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An Exodus Celebration of God's Power and Love

A joyful activity for elementary children to learn about and reenact the Israelites’ escape from Egypt and their songs of praise to God.

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Friendship and Forgiveness Prayer Space

An activity, including a discussion and a craft, on forgiving friends and family members, based on The Catholic Children’s Bible featured story “Jesus Teaches Us to Forgive”, Matthew 18:21–35.

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Treasures of Our Faith Bingo Card

A fun activity to help children recall important facts of our Catholic faith.

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Eucharistic Prayer Cards

This handout provides each element of the Eucharistic Prayer on a separate card for students to arrange in order.

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Symbol Interviews

A series of interview questions that students can ask married couples about symbols and marriage.

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Meeting the Needs of Sick People

A worksheet on sickness and healing in a community context.

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"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.

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"My Life"

A set of questions that can be used to reflect on the movie “My Life” and the key themes surrounding the sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Am I a Sacrament of Reconciliation?

This exercise can give students a better sense of their role as an instrument for reconciliation.

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Hungers

A worksheet that explores several different types of hunger that we experience.

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Remembering My Confirmation

A worksheet where students are asked to interview several adults about their Confirmation experiences.

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Baptism and Confirmation

The Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation are closely connected; they are both Sacraments of Initiation. Chapters 33 and 34 of The Catholic Connections Handbook discuss these two sacraments. After reading or reviewing these chapters, complete the crossword.

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Chapter 37 Activity: Living the Beatitudes

For each beatitude, write down how you live it in your own life.

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Chapter 36 Activity: The Sacraments of Matrimony and Holy Orders

The Sacrament of Matrimony is a vocation for married people to serve their families. The Sacrament of Holy Orders is a vocation for bishops, priests, and deacons to serve the People of God. Use the clues to unscramble the words …

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Chapter 35 Activity: Ten Steps to Celebrate Reconciliation

The ten steps to celebrate reconciliation.

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Chapter 34 Activity: It’s a Match!

Match the phrases in column A with the terms in column B by writing the correct letter in the space provided.

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Chapter 33 Activity: The Rite of Baptism

Even though not everything about the way the Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated has stayed the same over the centuries, some elements have not changed. Tell what these are. Explain why these essential elements must remain unchanging. You may refer …

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Chapter 32 Activity: Elements from the Mass

Complete this multiple-step activity on the parts of the Mass that have to do with Communion and sending forth. First, unscramble the word or words in the boxes. Then match the statements in the list below to the words in …

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Chapter 31 Activity: The Liturgy of the Eucharist

Below are parts of the Liturgy of the Eucharist; however, they are out of order. Review chapter 31 in the handbook, and put the statements below in the correct order by numbering the parts of the Liturgy of the Eucharist …

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Chapter 29 Activity: Source and Summit

As Catholics we recognize the Eucharist as the “source and summit” of Christian life. In the space below, create an illustration that shows how the Eucharist is at the heart of our faith and is the source of all our …

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Chapter 28 Activity: Super Sleuth Detective Agency

Matching Scripture passages with the Sacraments they are associated with.

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Chapter 27 Activity: A Liturgy and Sacraments Crossword

Review what you know about the liturgy and Sacraments by completing the following crossword puzzle.

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Chapter 22 Activities

Activities for Chapter 22 Sacraments at the Service of Communion including a core activity, core activity extension, and additional activities.

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Chapter 21 Activities

Activities for Chapter 21 Sacraments of Healing including a core activity, core activity extension, and additional activities.

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