An Extra Catholic Quiz
Here's a Catholic quiz courtesy of the National Catholic Register. With 32 total questions, you might wish to divide the questions into groups of four or eight and use them to as seat work, extra credit, or as a class icebreaker. The answers to…
While the following “50 Questions” are part of the Send Out Your Spirit high-school Confirmation program, they serve well as a general review for students enrolled in just about any Catholic high school theology course.
Memory Game: Names, Titles, and Symbols of the Holy Spirit
The Catechism of the Catholic Church clearly outlines how the Holy Spirit is represented in names, titles, and symbols:
Bible Basics for Teens
Earlier this year we had the honor of publishing an excellent introduction to the Bible by Franciscan University professor John Bergsma called Bible Basics for Catholics: A New Picture of Salvation History. Dr. Bergsma, who is a colleague of Dr.…
Catechism Scavenger Hunt
One of the main goals of the Catholic Year of Faith is to promote awareness and study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church on its twentieth anniversary of publication. Reading and using the Catechism can be a challenge even for adults. Use this…
Honoring Mary in the Month of May
Your students likely know that May is the month of Mary.Do they also know that Mary also has her own day dedicated to her in each and every week throughout the year? The tradition of honoring Mary on Saturdays goes back to the very first Holy…
Understanding the Lord’s Prayer
The following lesson is an adaptation of an activity that appears in Our Catholic Faith, a textbook for Introduction to Catholicism courses.
The Eye of God
How do the images of space taken by the Hubble make you think about God?
Begin the Year with “Who Is God?”
Brad Rothrock, a theology teacher, at St. Mary's High School in Lynn, Massachusetts reminds us to gauge what teens know and what they don't know and why it never hurts to begin any course with a discussion that starts with "Who is God?"
All Saints Day: Holy Humor!
You might consider offering a mini-lesson on the humor-and-holiness connection for November 1, the Solemnity of All Saints Day.