Ritual Postures and Gestures
The different postures and gestures that take place during Mass.
We'd Like to Know: Possible Questions While Visiting Other Churches
In your visit to a different Christian Church, be prepared to ask the church’s representative some thoughtful questions about what they believe, their mission, and their worship. Here are some questions to start with. You might also think of other …
The Message of Jesus
Read and discuss the meaning of the parable your group was assigned from the list below. Use this question to guide your discussion: What lesson was Jesus trying to teach about the Kingdom or about our relationship with the Kingdom …
The I Am Sayings of Jesus
Choose three of the Scripture passages below to look up and read. After reading each one, discuss with your group what it says about Jesus’ identity. Write down a summary of your discussion below the saying.
Read the following passages and complete the statements below.
Questions about Jesus’ Teachings about How to Live
Questions about Bible passages where Jesus teaches how to live.
Five Models of the Church
Answer the following questions about the models of the Church.
Marks of the Church
Write at least two examples of ways that the Church and you model the four Marks of the Church.
A Living Sign of Hope
We believe that because we are transformed by faith in the Risen Jesus, his presence in the world becomes more visible through us. Read the following statements that are based on Jesus’ teachings, and then answer the questions that follow. …
How and Why Do People Suffer?
In the boxes below, give examples for each type of suffering, and respond to the questions that follow.
Making God’s Kingdom Visible
In the space to the right of each name or phrase, write the intended meaning in the parable. Discuss the meaning among the members of your group. Your instructor can assist you if necessary. Describe people or groups that these …
One of Us
Answer the following questions with your group that are related to the questions asked in the song “One of Us”. Your instructor will lead you through Part II. Use the following questions as prompts for taking notes in your notebook.
All of the Scripture passages used in this exercise are taken from the list in your student book (pages 81–82). These Scripture passages concern covenants or promises that provide an image of hope in a future messiah. As you answer …
Created in God’s Image
You will be guided through this handout, taking notes and answering questions as directed in your class.
Faith: Some Important Connections
In silence, answer all but the last question by yourself. The last question will be answered in small groups.
Places in the Heart
A worksheet to go along with the video Places in the Heart.
Core Beliefs Practices and Attitudes of the Catholic Faith
Each statement below is a core belief of the Catholic faith. Choose a symbol (“I get it,” “I’m unsure,” or “I don’t get it”) that best reflects your understanding of each belief. Then briefly explain what you might know about …
The Story of Betrayal
Read the following accounts from Sacred Scripture about Judas Iscariot: John 13:21–30, Matthew 26:14–16, 26:47–56, 27:3–10. Then number the sentences below in the order they take place in the Gospels.
Read Matthew 9:9–13. Answer the questions below.
Is This Mary or Martha?
Read each sentence, and decide if it describes Mary or Martha. Write your choice on the line that follows.
Mary Magdalene: Apostle of the Resurrection?
Write a short essay comparing Mary Magdalene to one of the Apostles. Support any comparison you make with a Gospel and verses about the Apostle.
An Interview with Mary Magdalene
Read the following Scripture passages and then answer the interview questions as if you were Mary Magdalene.
Fill in the blanks by referring to Luke 1:5–25,57–66.
Jesus' Arrest and Sentencing
Use the assigned passages from Scripture to fill in the answers to the following questions.
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