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Monday, December 9, 2019

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,...

Crafts for Catechists: Our Lady’s Bug

by Jessica Gordon CLICK HERE to download a pdf of this activity. Copyright 2016, Bayard, Inc. All rights reserved. This article is protected by United...

Scripture Prompts Craft

Help children memorize Bible verses with this Scripture craft SARA JONCKHEERE In an effort to bring different types of prayer into your classroom, try this craft...

Designing Cards for Priests

This Craft May Supplement a Lesson on Holy Orders SARA JONCKHEERE Our priests do so much for us and our churches. This craft is a way...

Prayer Journal Craft

Creating opportunities for students’ personal prayer SARA JONCKHEERE A prayer journal is a great way to expose students to different types of prayer, while gathering and...

Graces for the Sick Craft

A Craft to Support a Lesson on the Anointing of the Sick SARA JONCKHEERE The gesture of the laying on of hands was an important part...

The Joy of a Clean Heart : A craft about Penance and Reconciliation

SARA JONCKHEERE Sin has a way of weighing us down and hardening our hearts. Children feel this too and need to be taught that the...

First Reconciliation Prayer Bracelet

DIANE QUINTAL Children preparing for First Reconciliation at St. Stephen the First Martyr parish make Prayer Bracelets to encourage them to learn their prayers and...

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...

Advent Journey to Christmas

One of the loveliest images of Joseph is of him leading a donkey that is carrying Mary who is pregnant with Jesus. They are traveling from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem. The journey made by Joseph and Mary may hold more spiritual gold and meaning than the census that caused it.