A Lesson on Work

As your students ponder vocation choices, this lesson helps them realize that work is part of any life vocation.ObjectivesIn this lesson the students will:understand that work is part of any life vocation; all work comes from God and can…

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CRS Resources for Pope Francis’s Encyclical “Laudato Si”

In anticipation of the June 18 release of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si ("Be Praised" or "Praised Be") which focuses on environmental issues, please note information on several ways Catholic…

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Lessons on Pastoral Leadership from the Pastoral Letters

Prepare a lesson or part of a lesson that focuses on the theme of pastoral leadership and priesthood today, especially as it connects between teachings from the Pastoral Letters of the New Testament. Some qualities which make up a good priest are…

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Enjoy the High School Newsletter for Spring 2015!

Please follow this link to our Engaging Minds, Hearts, & Hands for Faith High School Newsletter for Spring 2015. In this issue you will find the following articles:“Ave Celebrates 150 Years!” by Stephanie…

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The Crucial Issue of Religious Freedom

With issues around the First Amendment to the United States Constitution swirling in the news, including around the recent Supreme Court Decision in the Hobby Lobby case, and worldwide in the brutal persecution and decimation of Christians…

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St. John Paul II: A Five-Day Mini Unit

Interested in teaching your students about Pope John Paul II? As part of the celebration of the canonizations of the pope, Ave Maria Press is offering St. John Paul II: A Five-Day Mini Unit, a supplementary resource designed to celebrate the…

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Prophets Lesson Plan

A very large portion of the Old Testament focuses on the lives and messages of the prophets. The prophets played a very important and influential role in the history of Israel and the development of the Jewish people. They voiced a constant reminder…

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Introducing a Course with a Plot Structure Diagram

During an introduction of the topic of Salvation History, review the plot structure diagram with students. Connect this story diagram with salvation history. Invite students to fill in as much as they know of the story of salvation history.

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Teaching Theology Using Literature and Art Webinar

On Tuesday, Br. Michel Bettigole, editor of the book The Catholic Spirit: An Anthology for Discovering Faith Through Literature, Art, Film, and Music, presented a sample lesson on the Eucharist drawing from classic works of art and literature.

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Blessed John Henry Newman Lesson Plan

On Sunday September 19, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman, Catholic convert and exceptional apologist.

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