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Friday, June 5, 2020

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,...

Mary links for research and for fun: The Mary page, word search, and coloring...

Here are some Mary-related resources that you may find helpful in class! From Real Life at Home This Hail Mary word search puzzle will help reinforce...

Celebrating Saints–Katherine Drexel–March 3rd

Katharine Drexel PATRICIA MATHSON Katharine Drexel was a wealthy heiress from Philadelphia who used all her money to help victims of discrimination in the southern...

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.

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...

Make Every Minute Count

BY SR. JANET SCHAEFFLER, OP Ten minutes left--and you've run out of things to do. Preparing for the extra moments that occur for your students...

Keeping Christ in the Center of Marriage

A Craft to Support a Lesson on Matrimony SARA JONCKHEERE The significance and meaning of the sacrament of Matrimony is not always easily understood by children....

Prayer Rocks

Let these decorated rocks prompt children to prayer.  SARA JONCKHEERE Editor's Note: This craft can be used by parents at home during this time. Perhaps the...

The Fire of the Holy Spirit: A craft to support a lesson on Confirmation

BY SARA JONCKHEERE In Confirmation we are called to live out our Catholic faith, enriched by the special strength of the Holy Spirit. We are...

Celebrating Saints–Philip and James–May 3rd

Philip and James  PATRICIA MATHSON Jesus called Philip and James to be among the twelve apostles who followed him. The apostles were regular people who said...