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Scripture Spiral: After Easter Exercise

April 10, 2017

Here’s an activity for your students when they return to school after Easter.

New Testament Connection: Passover and Eucharist

April 22, 2016

The Jewish Pasch (Passover) is celebrated this year from April 22-30. You may wish to share this information on the Passover as it compares with the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist. The material is taken from The Old Testament: Our Call to Faith and Justice (Ave Maria Press, 2013).

Easter Story Retelling

March 21, 2016

Your students have heard the details of some of the key incidents that are included in the Easter Gospel stories. Have them work in small groups and try to recreate the details of the key incidents of these accounts.

The Glory of Easter

March 31, 2013

"But at daybreak on the first day of the week they took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stones rolled away from the tomb; but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus." - Luke 24: 1-3

Teaching about the Book of Revelation in Catholic Schools

April 16, 2010

Here are some tips and activities for teaching about the Book of Revelation and its symbols and meaning.

Dying and Rising

April 13, 2010

Here's a short exercise that can help teenagers better understand the practical and joyful experience of the Resurrection that is the result of the work of Christian discipleship.

Easter/Resurrection Lesson Plan: Compare and Contrast the Gospel Accounts of the Resurrection

April 01, 2010

What can we know about Jesus’ resurrection based on the Gospel similarities and differences?

He Is Risen

March 22, 2008

Happy Easter from Ave Maria Press.

Our Ancestors of Faith

March 11, 2008

Consider this activity to help the students recall their own Baptism and their own faith ancestors.

Easter (Continued)

April 11, 2007

Easter is not a one-day holiday. In fact it last for fifty days, beginning with the Easter Vigil and lasting until the feast of Pentecost.

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