Friday, June 2, 2023

June Radiant Roundup

Hello friends! Happy June, the Month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus! There are so many beautiful feasts to celebrate this month, and I'm happy to share some ideas below. Whether you are looking for quick projects to beat summer boredom or need resources for a parish VBS, I hope you find tools to help your kiddos pray, learn, and celebrate!

Month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: June 7th

Anniversary of the death of Servant of God Julia Greeley: June 7th

Our Lady of Perpetual Help: June 27th

St. Peter & Paul: June 29th

Anniversary of the death of Ven. Pierre Toussaint: June 30th

June Books for Catholic Kids
Click here here for a list of great books for feast days and devotions during the month of June!

And its's not a Feast Day, but most schools are out for summer soon! If you are looking for a way to keep your teen or preteen growing and praying this summer, you could try this editable retreat plan!

Happy June! Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us!

June Books for Catholic Kids

June Catholic Kids Book List
Below are a few favorite titles that fit well with devotions and feast days this month! This list contains Amazon Affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, I earn a small commission at no cost to you. I'd also love to encourage you to shop directly with the publisher or with your local bookshop, or try to request these at your local library! I'm sure I've missed some books that would be great for this month, so feel free to add your own recommendations in the comments! You can find my giant list of Catholic Kid Books by topic here.

Feast Days this Month
6/3- St. Charles Lwanga and Companions

6/3- Venerable Patrick Peyton (Anniversary of Death)

6/4- Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
6/7- Anniversary of the death of Servant of God Julia Greeley 
(she also had a huge devotion to the Sacred Heart!)

6/9- Feast of St. Collum

6/13- St. Anthony of Padua

6/15- St. Germaine Cousin

6/22- St. Thomas More

6/29- Feast of St. Peter and Paul

6/30- Anniversary of the death of Ven. Pierre Toussaint