Life Kids

Life Kids

Family Playlist

Monthly resources and activities for children, parents, and families.

December Monthly Theme

"Do not be afraid...
a Savior has been born for you"

We encourage you to share these resources with your children.


For Kids & Parents

Intro to Advent


Brother Francis shares the meaning of Advent.

Catholic Icing


Plenty of activities to bring faith into the home.

Catholic Mom


Gospel coloring pages and worksheets for Sunday Mass.

Jesus is Born


Charming video retelling the Christmas story.

For Parents

Advent: More than a Chocolate Calendar

Fr. Mike explains what this season is really about.

Advent Conspiracy


How to prepare and celebrate Christmas with purpose.

A Busy Catholic's Guide to Advent:
10  Tips for Observing the Season


Simple tips on making Advent more spiritual.

Advent in Two Minutes


Why waiting, hoping, and preparing are still important.

Be Not Afraid


Blog and video that encourage and inspire us.


For Kids & Parents

Children's Prayers to St. Nicholas


Simple prayer for the protection of your children.

Kids Prayer for Advent


To say before bed or Sunday Mass.

Blessing of a Christmas Manger or Nativity Scene


Use this prayer when setting up your scene.

Catholic Prayers


Twenty-five most well-known prayers.


For Kids & Parents

Advent Giving Tree


Make a donation to local charitable organizations.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Boxes


Participate in this annual OLL tradition by filling a Christmas food box for a family in need.

Mercy Teams at OLL

Ways to participate in our parish to serve others in the Portland area.