Film Reflection: The Mission
Complete this handout as you view the film The Mission (1986, 125 minutes, rated A-III and PG).
Explorers, Conquistadors, and Missionaries Mind Map
Complete this mind map as you listen to the presentations of your classmates. Attach lines and boxes to each topic to add notes.
Examining the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
Answer the following questions as a group.
Guided Notes: The Council of Trent
Guided notes about the Council of Trent.
Reflecting on Luther's Theses
Read these five excerpts from Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses. Then answer the reflection questions. Use a separate sheet of paper if you need more room.
Reviewing Martin Luther's Complaint and the Church's Response
Use this handout to take notes from the in-class presentation on article 28, “Luther’s Complaint,” in the student book.
Web Quest on Renaissance Culture
Write your group member’s names at the top of this handout, and circle the topic assigned to your group. Use the Internet to locate three reliable sources about your group’s assigned topic in Renaissance culture. Use this handout to organize …
Challenges to the Papacy
Complete this handout with your group as you review article 21, “Challenges to the Papacy,” in the student book.
The Roman Empire at the Time of Charlemagne: Research Worksheet
Write a five-paragraph essay summarizing changes and significant events that affected the Church from the 700s through the 800s. Your essay must include suitable citations. You may use article 17, “Charlemagne: Holy Roman Emperor,” in the student book as a …
Characteristics of Apologetics
With your group, read Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s letter to the Romans. Then answer the following questions.
The Development of the New Testament
Use a separate sheet of paper to answer the following questions. Each group member must turn in an answer sheet.
Living in a Material World
A worksheet where students are asked to rank items on their necessity for living a happy life.
Handout: The Precepts of the Church
The Precepts of the Church direct us to participate in the sacramental life of the Church so that we might be nourished for living a moral life. Following are the Precepts of the Church as designated by the Catholic bishops …
Handout: Morally Good or Morally Suspect
For each situation, determine whether the action is right, neutral, or wrong; whether the intent is good or not good; and whether the circumstances allow you to decide freely or keep you from deciding freely.
Called to Share the Mission of Jesus
Questions about how we can imitate Jesus’ example in the way we interact with others.
Handout: Scripture in the Mass
Find the biblical passages assigned to you, and then write on the line the words from the Mass that refer to or echo the passage.
Virtue al Reality
Different scenarios that could potentially result in moral dilemmas.
Living in a Material World
Consider the following list of things. Which of them is necessary for you to have in order to be happy? Place a check mark in front of each one you feel is necessary.
Promoting a Culture of Life
Place a check mark in the column that best describes the item.
Lord, This Is for You
Reflection on the First Commandment.
The Precepts of the Church
The Precepts of the Church are rooted in Scripture and Tradition. Do your best to locate Old and New Testament passages (in the Old Law and the New Law) that support each of the following precepts.
Morally Good or Morally Suspect
For each situation, determine whether the action itself is good, neutral, or bad; whether the intent is good; and whether the circumstances keep the person who is considering the action from acting freely.
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 …
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