloring Pages (supercoloring)

Videos about Palm Sunday
JESUS | Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem (Bible for Kids, 27 min)
The Story of Easter: The Triumphal Entry (animated, Saddleback Kids, 3 min)
God's Story: Palm Sunday (animated, Crossroads Kid's Club, 3 min)

Ideas for your new palms
-Tuck it behind a crucifix or religious image in your home
-Place it in your Bible
-If you have an Easter flower arrangement, tuck it in there
-How to make a palm leaf cross Youtube video
-Other ideas for your palms from Catholic Icing

What to with your old palms? 
EWTN says try to return to church for next Ash Wednesday, otherwise carefully burn and spread on garden.

Make Palm Branch Cookies (childrensministry.com)

EZ craft - make "Hosanna Wavers" - trace your hand and a popsicle stick!
Have a parade with your palms
Craft - make your own palm (Sunday School Kids)
-Other craft ideas from Catholic Icing

April 2 | St. Francis of Paola (1416-1507), Italy

Resources for St. Francis of Paola, Hermit

Founder of Minim Friars

Coloring Page
St. Francis of Paola Coloring Page (Schola Rosa)

St. Francis of Paola Saint of the Day (Franciscan Media)

Discovering our Saint's - St. Francis of Paola (CCTNtv, 2 min)

St. Francis of Paola, pray for us!

April 1 | St. Hugh Bishop of Grenoble (1052-1132), France

Resources for St. Hugh

French - Brilliant
Suffered from Migraines (didn't complain!)
Patron of headach-sufferers

St. Hugh Coloring Page
St. Hugh Coloring Page (Schola Rosa)


Saint of the Day from Franciscan Media

Learn More
Read More About (Long Story) St. Hugh (EWTN)

St. Hugh, pray for us!

March 25 | The Annunication of our Lord

Resources for the Solemnity of the Annunciation of our Lord
Celebrated nine months before the Nativity
Also called "Lady Day"

Solemnity of the Annunciation Coloring Pages
Color (Schola Rosa)
Color (SJTB)
Color (Bible Kids)
Color / Prayer Craft (Catholic Inspired)

Other Activities for the Annunciation
Religion Class Ideas (The Religion Teacher)

Animated:EWTN:My Time with Jesus - the Annunciation (29 min)

Today's Mass Readings
Read Luke Chapter 1:26
A Bible Study on the Annunciation free on FORMED (Dr. Ben Akers, Augustine Institute, 29 min)

Jean-François Millet "The Angelus"
Learn the Angelus
The Angelus Prayer (traditionally prayed at 6am, noon, and 6pm) - add to mealtime!
The Angelus Prayer video on Youtube (3 min)

Food Ideas
In Sweden, "Lady Day" is celebrated with waffles (Catholic Cuisine)
Have a Mary Party

Blessed Mother of our Lord, pray for us!

March 23 | St. Turibius of Mogrovejo 1538-1606

Resources for St. Turibius

Video from Apostleship of Prayer

Listen / About (Franciscan Media Saint of the Day)

Learn More
Read About (Holy Spirit Interactive Kids)

St. Turbius of Mogrovejo, pray for us!

March 19 | St. Joseph (1st century),

Resources for St. Joseph

Patron of:
Catholic Church, unborn children, fathers, immigrants, workers, employment, explorer, pilgrims, traveller, carpenters, realtors, against doubt and hesitation, and of a happy death, Belgium, From the State of Ceará and the city of Macapá in Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Korea, Indonesia, Zapotlan in Mexico, Vietnam, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines, and many others.

St. Joseph Coloring Pages
Color 1 (Catholic Playground)
Color 2 (Catholic Playground)
Color (Schola Rosa)
Color (SJTB)
Color (The Catholic Kid)

Free Kids Videos on Youtube
Story of St. Joseph (animated, 14 min from Christian Kids TV)
Birth of Jesus | Story of Saint Joseph (animated, 4 min from Christian Kids TV)
St. Joseph My Catholic Family (animated, EWTN, 23 min)

St. Joseph My Catholic Family (animated, EWTN, 23 min)



Learn More

St. Joseph, pray for us!

March 18 | St. Cyril of Jerusalem (315-386)

St. Cyril of Jerusalem Resources

Coloring Page
St. Cyril of Jerusalem Coloring Page (Schola Rosa) 

Saint of the Day (Franciscan Media, 2 min)

Learn More
Catholic Encyclopedia

St. Cyril of Jerusalem, pray for us!

March 17 | St. Patrick (385-461), Ireland

Resources for St. Patrick
"Apostle of Ireland"

St. Patrick Coloring Pages
Color (SJTB)
Color (Schola Rosa)
Color (The Catholic Kid)
Color 1 (Catholic Playground)
Color 2 (Catholic Playground)

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola - picture book
In the Footsteps of the Saints - Story of St. Patrick L1-2nd/3rd grade)

CCC DVD - St. Patrick - Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle (Free Streaming on FORMED)

Free Video on Youtube
Video/About (Catholic Online)
Video - History of St. Patrick (FiveMinded, 3 min)

St. Patrick, pray for us!

March 15 | St. Louise de Marillac (1591-1660), France

Resources for St. Louise de Marillac

Was co-founder, with Vincent de Paul, of the Daughters of Charity

Coloring Page

Footsteps of the Saints L1-2nd/3rd

St. Louise de Marillac, pray for us!

March 15 | St. Longinus (d. unknown). Jerusalem

Resources for St. Longinus

Pierced Jesus’ Side, Converted! 

Mark 15:39

Coloring Page
St. Longinus Coloring Page (Schola Rosa) 

Learn More
Read About (Catholic Online)

St. Longinus, pray for us!

March 14 | St. Matilda (895 - 968), Saxony

Resources for St. Matilda
Patron of Parents of Large Families!

Coloring Page
St. Matilda Coloring Page (Schola Rosa)

Read About (Catholic Online)
Words of Our Lord to St. Matlida (about the Most Holy Eucharist)

St. Matilda, pray for us!

March 13 | St. Josaphat of Ruthenia (1618-1623), Lithuania

Resources for St. Josaphat of Ruthenia 

* Martyr, murdered by Protestants *

Coloring Page
St Josaphat Coloring Page (Schola Rosa) 

Learn More
Read About (Catholic Encycolpedia)

St. Josaphat, pray for us!

March 12 | St. Gregory the Great 540-604

Resources for St. Gregory the Great

St. Greogry the Great Coloring Pages
Color (Schola Rosa)
Color 1(Catholic Playground)
Color 2 (Catholic Playground)

Saint of the Day (Saint of the Day, Franc. Media)

Video About (Catholic Online, 4 min)

St. Gregory the Great, pray for us!

March 11 | St. Eulogius of Cordoba (d.859)

Resources for St. Eulogius

* Martyr *

Coloring Page
St. Eulogius Coloring Page (Schola Rosa)

Learn More
Read About (Catholic Online)

St. Eulogius, pray for us!

March 11 | St. Sophronius of Jerusalem (560-638)

Resources for St. Sophronius

* Ardent opponent of monothelitism *

Coloring Page

Learn More
Read About (Catholic Online)

St. Sophronius, pray for us!