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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Your Faith as Salt of the Earth

We are called to be salt of the earth. We are sent to be Christ's light in the world.

Washed Clean

A soap craft to accompany a lesson on forgiveness and reconciliation  BY SARA JONCKHEERE  Making soap is an easy craft, and it’s the perfect way to...

Crafts for Catechesis: Baptism Welcome Cards

Help support the families of the newly baptized SARA JONCKHEERE You have asked to have your child baptized. … Do you clearly understand what you are...

Merry Christmas… Again!

CONNIE CLARK  Wouldn’t it be great if Christmas lasted longer than one day? Actually, the Christmas season lasts from December 25 all the way until...

A Jesse Tree That’s Not Just For Christmas

Plan Ahead to Recycle your Tree for use all Year SR. LOU ELLA HICKMAN When you take down your Jesse tree after Christmas, have you ever...

Light Comes into a Dark World: The Day Star Lesson and Craft

There is a joke that goes like this: "Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak." This shows how much we interpret light in more than material forms.

Classroom of Compassion

Three ingredients that foster warmth and support CARRIE SOUKUP A sweet boy in my fourth-grade class turned to his classmates for prayer. “My mom has cancer.”...

Five-Finger Glove Prayer Craft

Get to the heart of prayer with this prayer prompt. SARA JONCKHEERE Pope Francis gave us a simple way to pray for five different categories of...

Celebrate Baptism as Children of God Craft

SARA JONCKHEERE Through Baptism we become children of God and are claimed for Christ. While many of our students do not remember their own Baptism,...

Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!

MARY ANN DOBBS 'Lend a Hand, Lift a Heart!' was the theme for the religious education program at St. Roch Parish in Flat Rock, MI....