Pope Benedict XVI (1927-2022) on Eternal Life
Remember Pope Benedict XVI by having the students reflect on his writings on the hope of eternal life.
Remembering the Easter Stories
This is a small group activity in which students first share what they know about the Resurrection accounts and then correct details by looking up Gospel references.
Indulgences and Divine Mercy Sunday
Share some information on Divine Mercy Sunday and the meaning of indulgences.
Where, O Death, is Your Victory?
He is Risen! Happy Easter from Ave Maria Press.
Scripture Spiral: After Easter Exercise
Here’s an activity for your students when they return to school after Easter.
New Testament Connection: Passover and Eucharist
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…
Easter Story Retelling
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
"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
Here are some tips and activities for teaching about the Book of Revelation and its symbols and meaning.
Dying and Rising
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.