Saturday, February 16, 2019

Lenten Disciplines for Junior High Students

For the past six years, I've looked forward to class with my seventh-grade students the week before Ash Wednesday—because old ideas become new again each year.

Scrapbooking through Lent

If you are willing to use a creative and entertaining teaching tool to present a serious and sacred season, then you are invited to try scrapbooking through Lent.

A Lenten Vocabulary

A Group Activity for the Family at Home or Your Class Family

Celebrating Saint André Bessette

Servant of Others Feast Day: January 6

Advent—A Time to Prepare

A group activity for the family at home or your class family.

Celebrating Saint Catherine Laboure

Miraculous Medal Feast day: November 28

Light Comes into a Dark World: The Day Star

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.

Advent and Christmas: Light in the Darkness

"O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the LORD!" (Isaiah 2:5)

Celebrating Saint Paul of the Cross

Preached the Good News Feast Day: October 20

Celebrating Saint Damien De Veuster

Servant of the Sick Feast Day: May 10