Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday for Catholics

Scouring the Internet looking for deals on gifts (for yourself or others)? Here are some places to save:

  • A priest records a video using his iPad during a Mass at the close of World Youth Day 2013's missionary week in Nilopolis, Brazil. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
    A priest records a video using his iPad during a Mass at the close of World Youth Day 2013’s missionary week in Nilopolis, Brazil. Catholics using their IOS devices or traditional computers on Cyber Monday can find some great deals that also strengthen their faith. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

    Catholic Family Gifts — Medals, devotionals, inspirational, home and more. Use code: SAVE. If you sign up for regular emails, you may be able to save an additional 10%. Joining that list also enters you into a drawing to win a children’s nativity set. Liking the store’s Facebook page grants you a second entry.

  • Catholic saint medals — The home page doesn’t mention it, but using code: SAVE works on this site too. Shipping is always free to U.S. addresses.
  • Life TeenFree shipping on all orders today. Plus, the global Catholic outreach is celebrating 12 Days of Advent with a free gift automatically added to your cart, while supplies last, each day.
  • Our Sunday VisitorSave over 50% on two popular daily devotionals featuring the wisdom of Pope Francis (through Dec. 5). More shopping.
  • Shop with @amazonsmile — A growing number of Catholic parishes and apostolates have joined the movement to allow Amazon to donate .5% of your eligible, everyday purchases to your designated charity.
  • Word on Fire15% off everything in the store. Ends Tuesday at midnight. No code needed.
  • Dennis Uniform — Has your child outgrown his/her school uniform or does it no longer look fresh? Save 20% on online purchases today only. Free shipping on orders over $85.

 

While you’re online, consider some of these gift giving ideas. No Cyber Monday sale per se, but you might score brownie points with the recipient:

 

Don’t forget #GivingTuesday is tomorrow! Check out what organizations such as Busted Halo, Catholic Mom, Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Bishops have to say about it. There are a plethora of options not covered here, but this official Giving Tuesday video will stimulate the conversation in your mind of how and what to give.