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VOCATIONS - It's Elementary!




Catholic Icing: -Really cool crafts/ideas.
For Catholic kids:
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Free resources, great crafts and activities for kids.
Catholic Prayers:
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Catholic Art Works:
Catholic Cuisine: - Awesome liturgical food ideas for kids and families.
Little Flower blog:
Catholic Pages:
Divine Mercy: Look for section for kids.
Holidays For Kids: www.dltk-holidays.com
Fisheaters: -Wealth of Catholic information.
Jelly Bean activity: -Catholic kids products for sell.
Catholic On-line:
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PAWS:   - Lots of family information and items to sell.
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For Your Marriage:
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Dr. Ray Guarendi on parenting :
Steve Woods Faith and Family:
How to Handle Discipline Problems:
Grief Ministry for children –Dealing with the death of loved ones.
James Stenson, all about parenting:​



Getting Married Catholic:

Youth Ministry


​United States Catholic Conference of - A ministry based on encouraging vocations within the family. 

EXCELENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE ONLINE  -Ten things that promote vocations.  This is an excellent resource for Parents. -How to teach children about Vocations.  Teaching & educating them in love and gift of self.

The Catholic Priesthood

A Week in the Life of a Priest

Why Become a Priest? Powerful Reasons, Great Answers!

A Day in the Life of a Seminarian

Catholic Vocation to the Priesthood (FSSP) (1/3)

Catholic Vocation to the Priesthood (FSSP) (2/3)

Catholic Vocation to the Priesthood (FSSP) (3/3)


Pure Love Club (Jason Evert):
Matt Fradd:
Hope For The Sexually Addicted:
Christopher West/Theology of the Body:


United States Catholic Conference of Bishops
(Can get the daily Mass readings among other good things.)


Houston Coalition for Life:
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Vatican radio website:
Diocese of Galveston-Houston:
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Karl Keating's newsletter:

Mass Times When You Travel: (Find Mass anywhere in the USA)



​Gateway-Vision Videos/ Discount Catholic/Christian videos:  ($5.00 movies plus year round specials.)
Do you like to watch good Catholic movies but cannot afford to buy? Have you tried Netflix? They have more than 100 good Catholic movies, that you can rent on DVD and many of them can be watched instantly on your TV or computer monitor too. You can try Netflix for free for a month and then cancel at any time. It's a simple online submission to cancel your account or put it on hold and it takes effect right away. The majority of Catholic movies are available mostly on DVD though.The following is a list of really good Catholic or family oriented movies you can rent on Netflix without ever leaving home.
For Greater Glory (2012)  October Baby (2011)  The 13th Day: The True Story of Fatima (2009)Pope Benedict XVI: A Love Affair With The Truth (2008)    The Way (2010)No Greater Love (2009)   St. Guiseppe Moscati (2007)   A Walk to Beautiful (2007) Saint Rita (2004)   John Bosco (2004)   The Miracle of Marcelino (1955) Joan of Arc (1999)   Bella (2006)  The Scarlet and The Black (1983) Clare & Francis (2007)  Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999) Au Revoir Les Infants (1987)  Confession (2005)  Saint Patrick: The Irish Legend (2000) Great Souls: Mother Teresa (2002)  One Night With The King (2006)  Padre Pio: The Priest Who Bore The Wounds of Christ (2007)  Therese (1986) Sheen Gems: The Best of Fulton Sheen (2005)  Faustina (1995) Boys Town (1938)  St. Teresa of Avila (2008)  Jonah: a Veggie Tales Movie (2002) Les Miserables 1(978)  Saint John in Exile (1988)   The Passion of The Christ (2004) Archbishop Fulton Sheen: Love is Truth (2007)   Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) Quo Vadis (1951)   Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996) Henry V (1989)  Ben Hur (1959)   The Robe (1953)  The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima (1952) The Ten Commandments (1956)  Lilies of The Field (1963) In The Presence of Our Lord (2007)  A Man For All Seasons (1966) The Song of Bernadette (1943)   Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000) Not of This World (1999)  The Son (2002)   Mother Teresa (2003) Diary of a Country Priest (1951) The Jeweler's Shop (1988)   The Cheese Nun (2002) The Reluctant Saint (1962)   One Man's Hero (1999)  Babette's Feast (1987) Shoes of The Fisherman (1986)  Pope John Paul II (1984) The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)  Monsieur Vincent (1948) The Miracle Maker: the Story of Jesus (2000)  The Passion of Joann of Arc (1928) The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)  Celebration of Catholicism (2005) Dead Man Walking (1995)  The Hoodlum Priest (1961)  Sister Act (1992) Pope John Paul II (1984)  The Keys of the Kingdom (1944) I Confess (1953)  The Trouble With Angels (1956)  Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972) Joan of Arc (1948)   Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) Padre Pio: Between Heaven & Earth (2000)  The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) The Fourth Wiseman (1985)  The Miracle of The Bells (1948) Brother Orchid (1940)  The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)  Barabbas (1962) The Gospel of John (2003)  Francis of Assisi (1961)  Archbishop Fulton Sheen: Love is Truth (2007)  Love is Faith (2007)  Love is Hope (2007)  Love is Eternal (2007) Angels (2006)  Good Friday Special (2006)  The Decalogue (1987) The Silver Chalice (1954)  Abraham (1994)  The Gospel According to Saint Matthew (1966) The Sign of The Cross (1932)  When in Rome (1952)  A.D. (1985) Francesco (1989)  Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) This isn't a complete list of all the Catholic movies available, but it's a really good start. Enjoy the savings and the movies!




  • Petra's, Julie A., Bible Stories to Draw and Tell, Huntington, I N, Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, 2002

  • Pierce, Kathy and Rowland, Lori, Guiding Your Catholic Preschooler, Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor, 2001

  • Lovesik, Father Lawrence G, Coloring Book About the Stations of the Cross, New York, NY, Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1990

  • White, Ana Aristarchus and White, Joseph D., Teach It- Early Childhood, Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, 2004

  • Campbell, Anne, Jamboree, Jacquie, Hendricks, Kathy, McGrath, Eileen, Ristow, Kate, The Faith- Filled Classroom, Allen, Texas, RCL, 1999

  • Lovesick, Father Lawrence G., New Picture Book of Saints, New York, NY, Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1979

Whole Group:

  • Duchess, Richard W. and Mustachio, Thomas, A Child's First Catholic Dictionary, Notre Dame, IN, Ave Maria Press, 1994

  • Jahsmann, Allan H. And Simon, Martin P., More Little Visits With God, St. Luis, MO, Concordia Publishing House, 1961

  • Handle, Helen, What Would Jesus Do?, Sisters, Oregon, Questar Publishers, Inc., 1997

Read Alouds:

  • Goody, Wendy and Kelly, Veronica, A Peek Into My Church, Pleasanton, CA, WhipperSnapper Books, 1997

  • Lovesick, Father Lawrence G., New Picture Book of Saints, New York, NY, Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1979

  • Marxhausen, Joanne, 3 in 1 : A Picture of God, St. Louis MO, Concordia Publishing House, 1973

  • O'Keefe, Susan, What Does a Priest Do?/What Does a Nun Do?, New York, NY, Paulist Press, 2002

  • Higgs, Liz Curtis, The Parable of the Lily, Louisville, KY, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1997

  • Higgs, Liz Curtis, The Parable of the Sunflower, Louisville, KY, Thomas Nelson, Publishers,1997

  • Hunt, Angela Elwell, The Tale of the Three Trees, Elgin, Il, Lion Publishing, 1989

Sose, Bonnie, Designed By God, Winter Park, FL., Character Builders for Kids, 1988

Team Presenters:  

Sr. Anita Brenek, Vocation Office, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Fr. Dat Hoang and Sr. Anna Pauline, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston 

Beth Dodson and Adriana Gutierrez, St. Laurence Catholic School

Janet Hafernik, Holy Rosary Parish,

Claire Pelletier, St. Thomas More Catholic School

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