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The 2020 Catholic Christmas Gift Guide for Babies

CHRISTMAS

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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 11/16/20

Share the joy of your faith with the littlest Catholics this Christmas.

Got a baby or toddler on your gift list? Whether you’re a parent, godparent, grandparent, auntie, uncle, or caring friend, these gifts will grow with the little ones in your life, and surround them with a loving environment of faith.

Baby gear, but make it Catholic

Anyone who’s prayed the Rosary with a wiggly baby knows they’ll try to grab and chew the beads, so put safety first with gorgeous and baby-safe silicone rosaries.

Give baby his or her first Rosary thanks to this wooden teether and rattle shaped like a one-decade Rosary ring.

Keep that pacifier handy with these Miraculous Medal pacifier clips.

Share your family’s faith with a sweet, gently tongue-in-cheek Cradle Catholic onesie.

When it’s time to start solids, keep things tidy with an easy-to-clean silicone bib featuring the Meal Blessing prayer.

What could be cuter than a tiny baby in a saintly headband?

Keep you baby’s little feet warm with these comfy baby shoes (that actually stay on!), and feature smiling images of saints and nuns.

Wrap up your baby in Heavenly love with the coziest muslin quilts and swaddle blankets in saintly themes.

These soft, elegant blankets will remind you of your saintly friends every time you swaddle your baby.

Savor each milestone with a personalized Rosary blanket.


BABY GIFTS

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Inspiring artwork for the nursery

The Alphabet Saints and Noah’s Ark posters from Studio Senn would make a whimsical and eye-catching addition to your nursery wall.

During those never-ending newborn nights, call to mind your baby’s eternal destiny with this Born to be a Saint print.

This delicate print reminds you to bless your baby with a nightly prayer to “Sleep with the angels and rise with the saints.”

Share your faith with your baby from the start thanks to this Catholic ABC print.

Introduce your baby to a beloved patron saint with these durable religious statues.

Saintly friends for your baby to love

Honor your child’s patron saint with a plastic or soft plush doll from Shining Light Dolls, or these natural wooden saints from Saintly Heart.

Dozens of beloved saints come in cuddly “pillow doll” form at Blessed Friends Forever. (And check out these specifically Marian saint dolls!)

Use this sturdy, baby-friendly Nativity set to introduce your little one to the Christmas story.

Blocks are a classic toy, and these stunning patron saint blocks help your baby learn about the saints while they build and play.

Beautiful books your family will treasure

Every Catholic baby needs some of Katie Warner’s books, which gently introduce kids to Scripture, the Mass, and the family of God.

Wrap up your bedtime routine by reading Sleepytime Saints: A to Z.

Store your favorite memories in a special Catholic keepsake book.

Baby can join in the family Rosary from the start with these sturdy board books featuring all 20 mysteries.

Little ones can learn the vocabulary of faith and see the beauty of the Mass in the Light of Sunday Catholic Treasury book.


Winter Baby

Read more:
20 Joyful names for your Christmas baby

If you’re expecting a baby boy this Christmas, check out these Yuletide-themed names for boys!

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