Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation

Book Resources: Chapter 3: Give Up Yer Aul Sins—Birth of John the Baptist

 

Give Up Yer Aul Sins—Birth of John the Baptist

Film Focus Point: Short cartoon describing the Annunciation and the birth of John the Baptist from the perspective of Irish school kids.

Text Focus Point: Page 63

Discussion Questions

  1. What prompted Elizabeth’s greeting to Mary? How could she have known that Mary was “the mother of [her] Lord?”
  2. Elizabeth’s greeting is part of which traditional Catholic prayer? Where does the first line of that prayer come from?
  3. What does Mary’s “Magnifcat” teach us about Mary? List at least two qualities about Mary that are evident in the prayer.

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