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Friday, October 22, 2021

A Family Together: Where Am I? What’s Happening?

It's fun to imagine ourselves in some of the Scripture stories we hear. Put yourself into each of these short stories, then answer the questions about where you are and what is happening.

Leading Young People Through Lectio Divina

JARED DEES The goal of lectio divina (“sacred reading”) is to encounter Christ when you read the Bible, not just to understand an idea. We...

Praying with the Bible: Ignatian Meditation — a 5 min. video from Catholic Central

From the vault at Catholic Central, a good suggestion and a brief overview of learning how to pray with the Bible using Ignatian Meditation....

Promises Fulfilled

The Story of Abraham Holds Promise For Us LYNN WEHNER Abraham was a just man who trusted in God’s promises. And it is God’s threefold promise...

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Jesus Teaches about Prayer

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search Activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

Bible Rookie: “I don’t know where to start!”

Beginning Bible tips for youth. BECKY GROTH If I have heard one comment more than any other from teens (and adults) about the Bible, it’s definitely...

Complete-A-Project Bible Search : What Belongs to Caesar, What Belongs to God

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together.

The Value of Lectio Divina in Class

Taking Time to Take your Students Deeper MARLON DE LA TORRE St. John Damascene once commented that “prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart...

Ten Commandments Bingo

CLAIRE PELLETIER Children love playing Ten Commandments Bingo! Second-grade teacher Claire Pelletier created this special version of Bingo to check her students’ understanding of the...

Rediscovering the Parables: The Question of a Correct Understanding

The parables that Jesus told can be a source of confusion for many people of our times. People wonder why Jesus talked in riddles that often can be difficult to understand. How does a catechist go about deciphering and explaining the point that the Lord was trying to make?