Due to our COVID-19 measures in place, our shipping process may be slower than usual. We're here for you. Read our COVID-19 Action Plan.

Happy Thanksgiving! Our phone lines will be closed from November 26-27.
We look forward to talking with you when we re-open on Monday, November 30.

Document

Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Good

This worksheet helps students to take notes as they read articles and make connections to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Document

Scripture and Prayer

On this worksheet partners choose three scripture passages from both the Old and New Testaments. They then note how what each passage teaches about prayer and our relationship with God.

Document

Where Am I Called?

Answer the following questions about your calling.

Document

What is the State of Justice?

Evaluate the degree to which the seven themes of Catholic social teaching are present in a given situation. Use the scale below each theme to rank the extent to which it is present or absent, and write N/A (not applicable) …

Document

Justice Resources

Brief description of organization/agency/group and the nature of its work: How does it build relationships? promote justice?

Document

The Literature of Love

Reflection questions on William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116.

Document

Meeting the Needs of Sick People

A worksheet on sickness and healing in a community context.

Document

"The Secret Garden"

A set of questions that can be used to reflect on the movie “The Secret Garden,” a film that is an excellent example of reconciliation.

Document

"My Life"

A set of questions that can be used to reflect on the movie “My Life” and the key themes surrounding the sacrament of Reconciliation.

Document

Am I a Sacrament of Reconciliation?

This exercise can give students a better sense of their role as an instrument for reconciliation.

Document

Hungers

A worksheet that explores several different types of hunger that we experience.

Document

That Catholic Feeling

Whether or not you have been baptized, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults outlines a process for growing in faith. Here are four statements from the introduction to the rite that describe characteristics of the process. After each statement, …

Document

My Baptismal History

If you were an infant when you were baptized, ask the following questions of your parents to learn more about the celebration of the sacrament. If you remember your Baptism, answer the questions yourself and ask your parents for details …

Document

Hugh's Life, My Life

After reading the fictional story of Hugh in the textbook, use the chart below to reflect on the similarities and differences in the faith life of Hugh and you!

Document

Jesus as Sacrament!

For each statement below, use your Bible to find at least three stories from the life of Jesus that support each theme. Write the citation of the stories under their respective statement, and be sure to tell which sacrament is …

Document

Jesus, Teach Us to Pray

Read each of the following Scripture passages and explain in writing how they each give insight into Jesus’ prayer life.

Document

Prayer Objects, Prayerful Environment

After spending some time walking around a church or chapel and observing the ways that art is used to create a prayerful, sacred space, answer the following questions reflectively.

Document

"Field of Dreams"

The movie Field of Dreams is a modern-day parable that teaches some powerful lessons and connects with the major concepts in chapter 1 of the textbook. Ray Kinsella hears voices that tell him to build a baseball field in the …

Document

Finding God in My Life

As your textbook states, the Catholic belief about sacraments is that “God communicates through the people, places, actions, events, and experiences that shape a person’s life.” Consider the meaning of this statement in your own life by reflecting on the …

Document

Spirituality Action Plan

It is important for us to take stock of where we are in life and put plans in place to achieve our goals. It is important to do that in our spiritual life as well. We are all spiritual people. …

Document

Which Marriage Is More Promising?

Imagine that you know two engaged couples and that each couple has decided to write down the terms of their marriage agreement. The couples show you their “covenants,” which are offered below. As you read, consider the pluses and minuses …

Document

Research Activity: Working for Social Justice

Answer the following questions about the organization you are researching. Use a separate sheet of paper as needed.

Document

The Wonders of God's Creation

For the next twenty-four hours, pay attention to experiences and details of your day. The following list suggests phenomena for you to observe, and you may think of other subjects for observation. Create an observation journal on a separate sheet …

Document

Handout: Praise Petition and Promise

The Lord’s Prayer includes three forms of prayer: praise, petition, and promise. Identify the types of prayer expressed in each phrase of the Lord’s Prayer.

Related Products