Chapter E: Early Christians Plant the Seeds
On this worksheet, students solve clues to list the names of important early Christians. These answers are then used to decode a secret message.
Exercise Your Catechism
This handout guides students as they become familiar with searching for information in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Joy and Hope for the Modern World
This handout provides questions for students to reflect on and answer as they read quotations from this Constitution.
This handout provides questions for students to research on the Internet about Renaissance Humanism.
Mercenary, Slave, or Disciple
Students identify their motivation for doing good deeds before reflecting on the role of grace in their lives.
Grace upon Grace
Students look up and read several passages about grace. The worksheet asks students to identify the purpose of grace in each and summarize the ways grace is present in their own lives.
The Spirit in Multiple Acts
Students look up and read several passages that the Holy Spirit. The worksheet asks students to summarize each passage and describe the role of the Holy Spirit in spreading the Good News.
Okay, Gang, Listen Up!
Students look up and read several passages that highlight Jesus’ instructions to his disciples. This worksheet then challenges students to reflect on how well the Church is following the instructions today.
Jesus’ Healings’ Common Points
Students look up and read several miracle stories from the New Testament before identifying common points between them.
Although You Have Heard
Students rewrite classroom rules modeling their responses after Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
Biblical Evidence for Jesus’ Divinity
Students look up, read, and examine Scripture passages that provide evidence that Jesus is God.
Students look up, read, and answer questions about Scripture passages that note influential women in the New Testament.
What about You?
After reading Mark 8:27-29, students must answer several questions about who Jesus is to today’s world and people.
I’m in This Story?
Students must look up several Scripture passages that give insight into the disciples of Jesus. This worksheet poses questions that help make Jesus’ mission relatable to students.
Do You Believe?
For this worksheet, students look up Scripture passages that examine the words and beliefs of Jesus in each story.
She Is Your Mother
As students complete this worksheet, they will explore what it means when we say that Mary is the Mother of God and the Mother of the Church.
Priest, Prophet, and King
Students find examples in the Bible of the priestly, prophetic, and kingly work of Christ before applying it to their own lives.
On Your Marks
This worksheet guides group members to work together as they identify the importance of the church being “One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic”.
Students match symbols from Jesus’ first miracle the wedding feast in Cana with their meaning and significance.
The Lost Son
On this worksheet, students retell the story of the Prodigal Son using texting and social media messages.
On this worksheet, students read all four Gospel accounts of the resurrection before identifying similarities and differences between them.
Where East Meets West
This worksheet guides students to make connections between Confirmation in the Eastern and Western Churches.
Waters of Salvation
On this worksheet, students identify the Scripture passages associated with the various parts of the Blessing of the Water used at the Easter Vigil.
A Sacred Family Meal
This worksheet guides students to make connections between the Mass and a special meal or tradition in their family.
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