This handout challenges students to find symbols in their classroom or school and identify the deeper meaning of each.
Unlocking the Codes
This handout provides several short activities for students to complete as they learn about the symbolism of the Book of Revelation.
This partner worksheet helps students draw connections between Old Testament passage about the Passover and New Testament passages about the Mass.
God Loves a Cheerful Giver
This worksheet guides students to read and answer questions about a specific Hebrew festival from the book of Leviticus.
Baptism of Jesus Study Guide
This study guide helps students reflect on the story of Jesus’ Baptism.
To Be a Disciple
This handout asks students to complete a chart by listing examples of discipleship at the time of Jesus and today.
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.
Jesus and the Church
After reading several articles, students complete this chart by filling in key points about Jesus and the Church.
From the Apostles to Us
Students create a storyboard to show how God is revealed in Sacred Tradition.
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.
Where Am I Called?
Answer the following questions about your calling.
The Literature of Love
Reflection questions on William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116.
Meeting the Needs of Sick People
A worksheet on sickness and healing in a community context.
"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.
A set of questions that can be used to reflect on the movie “My Life” and the key themes surrounding the sacrament of Reconciliation.
Am I a Sacrament of Reconciliation?
This exercise can give students a better sense of their role as an instrument for reconciliation.
A worksheet that explores several different types of hunger that we experience.
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, …
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 …
A Healthy Approach to Life
It may be easy to think of church councils as having very little to do with our personal life. Yet the themes of Vatican Council II—change and renewal—are ones that we are called to live out for the rest of …
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!
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 …
"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 …
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 …
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