These centuries-old traditions are held dear by many French faithful.
Catholics around the world are united, but different cultures have traditions that set them apart.
In France, a country whose Catholic faith runs deep through the ages, there are many beautiful customs that traditional faith-filled families hold dear. Religious objects are given pride of place and places for prayer are important.
So if you’d like to bring a little Gallic Catholic charm to your own home, click on the slideshow for some lovely ideas:
3 Traditions of French Catholic kids