Exploring the National Shrine

A worksheet asking students to discover more about the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception by visiting their website.


Word Splash

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses and explains the value of using a Word Splash for classroom learning.

Link - Interactive Biblical Timelines

An interactive timeline can be found at the above link. It lacks the detail of other timelines; but if one of the events in the timeline is clicked, a large frame of Scripture quotations, some from the Old Testament but most from the Gospels, pops up to describe the event.


National Bible Week: Dei Verbum

November 18, 2006 marked the forty-first anniversary of the approval of the Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum), a Second Vatican Council document. Dei Verbum was mainly responsible for the explosion of Bible reading and Bible study by Catholics. …


Artist Appreciation Month: Graphic Images of Christ's Passion in Art

Mel Gibson is not the first person to shock the public with a graphically violent portrayal of the Passion and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In 1515, Matthias Grunewald revealed an artwork called The Isenheim Altarpiece to the monks and churchgoers …


Artist Appreciate Month: Finding Christian Art Resources on the Web

Teachers and catechists with the capacity for projecting computer images on a screen can find an enormous amount of Christian art on the World Wide Web. Educators are encouraged to be aware of fair use and other copyright laws, respect …