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Sacred Scripture and the Rules of the Saints

This activity has students work individually and in small groups to read and reflect on the rules of St. Augustine, St. Benedict, and St. Francis.

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Saint Joan of Arc: A Brief Biography

A biography of Saint Joan of Arc.

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Life Issues A Activity: Saint Augustine: The Reluctant Saint

Read the article on Saint Augustine on page 351 in The Catholic Connections Handbook and then, thoughtfully and reflectively, respond to the following questions.

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Chapter 25 Activity: People of Faith

Use some or all of these people for the “People of Faith” activity, making sure to include a mix from different time periods. Instruct the participants to research their person of faith by referring to the page numbers in The …

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Chapter 23 Activity: How Much Do You Know about the Church?

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.

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Characteristics of Apologetics

With your group, read Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s letter to the Romans. Then answer the following questions.

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Themes in Paul’s Epistles

An artistic presentation of several themes in Paul’s epistles, and the Scripture passages they correspond to.

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How Paul’s Conversion Changed His Life

A worksheet using Scripture passages to show how Saint Paul’s attitude toward Christ and Christians, Gentiles, and his enemies changed after his conversion.

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The Road to Damascus: A Scripted Version of Acts 9:1-22

A scripted version of Saint Paul’s conversion experience on the road to Damascus, found in Acts 9:1-22.

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Worksheet About Paul

On this worksheet from the Student Activities Workbook for Breakthrough!: An Introduction to People of Faith, you will find a crossword puzzle as well as facts and reflections questions on Paul's life and his conversion.

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Chapter 37 Activities

Activities for Chapter 37 Praying Together including a core activity, core activity extension, and additional activities.

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Beliefs Practices and Attitudes

The beliefs, practices, and attitudes of the Catholic faith.

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Aquinas’s Five Proofs for the Existence of God

The Summa Theologica is a famous work written by Saint Thomas Aquinas between AD 1265 and 1274. It is divided into three main parts and presents reasoning for almost all core Christian beliefs. The Summa Theologica is well known for …

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What Do Sisters Do?

An article that discusses the roles and responsibilities of religious sisters.

Saint John of Egypt (304-394)

Saint John of Egypt devoted himself to a life of prayer and meditation as a hermit. He lived the majority of his life in a small, walled-up cell. He was as strict with his diet as he was with his …

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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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Aquinas' Five Proofs for the Existence of God

A listing of Saint Thomas Aquinas’ five proofs for the existence of God.

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Final Performance Task Options for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ”

Several final performance task options for Unit 7 of “The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ.”

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Pauline and Deutero-Pauline Letters

An article on the Pauline and Deutero-Pauline letters.

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Peter and Paul Venn Diagram

A Venn Diagram on Peter and Paul.

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The Conversion of Saint Augustine

A reading on the Conversion of Saint Augustine, with excerpts from “Confessions and Enchiridion.”

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Using Primary Sources

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses the value of using primary source texts in the classroom.

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Mary of Nazareth

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It offers a great introduction and overview of Mary through scripture and tradition, including Marian liturgical feasts and theological teachings and doctrines.

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Check Your Understanding

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. It serves as a review of several important terms and asks students to define, associate, and put the term into the context of Salvation History.

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