Document

Pentecost

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can read the account of Pentecost in the Acts of the Apostles and answer questions about it.

Document

The Two Pentecosts

A chart used to draw parallels between the feasts of Shavuot and Christian Pentecost.

Article

Pentecost Reflection

There is a vocal exercise I do with my choir every time we gather for rehearsal. It's very simple. I ask them to take in a deep breath and sigh. Take a moment to breathe deeply and sigh. This warm-up …

Video

Pentecost in 2 Minutes

A short video on Pentecost.

Article

The Final Beginning: Ascension and Pentecost

Overview After Jesus' death, his followers were fearful, angry, grief-stricken, confused, and shattered. About fifty days later, at Pentecost, they were confident, joyful, determined, committed, and passionate. This topic of this session covers the time from the Resurrection until the …

Document

Chapter 20 Activity: Come, Holy Spirit

Read the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–4 in your Bible. In the space below, create an illustration to represent one or more of the events at Pentecost.

Document

Chapter 20 Summary: The Bible: The Acts of the Apostles

A summary Chapter 20 The Bible: The Acts of the Apostles from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.

Video

Burning in My Soul

The song/video "Burning in My Soul," by Matt Maher, available on YouTube (3:45), provides a nice connection to Pentecost and the modern listener and is appropriate for use on day 4.

Document

Final Performance Task Options for Unit 2

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers ideas for assessing students who have recently learned about the Church, especially the birth of the Church at Pentecost.

Document

Preassessment of My Knowledge of Confirmation

A preassessment of students’ knowledge of the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Presentation

The Acts of the Apostles and Saint Paul

This supplemental PowerPoint accompanies Unit 4 by providing a brief overview of the Acts of the Apostles and Saint Paul.

Document

Vocabulary terms for Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

A list of vocabulary terms for Unit 4 of “The Sacraments: Encounters with Christ.”

Document

Lesson 12 Summary

The lesson learning objectives and content summary for Lesson 12, The Holy Spirit.

Document

The Liturgical Year

A research assignment on the Liturgical Year: unfolding the Paschal Mystery.

Document

Handout: Liturgical Year Match

Column 1 lists the holy days of obligation and several other feast days of the Liturgical Year. Column 2 lists the dates on which those feasts are celebrated. The task of each group is to match the holy day or …

Document

Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 5

This rubric is part of the Living in Christ Series. It serves as a guide for assessing students on projects covering the main ideas of the Paschal Mystery, especially the institution of the Church and the Sacraments.

Document

The Holy Spirit

Student handout: Activity for chapter 15, puzzle/exercise

Video

Confirmation (Why We're Confirmed)

A short video, from Busted Halo, that explains the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Document

Final Performance Task Options for Unit 5

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers various project ideas for students who have recently studied the Paschal Mystery, especially the birth of the Church at Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit, and the …

Document

Rubric for Final Performance Tasks for Unit 2

This rubric is part of the Living in Christ Series. It serves as a guide for assessing students on projects that communicate key ideas about the Catholic Church, especially its scriptural basis and origin.

Presentation

The Acts of the Apostles and Saint Paul - PowerPoint

This PowerPoint is part of the Living in Christ Series. It offers an overview of the Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline and non-Pauline letters of Saint Paul in the New Testament.

Document

Jesus and the Church

A worksheet from Section 3 Part 3 of Jesus Christ: God’s Love Made Visible that asks students to summarize three key points, or items to take away, from each listed article.

Video

Discovering our Saints - Sts. Simon and Jude

The stories about Saints Simon and Jude.