Individual Rights and the Common Good

Lead a discussion on how good citizenship means respecting individual rights while at the same time sometimes sacrificing individual rights for the common good, that is, what is beneficial to everyone or almost everyone in a particular…

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Prayer Service: Thy Will Be Done

One of the ways to know God’s will for our lives is to pray. St. Claude de la Columbière, a seventeenth century Jesuit priest, reminded us that Christ promised that he would give us everything we need, even the smallest things. He…

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Last Minute Christmas Activity

The infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke reveal much about the identity and mission of Jesus. Have the students look up and print the Scripture quotations to match the following descriptions. Then have them answer the question at the bottom. Have…

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St. Maximilian Kolbe and Consecration to Mary

St. Maximillian Kolbe, the saint of Auschwitz, had a great devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He encouraged all people to consecrate themselves to Mary or to renew their consecration to Mary on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December…

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“I Thirst”

A meditation based on letter of St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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Remembering the Addicted

Here are four activities for a lesson on addictions, with a particular focus on alcoholism.1. Ten Steps to Help You and the Problem DrinkerRead and discuss this list with your students.Express your genuine concern. Let the person know you…

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How Would You Create Responsible People?

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Categorizing Service Projects

If you break down service projects into the following categories, how many projects can you add to this list? Feel free to share in the comments section here or on our Ave Maria Press high school teacher’s Facebook…

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Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

September 15 is the Feat of Our Lady of Sorrowsl. Blessed Basi Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, chose Our Lady of Sorrows as the patron of his religious order. Moreau’s original vision was that the Congregation of Holy…

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Fatima

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