Bring back the Alleluia. During the season of Easter, put up a decorative “Alleluia” as a reminder throughout the seasons.
Buy or create your own Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story: ..
St Joseph the Worker (Wednesday 1 May) offered each day’s labour to God with patience and joy, providing for his holy spouse and the Son of God. Pray that you may also do all things for God’s glory. “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” (Col 3:17 NIV)
St Athanasius (Thursday 2 May) is known as the “Father of Orthodoxy”. He was one of the most dedicated opponents of the heresy of Arianism. The source of his zeal was simple: God incarnate became man, and that has real consequences for our lives .
Learn the names of the 12 Apostles. Visit Catholic Icing blog to make the Apostles out of ice block sticks: http://bit.ly/2oRPlcD St’s Philip and James (Friday 3 May) and St Matthias (Tuesday 14 May). St Matthias was the apostle chosen by the believers to replace Judas Iscariot following Judas’ betrayal of Jesus.
Keep fresh flowers before a painting of the Mother and Child in your home during May. Look for Marigolds – it is the Virgin Mary that inspired the name, meaning Mary’s Gold.
Make Mother’s Day Cards for your mum, your heavenly Mother, and any parish members or neighbours who have family that live far away that they may not see on Mother’s Day (Sunday 12 May).
Daily recitation of the Rosary is another way to encourage special devotion to the Blessed Mother during May. Pray the Rosary (or a decade) for world peace on Monday 13 May in honour of Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady, Help of Christians (Friday 24 May) has responded by helping God’s children throughout the ages, coming to the aid of individuals, families, towns and nations. Crown Mary with flowers during the month of May. Use real flowers, or make a crown from fake flowers
Visit Sunday School Zone blog for a spot the differences activity for the Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary (Friday 31 May): https://bit.ly/2HfUMP4 “Hail Mary, full of grace! the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.” (Luke 1:39-56)