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Friday, April 12, 2024

A Family Together: Jesus’ Journey to Calvary

This Palm Sunday, we hear the story of Jesus' Passion and Death from the Gospel of Mark (14:1—15:47). A few days later, on Good Friday, we hear the account from the Gospel of John (18:1—19:42). To help enter more deeply into Jesus' experience during his last hours, join him on his journey to Calvary by tracing the path he most likely took. Number each stop along the way, and mark the path as you go from place to place. At each stop, reflect on the Bible passage given.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search Peace I Give You

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together. Use the Bible to answer the questions on the activity sheet [CLICK HERE]. This Bible Search is based on John 20:19-23.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: Jesus Heals Bartimaeus

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together. It is based on Mark 10:46-52.

Complete-A-Project Bible Search: The Baptism of Jesus

This Complete-A-Project Bible Search activity is for teacher and students (grades 4-6) working together. This Bible Search is based on the Gospel for the Baptism of the Lord (Luke 3:15-16, 21-22).

Bread for the Journey: The Scriptures and the Spirituality of the Catechist

How can one gain a deeper love of God's Word? Drawing on Verbum domini and other sources of the Church's collective wisdom, let me suggest a few ways.

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.

How to Read, Reflect On, and Pray the Parables

Storytelling has always and everywhere been the main way to teach religious truth. Primal religions communicated their beliefs and outlooks almost exclusively through anecdotes, myths, and fables.

Yes You Can — Teach the Parables: Be Prepared

BY LYNN WEHNER “I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.” (MATTHEW 13:35) In...

A Lamp for My Feet — a visual memorization exercise

JUDITH COSTELLO Have you ever walked down a dark hallway at night? In the darkness, we may stumble and fall. That’s why God offers us...

To Seek and Save the Lost: Unpacking the parable of the lost sheep

BY LYNN WEHNER There is a story about a shepherd who was falsely accused of stealing another man’s sheep. When he is brought before the...