Saturday, January 23, 2021

Crafts for Catechists: Easter Symbols Candy

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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.

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.

The Christmas Wreath

At any time of the year, wreaths look lovely on front doors, on fireplace mantles, and with candles on tables and stands. Wreaths have deep and universal meaning. They are formed in the shape of a circle that has no beginning and no ending, and so they represent eternity.

Wonderful Words, Healing Words for the School Year

An old hymn opens with these words: "Sing them over again to me, wonderful words of life" ("Wonderful Words of Life" or "Sing Them Over Again to Me," words and music, Philip P. Bliss, 1874). This song praises the healing, life-giving words of Jesus calling us to faith.

Bible Candy Valentines

JESSICA GORDON Just as the spiritual toil of the Christian life guarantees a heavenly reward, students will enjoy this simple teaching craft that offers a...

Celebrate the Domestic Church! coloring sheet

Please share with families so children can color and display it at home during this time of quarantine. Here’s a fun activity for children celebrating...

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...

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....

Stained-Glass Cross, a Lenten craft

BY JESSICA GORDON The penitential period of Lent and its fulfillment on Easter Sunday serve as an effective reminders to the faithful of the price...