Saint Studies: St. Patrick Lessons and Activities


Here’s a saint study about St. Patrick, complete with lesson ideas and activities.

By Kate Daneluk

We know that Irish immigrants have greatly influenced our modern American culture and especially the Catholic Church in the United States. The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day has taken on a life of its own, often with little recognition for the saint himself and the example of holiness he has set for us. St. Patrick is a model of forgiveness, long-suffering, bravery, persistence, prayer, compassion, and deep love of God.

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Saint Studies: St. Martin de Porres Lessons and Activities


Here’s a saint study about St. Martin de Porres, complete with lesson ideas and activities.

By Kate Daneluk

Martin de Porres is an inspiration not only in his saintly accomplishments, but in what he overcame to get there.  A mixed race child growing up in the late 17th century in Peru, Martin was often ridiculed and suffered injustice each day. 

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