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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Activities for Exploring the Mass

The Mass calls us together as a community. We were created to give praise and glory to the God who loves us without end. We remember all that God has done for us.

Prayers to Prepare for Confession Prayer Service

Seeking the proper disposition for a good examination of conscience MARC CARDARONELLA God has a soft spot for repentant sinners. This seems contrary to how we...

Confirmation: A 6-minute video from Catholic Central

The who, what, and why of the sacrament of Confirmation, told succinctly and with humor. Suitable for all ages. From the team at Catholic Central. Image...

Preparing for First Holy Communion Prayer Service

A short prayer service to conclude preparation before the big day MARC CARDARONELLA The Eucharist is the ultimate sacrament of initiation. Some might think that role...

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,...

Teaching the Sacraments: The Heart of the Matter

The Seven Sacraments make up a central and unifying aspect of our Catholic Christian identity.

Crafts for Catechesis: Seven Sacraments Stained-Glass Window

JESSICA GORDON This fun and colorful craft provides an excellent opportunity to teach children more about the sacraments instituted by Jesus Christ and how they...

A Confirmation Boot Camp Model

SARAH REINHARD For quite a few years, I heard complaints about how confirmation classes were required and there was no way to get out of...

Sacrament Activity Pages for Students and Families

JEAN LARKIN Here are three reproducible activity pages from our archives that you can use with your students when teaching about the Sacraments. Perfect to...

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...