The Christmas season is an enchanting time to be with family and friends and grow closer to Christ. But sometimes, finding the perfect Christmas gift for the loved ones in your life can add more stress than peace. We’ve come up with a few ideas for unique gifts that are sure to make this a memorable and hassle-free holiday!
JP II, We Love You!
This past August, the archdiocese celebrated the 25th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Denver with the More Than You Realize conference. More importantly, it served as the launch of a discipleship movement within the archdiocese. MTYR has two different online stores with t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, stickers, phone cases and more. Great gifts for people of all ages!
The Vatican Cookbook and apron gift set
For the person in your life with a passion for food, this cookbook contains recipes for a variety of meals for special holidays and simple dinners. The meals included have been served at the Vatican over the past 500 years, and you’ll feel like you’re in Italy with the photos of holy sites throughout the country that are incorporated in this book.
You can find the book and apron set at catholiccompany.com.
‘How Would Jesus Drive?’ bumper sticker
Lighten up the mood in Denver traffic with the “How Would Jesus Drive” or the “Do you follow Jesus this close?” bumper sticker. We all know a friend who can’t stand their daily work commute. Add a little humor to their suffering with one of these stickers.
Visit zazzle.com and search for each bumper sticker using their titles.
The Night Sky print
Looking for a unique gift for a loved one’s baptism, confirmation or birthday? Show them what the sky looked like the night of their special day. The Night Sky’s website allows you to customize the date, location and any special message you want to include, and it will mail you a beautiful art print of the night sky.
Visit thenightsky.com for more.
Lenten Ark Diorama
Similar to an Advent calendar, the Lenten Ark Diorama is a great way to help children prepare for Easter. The ark’s windows and doors are designed to be opened each day of Lent, and they contain scripture stories that will help you and your kids learn more about this solemn season and the joy of Easter.
You can find this diorama at catholicgiftsandmore.com.
Visit cafepress.com and search “Catholic magnets.”
Monk/nun bottle cover
For the wine connoisseur in your life, these covers are perfect to pair with a bottle of wine. The monk cover is modeled after the Franciscan order, and the nun cover looks like a traditional habit. These covers are made right here in Colorado!
Visit etsy.com and search “WineMonk.”
My Little Church magnet play set
This is a great gift for the child in your life who loves to play and is curious about the Mass. It comes with 36 magnetic pieces that can be arranged on a magnet book. The set is designed to help kids learn about the pieces within a church that help us celebrate Mass.
You can find this play set on catholiccompany.com.
Highs and lows t-shirt
This trendy shirt comes in multiple colors and styles. The subtle message stands for “God is greater than the highs and lows,” and the design is sure to make people curious about its meaning. This is a great gift for teenagers and young adults.
You can find this shirt and more on elevatedfaith.com.
We all have a friend who’s not fully awake until they’ve had their coffee fix. These tumblers from Religious Tumblers on amazon.com are the perfect way to feed your loved one’s passion for coffee and faith.
Visit amazon.com and search “Religious Tumblers.”