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.
Plenty of activities to bring faith into the home.
Gospel coloring pages and worksheets for Sunday Mass.
Jesus is Born
Charming video retelling the Christmas story.
Advent: More than a Chocolate Calendar
Fr. Mike explains what this season is really about.
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.
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.
Twenty-five most well-known prayers.
Teaching Kids About God:25 Practical Ways to Help Them Love the Lord
Solid ideas to implement in the family.
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.
December: Do Not be Afraid
November: Make Disciples
Summer: Keep Your Faith this Summer
June: Sacred Heart & Father's Day