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Jesus’ Vision for His Followers

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.

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What Biblical Images Reveal about God’s Relationship with His People

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.

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The Life of Pope Francis

A fun cartoon detailing the life of Pope Francis.

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The Day of the Dead

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.

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C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith—What are the Marks of the Church?

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.

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Introduction to the Liturgy of the Eucharist

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.

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Precepts of the Church

The video "Precepts of the Church," by Saint Mary’s Press, available on YouTube (0:51), is an option for day 4.

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Creating a Triptych

This is a description for an art project where students express the relationship between Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition.

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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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Lesson Plan for Lesson 1

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

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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!

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Catholicism is Universal

A personal story about discovering how Catholicism is truly universal.

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The Wise Old Man on the Porch

A personal story about seeing the Church as a wise elder sitting on a porch.

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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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Five Models of the Church

Answer the following questions about the models of the Church.

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Marks of the Church

Write at least two examples of ways that the Church and you model the four Marks of the Church.

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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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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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Secular Institutes

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

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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 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 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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Who is Pope Francis?

A brief video on Pope Francis.

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