January 24, 2016 @ 8:07PM

Catholic Alphabet Letter D

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The Letter D Is for Dove

FAITH FOCUS:  The Dove

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

"And Jesus being baptized, forthwith came out of the water: and lo, the heavens were opened to him: and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him."  -Matthew 3:16-17

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • What does this Bible passage mean?
  • Do an animal study on the dove.
  • Focus on the characteristics of birds.
  • Discuss the role of the dove as it relates to the Holy Spirit, the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity.
  • Discuss the role of the dove and/or the olive branch in the account of Noah and the Flood.
  • Discuss the dove as the appearance of the holy Spirit at the baptism of Christ in the Jordan River.
  • Introduce the Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary.
  • Focus on the First Luminous Mystery of the Holy Rosary.
  • What is the symbolism of water in the Catholic Faith?
  • Water - What is it composed of?  What are its various forms or states?  Why is it necessary?  What is the water cycle?
  • Study the unique aspects of God the Holy Spirit.
  • Who was St. Matthew, the author of this passage?

The Essentials

 

Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter D
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter D
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter D. This twelve-page printable featuring the letter D is only part of our Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program. Learn more about this program designed to help writers of any age improve their writing and penmanship. This...
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The Extras


 

Here are only a few suggestions for additional resources to use with your lesson.

 

Baptism of the Lord Coloring Sheet
Baptism of the Lord Coloring Sheet
Celebrate the Baptism of the Lord Use this coloring sheet to celebrate the Baptism of the Lord, which is also the focus of the First Luminous Mystery of the Rosary.  A classic image is depicted with a bit of explanation as well as a scripture reference...
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Luminous Mysteries Learning Cube
Luminous Mysteries Learning Cube
A New Twist on Reviewing the Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary Use this easy to prepare paper cube to help children review the Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary.  The cube presents a black-and-white image for each of the five mysteries as well...
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4 Cool Facts About the Baptism of the Lord
4 Cool Facts About the Baptism of the Lord
Introduce or Review the Baptism of Our Lord Ask children to share four cool facts about Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist, which is also the First Luminous Mystery of the Holy Rosary.  This worksheet features ample lined writing spaces and a corresponding...
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8 Words to Describe the Holy Spirit Worksheet
8 Words to Describe the Holy Spirit Worksheet
Encourage Children to Describe God the Holy Spirit. Use this worksheet to help children think about the Third Person of the Trinity, God the Holy Spirit. With a simple black-and-white image of a dove as the main emphasis (noun) in the oval, learners need...
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Glory Be Prayer Game
Glory Be Prayer Game
Help Your Young Learner or Your CCD or Religious Education Class Commit the Beautiful Glory Be Prayer to Memory with This Simple Game. Both prep and play are quite simple and quick. Print out sheets, cut apart pieces on the lines, mix up pieces and have...
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God the Holy Spirit Mini-Book
God the Holy Spirit Mini-Book
Help Young Catholics Learn About God the Holy Spirit This little eight-page book can help young Catholics learn or review the truths about God the Holy Spirit, the Third Person of the Trinity.  Learners fill out the pages, cut them apart on the dotted...
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