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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.

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The Seven Petitions

On this handout, students match the meaning to each line of the Lord’s Prayer.

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A Prayer Puzzle

On this handout, students must use clues to unscramble words related to prayer.

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Spirit Telecom: The Universal Wireless Prayer Network

This handout guides students as they locate and read various Scripture passages focusing on the many way God calls us to prayer.

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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.

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Jesus’ Healings’ Common Points

Students look up and read several miracle stories from the New Testament before identifying common points between them.

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What about You?

After reading Mark 8:27-29, students must answer several questions about who Jesus is to today’s world and people.

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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.

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My Vocation

This handout helps students identify their talents, gifts, and personality and how these fit into God’s vocation for their lives.

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Mary’s Little Lamb

This worksheet helps students to reflect on the numerous images of the lamb found in Scripture.

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Learning about Learning

This is a self-evaluation to help students reflect on their learning during Unit 1.

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Responding to God’s Invitation: Exemplary Models

This project asks students to research an exemplary model of what it means to be the best person that God created each of us to be.

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Unit 1 Preassessment: Knowing God

This preassessment poses questions about how students have come to know God.

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New Testament References to Eternal Life

This handout lists Scripture passages to be read by students that reference eternal life and how Jesus makes it possible for us to attain it.

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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.

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To Be a Disciple

This handout asks students to complete a chart by listing examples of discipleship at the time of Jesus and today.

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Reflection on the Greatest Commandments and the Judgment of the Nations

This handout challenges students to reflect on the application of the greatest commandment in their own lives.

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The Movie Tells a Story

This worksheet provides questions for students to reflect on and answer while watching a movie.

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Fully Human

This handout poses questions and gives statements that challenge to think about what it means to be fully human and how Jesus exemplified that in his life.

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What It Means to Be Human

This handout helps students list characteristics that come from society and from Jesus’ teachings that describe what it means to be human.

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Called to Service

This handout asks students to list examples of people in their lives that are serving the community in the various Christian vocations.

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Jesus and the Church

After reading several articles, students complete this chart by filling in key points about Jesus and the Church.

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Getting to Know Mary

Students look up various Bible passages to create an understanding of who Mary was.

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Discovering God in Creation

Students think of examples when they have experienced or discovered God in creation.

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From the Apostles to Us

Students create a storyboard to show how God is revealed in Sacred Tradition.

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Unit 2 Preassessment

This preassessment helps students identify what they know and want to know about concepts from Unit 2.

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Learning about Learning

This handout asks a series of questions to help students reflect on and evaluate the learning in a particular unit.

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My Key Relationships

This handout provides a chart for students to list key relationships that are from their church, community, family, and friends.

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The Development of Catholic Trinitarian Theology

This worksheet has students fill in blanks from Chapter 2, Section 6-8, focusing on the faith changes during the early Church centered on the Trinity.

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The Titles for Jesus

This worksheet presents a list of names for Jesus taken from Scripture. Students examine the meaning and purpose for each title.

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Jesus' Priorities

An individual worksheet where students rank the priority Jesus placed on certain values in his ministry

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Where Am I Called?

Answer the following questions about your calling.

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The Literature of Love

Reflection questions on William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116.

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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 …

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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.

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Preparing a Wedding Ceremony (Part 2)

This handout accompanies the handout “Preparing a Wedding Ceremony (Part 1).” After reading and considering the various options listed on that handout, consult with your group and choose one option for each box in the first column below. For each …

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Monastic Rule

Your group is about to found a monastery, and you must develop a rule (or constitution) governing your religious community’s life and work. Answer the following questions to begin developing your monastic rule. Use a separate sheet of paper if …

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Handout: Jesus and Forgiveness

Read the passage listed under “Forgiveness and Salvation,” and then read your assigned passages from Matthew, Mark and John, or Luke, and answer the questions as your teacher has directed, either in writing (on a separate sheet of paper) or …

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Called to Share the Mission of Jesus

Questions about how we can imitate Jesus’ example in the way we interact with others.

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Handout: The Answer Is

Questions about Jesus’ life and ministry.

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Jesus and Forgiveness

Questions about Scripture verses that talk about forgiveness and salvation.

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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 …

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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.

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Questions about Jesus’ Teachings about How to Live

Questions about Bible passages where Jesus teaches how to live.

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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. …

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A Preassessment

Answer each question by writing what you know for sure, what you think you know but are unsure about, and things related to the topic that you would like to explore.

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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.

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Covenant Hope

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 …

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Created in God’s Image

You will be guided through this handout, taking notes and answering questions as directed in your class.

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Faith: Some Important Connections

In silence, answer all but the last question by yourself. The last question will be answered in small groups.

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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 …

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What Do I Know about the Catholic Faith

In the time allotted for this exercise, answer each question to the best of your knowledge. Each set of questions corresponds to the units you will study in this course and represents content you will cover in more detail in …

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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.

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Images of Jesus

A worksheet that has students describe what Jesus is like and why.

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Jesus' Arrest and Sentencing

Use the assigned passages from Scripture to fill in the answers to the following questions.

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Exploring the Healing Miracles

Read one of the following accounts of healing, and then answer the questions below.

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Jesus the Good Shepherd

Locate the following passages in the Bible. Write each verse on the lines provided.

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Jesus, the Expert on Prayer

Read the Gospel passages below, and write a summary statement or two about what Jesus tells us about prayer.

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The Birth of Jesus

A fill in the blank worksheet from the birth narrative of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke.

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The Fig Leaves of My Life

A craft activity where students cut out a fig leaf and draw or write the ways that they hide who they really are.

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Behold, I Come

A worksheet that examines Gospel passages, and after each reading the student answers the question “How does Jesus respond to his Heavenly Father’s will in this Scripture account?”

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Learning to Listen to God

A survey to assess a student’s listening skills.

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Divine Providence

A reflection worksheet to help students get a better sense of God’s Providence in their lives.

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Where Is God Leading Me?

A discussion oriented worksheet that includes meditating on scripture passages and answering questions about the readings as well as personal questions.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of Discernment of God's Will

A preassessment in the form of a survey for the student to gain self-knowledge that can be used to discern God’s will in their life.

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Secular Institutes

A worksheet completed in groups about the history, role, and characteristics of secular institutes.

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Exploring Religious Orders and Congregations

A research assignment worksheet done in pairs to find important information about different religious orders.

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Inspirations and Charisms Worksheet

A partially independent and partially group completed worksheet for students to fill out about the inspirations and charisms of a particular religious congregation or order.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of Consecrated Life

A preassessment for students about their knowledge of terms associated with consecrated life.

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A Conversation about the Future of Priestly Ministry

A worksheet with questions about the future of priestly ministry.

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The Effects of the Sacrament of Holy Orders

A worksheet completed in groups about the effects of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from both the book and the student’s personal knowledge.

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The Sacrament of Holy Orders Graphic Organizer

A worksheet completed in groups about the symbolic words and actions that take place during the Rite of Ordination, as well as their meaning and effect.

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The Formation of a Priest

While watching the PowerPoint “The Formation of a Priest”, the students must fill out this worksheet by filling in the blanks.

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What Will God Call Me to Do

A reflection worksheet and class discussion on the video Gang Busters: One Man’s Mission to Stop Bullets by Creating Jobs.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of the Sacrament of Holy Orders

A preassessment about things that a student already knows, thinks that they know, and wants to know about the Sacrament of Holy Orders.

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The Threefold Ministry of a Bishop

This resource is a group activity worksheet that has students list examples of the Bishop’s roles in the areas of teaching, governing, and sanctifying.

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A Call to Priestly Ministry

This resource is a discussion guide and worksheet about the call to priestly ministry based on the film clip from There Be Dragons.

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Understanding Christ the High Priest

A worksheet to help students understand Christ’s identity as the ultimate High Priest through examining scripture passages.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of the Vocation of Holy Orders

A preassessment of one’s knowledge of terms and concepts associated with the Vocation of Holy Orders.

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Family Life

A worksheet with questions about the meaning of the family, the responsibilities of parents, the domestic Church, as well as the influence parents have on their children in their moral and spiritual development.

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First Comes Love

A three-part worksheet that encourages the participant to compose a narrative about a personal experience of being loved and respected.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of Preparation for the Sacrament of Marriage

A marriage preparation worksheet that examines childhood catechesis, social skills, family of origin, the virtue of chastity, pre-Cana preparation, marriage dispensations, nuptial Mass, responsibilities, and family planning.

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How Does Marriage Serve the Church?

A worksheet focusing on the ways love between Christian spouses serves the Church.

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Marriage in the New Testament

A discussion-oriented worksheet on marriage in the New Testament.

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Marriage in the Old Testament

An activity that takes a look at marriage in the Old Testament.

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Why Sacramental Marriage?

A series of short questions on Sacramental Marriage to discuss with a group, or personally respond to.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of the Role of the Laity

An activity that checks to see what students know about the role of the laity.

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Sacraments of Christian Initiation: The Foundation of Our Vocation

A group activity, where students are asked to "build” the foundation of the Church by describing how each Sacrament of Christian Initiation helps those who are initiated to authentically live their Christian vocation.

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Who Is God Calling Me to Become?

A series of questions that help young people reflect on what God is calling them to become.

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A Preassessment of My Knowledge of the Meaning of Christian Vocation

A number of preassessment questions on the meaning of a Christian vocation.

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New Testament References to Eternal Life

A worksheet where students are asked to look at several Scripture passages and discover what each reveals about eternal life.

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Student Notes for Unit 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A worksheet on the main ideas of several articles found in Unit 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible."

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Student Notes for Unit 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A worksheet that outlines the main ideas of several articles from Unit 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible."

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Finding Salt and Light for the World: An Inventory of Discipleship Gifts and Skills

An activity where students are asked to list the gifts or skills that they think one would need in order to be “salt for the earth and light for the world” in a variety of ministries.

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Podcasts on Prayer

A worksheet where students are asked to create a series of teen-friendly podcasts about prayer.

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Good Friday Intercessions

A handout that guides students through writing their own Good Friday intercessions.

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Sacrificial Love in Jesus' Ministry

A worksheet where students are asked to read a Scripture passage, identify the type of suffering that Jesus risks or endures, and answer several questions regarding sacrifice and suffering.

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Catholic Mission and Volunteer Organizations

A worksheet where students are asked to research a mission or volunteer organization and answer several questions about their findings.

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Our Beliefs about Eternal Life

Use the information found in articles 32 and 33 of the student book to complete this worksheet.

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Visual Meditation on the Ascension

A visual meditation using an image of the Ascension.

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Resurrection Narratives

An activity where students are asked to work in groups to answer questions about the Resurrection narratives.

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Modern-Day Martyrs: Redemptive Love in Action

An activity where students will learn about the lives of several modern-day martyrs, draw connections between the lives of these people and the life and death of Jesus, and explore what the witness of martyrs, from the time of Jesus …

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Jesus’ Healing Miracles

A worksheet where students are asked to look at Scripture passages that focus on Jesus’ healing miracles.

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Parables of the Kingdom

An assignment that looks at what Jesus is trying to communicate about the Kingdom of God through parables.

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A Mystery of Light

An assignment that asks students to conduct an online search to find images of one of the Luminous Mysteries found on the chart in their textbooks.

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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.

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Using the Lectionary to Understand How God’s Ancient Promises Are Fulfilled in Jesus

An activity that uses the Lectionary to understand how God’s ancient promises are fulfilled in Jesus Christ.

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God’s Covenants with Our Ancestors of Faith

An activity where students are asked to work in groups to locate Scripture passages that show God’s Covenants with our ancestors of faith.

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The Goodness, Blessedness, and Beauty of the Created World

A reflection worksheet on the goodness, blessedness, and beauty of the created world.

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Exploring Symbolic Language and Religious Truth

A worksheet looking at the figurative/symbolic language found in Genesis Chapters 1-3, and the possible meanings of the figurative/symbolic language.

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Longing for God

An activity for Section 1 Part 1 of "The Bible: The Living Word of God."

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A Call to Love

A set of reflection questions, based on the four objects of love.

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My Understanding of the Mission of Jesus Christ

A worksheet on students’ understandings of the mission of Jesus Christ.

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The Incarnation

An activity where students are asked to look through Scripture to find references that illustrate Jesus’ humanity and divinity.

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Who Is Jesus?

An activity where students rate their level of agreement on statements about Jesus.

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What Do I Know About Catholicism?

An assignment where students test their knowledge of Catholicism.

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Where Is Your Faith Life Right Now?

A wrap-up activity for Section 5 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible,” on where your Faith life is right now.

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New Testament References to Eternal Life

An activity that uses New Testament Scripture passages that reference eternal life, from Section 5 Part 4 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Mapping the Beatific Vision

A homework assignment where students are asked to create a mind map of details about the Beatific Vision, from Section 5 Part 4 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Evangelizing or Proselytizing?

A homework assignment on evangelizing and proselytizing, from Section 5 Part 3 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Jesus Teaches Us About Prayer

A list of scripture verses that can be used in conjunction with a homework assignment on Jesus’ teachings about prayer, from Section 5 Part 2 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Faith and Religion Venn Diagram

A homework assignment using a faith and religion Venn Diagram, from Section 5 Part 1 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Summary of Jesus' Revelation of God's Plan

A wrap-up summary of Jesus’ Revelation of God’s plan, from Section 4 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Reflection on the Greatest Commandments

A reflective homework assignment on the greatest Commandments, from Section 4 Part 4 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Core Elements of a Parable

A homework assignment on the core elements of a parable, from Section 4 Part 4 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Respect-Life Issues

A number of terms that deal with respect-life issues, from Section 4 Part 2 of “Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible.”

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Jesus' Ministry

An activity on Jesus’ Ministry, from Section 4 Part 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible."

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Loving One Another and All Creation

A homework assignment on loving one another and all creation.

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Jesus and the Church

A worksheet from Section 3 Part 3 of Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible that asks students to summarize three key points, or items to take away, from each listed article.

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Mapping the Marks of the Church, from Section 3 Part 3 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A homework assignment on mapping the Marks of the Church.

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Getting to Know Mary, from Section 3 Part 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A partner activity where Scripture passages are used to get to know Mary.

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The Incarnation Unites God and Humanity, from Section 3 Part 1 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A homework assignment on how the Incarnation unites God and humanity.

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Tradition and the Passing On of God's Revelation, from Section 2 Part 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A fill-in-the-blank exercise on Tradition and the passing on of God’s Revelation.

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Activity: Heretical or True, from Section 1 Part 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible"

A worksheet on the truthfulness of certain statement using proof from the Nicene Creed.

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The Development of Catholic Trinitarian Theology from Section 1 Part 2 of "Jesus Christ: God's Love Made Visible."

A homework assignment on the development of Catholic Trinitarian theology.

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Mapping the Trinity

A homework assignment on mapping the Trinity.

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The Gospel of John and Anti-Semitism

A group activity on the Gospel of John and anti-Semitism.

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Old Testament Themes and Images in John's Prologue

A worksheet on the Old Testament themes and images in the prologue of the Gospel of John.

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The Gospel of John: Myths and Facts

A worksheet on the myths and facts of the Gospel of John.

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Movie: A Life Devoted to the Poor

A series of reflection questions to be asked after viewing the movie about the life of Mother Teresa.

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Definition Lab: Vocation, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide

A worksheet that uses certain Scripture passages to define vocation, from “The Catholic Youth Bible” Old Testament Teacher Guide.

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Lifelong Journey

Several questions about yourself and relationships to consider before entering into the permanent covenant of marriage.

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Equal Partners in Marriage

A numbers of questions relating to the equality of men and women in society as well as in marriage.

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Preassessment of My Knowledge of the Eucharist Part I

A preassessment exercise on students’ knowledge of the Eucharist: Part I.

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Unit 4 Preassessment

A preassessment for Unit 4 of "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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Gospel Reflection on Sin and Salvation

A Gospel reflection on sin and salvation from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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Reading Guide for the Splendor of the Truth

A reading guide for the Splendor of Truth from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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Unit 1 Preassessment

A preassessment for Unit 1 of "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."

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Prayers of Petition

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. It gives students spaces to write their own intentions and petitions as a prayer activity.

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Music and Liturgy

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect on various songs and pieces of music in the liturgy to come to a greater understanding.

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Reflecting on the Liturgy

This worksheet is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect on their experience of and participation in the liturgy of the Eucharist in small group settings.

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Symbolic Language and Religious Truth: Genesis 1-3

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. It asks students to explore the Book of Genesis to find symbolic language and discuss its meaning with other students.

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Sprint Through Salvation History Scriptural Passages

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students are asked to explore the Bible for key events in the Old and New Testaments in Salvation History.

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"The Fingerprints of God" Reflection Questions

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect on the fingprints of God in creation and other people through these questions.

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New Testament References to Eternal Life

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. It lists several passages in which Eternal Life is referenced in the New Testament. Students can reflect on these passages and answer questions about them.

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Questions for Made-to-Love

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect on the song "Made-to-Love" by TobyMac by answering the questions on this worksheet.

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Reflection on the Greatest Commandments

This worksheet is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can study and reflect on the Greatest Commandments: to love God with your whole mind, body and soul, and to love your neighbor as yourself.

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Core Elements of a Parable

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students are assigned a parable and use this chart to discover the core elements of any of the parables that Jesus tells.

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Matthew's Sermon on the Mount

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can use this chart to write down questions, thoughts, or reactions to each section of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount.

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Venn Diagram

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can use this handout to do a Venn Diagram of Gospel comparisons.

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Getting to Know Mary

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students must find various scripture passages regarding Mary and reflect on questions about her life and personality.

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The Development of Catholic Trinitarian Theology

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can fill in the blanks to learn or review key concepts about the development of Trinitarian theology.

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Discovering God

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. It helps students discover the various ways and places they can interact with and meet God: in their daily lives, through others, and in creation.

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Reflection about Personal Beliefs and Knowledge

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can reflect on and answer questions about their experience with faith, their beliefs, and their personal convictions and commitments to a faith/religion tradition.

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