This activity asks students to illustrate the organization of the Church by filling in the title of the group or role described in each box.
Students will examine seven different images of God’s people used in the Bible, and describe what each image reveals about God’s relationship with his people.
The video "The Day of the Dead," available on YouTube (3:49), offers a good overview of the Mexican celebration for the "Day of the Dead" activity on day 4.
The video "C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith—What Are the Marks of the Church?" is available on YouTube (3:32), and is used for the "On Your Marks" activity on day 1.
The video "Introduction to the Liturgy of the Eucharist," by dioceseofstpete, available on YouTube (1:50), offers an overview of material presented in the Handbook. It is especially helpful for day 1, but would be effective on any day.
The video "Precepts of the Church," by Saint Mary’s Press, available on YouTube (0:51), is an option for day 4.
This is a description for an art project where students express the relationship between Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.
This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 5, Chapter 13, by discussing more deeply the meaning of faith and its connection to religion and belief.
This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 3, Chapter 8, by discussing Jesus’ presence in Church history and today.
This PowerPoint accompanies Unit 2, Chapter 4, by discussing the revelation of God through Scripture and Tradition.
Students create a storyboard to show how God is revealed in Sacred Tradition.
Two possible projects to assess student understanding of concepts learned in Unit 1.
This handout provides a chart for students to list key relationships that are from their church, community, family, and friends.
This handout breaks down the Nicene Creed line-by-line and gives each a brief explanation and commentary.
A lesson plan for lesson 1 in The Catholic faith Handbook for Youth: Catechist Guide. This lesson plan challenges students to identify why they are Catholic and the core beliefs, practices, and attitudes of Catholicism
This handout lists 26 objectives of the ideal church as presented in Romans, Chapter 12
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!
Correlation to Curriculum Framework Course IV: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church from The Church: Christ in the World Today.
The descriptions below relate to the Church, present and past. Write the word or name from the box that matches each description. Some words will be used more than once.
A personal story about seeing the Church as a wise elder sitting on a porch.
A PowerPoint on The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Third Edition Chapter 14, The Organization of the Catholic Church.
Activities for Chapter 14 The Organization of the Catholic Church, including a core activity, core activity extension, and additional activities.
The structure of the Catholic Church can be pictured as a series of concentric rings, as shown in the following diagram. Each ring represents a special area of responsibility within the Church. As the circles get smaller, the roles are …
Descriptions of each person of the trinity.
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