It’s the time of year when we start looking for Christmas gifts for loved ones. Chicago Catholic staff put together this list of unique gift ideas for this year’s shopping season.
The Catholic Card Game: Base Game
Great for teens, young adults and adults, the Catholic Card Game is a “prompt and answer”-style game. Think of it as Apples to Apples, but with Catholic themes.
With all its content coming from the Catholic faith, tradition and community, it is a great game to play with your Catholic (and non-Catholic) friends and family.
Features 400 cards, so the game is different each time you play; 3-10+ players.
Nun doll Christmas ornaments
Nunofakind at etsy.com, $35.00
This Catholic humor keepsake “Little Sister” ornament set features a collection of four ornaments for the tree or package toppers. Each handcrafted ornament measures about 4 inches tall. In this collection, there are two “Sister Holly Day” ornaments, each holding a wreath; one “Spiritual Airlines” ornament, the flying sister; and one “Sister Noel” ornament, singing her favorite carol.
Father Augustus Tolton facemasks
The Tolton Ambassadors, a group of laypeople accredited to promote the the canonization cause for Venerable Father Augustus Tolton, is selling two facemasks that feature Tolton’s image. Masks are washable. Proceeds benefit the cause.
Mini Mary Garden
Honor Mary with this Mini Mary Garden statue kit. This indoor garden kit features everything you need to create a lovely, delicate homage to Our Lady. The glass and gold terrarium comes with a white statue of Mary, a sprinkle of green moss and an assortment of small paper flowers. Glass terrarium 6 x 5 x 5 inches; Our Lady statue 4 inches tall.
Catholic Saint Memory Game
JustLovePrints at etsy.com, $13.50
Match your favorite saints with this fun memory game. Perfect for adults or children. Play on your own or against an opponent. Laminated cards can be used as learning resource by studying the names of the saints and the letters that are highlighted on each card.
Ellyandgrace.com, prices vary depending on type of shirt
Elly and Grace is a Missouri-based company founded by a young Christian woman in 2016 to provide the softest, highest quality Christian apparel, designed to uplift, inspire and point others to Jesus.
It sells shirts — both long- and short-sleeved — hoodies, raglans and other items such as jewelry and candles. Designs available for men, women, babies, children and youth.
Catholic Coffee variety box
Get four kinds of coffee with this variety box, which contains 12-ounce bags of four of Catholic Coffee’s premium roasts: St. Therese of Lisieux Light Roast, St. Joan of Arc French Roast, St. Michael the Archangel Dark Roast and Padre Pio Espresso Roast. Convenient, handy way to sample delicious coffee named for the saints of the church. Ships in a premium, ready-to-gift box.
It’s that time of year when we start looking for Christmas gifts for loved ones. Chicago Catholic staff put together this list of unique gift ideas for this year’s shopping season.
The newest thousand pages from Walter Isaacson, Diana Gabaldon or Stephen King is always a welcome Christmas gift, but when it comes to spiritual reading, give me the briefer book, with short chapters and simple, thoughtful ideas.