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Catholic Alphabet Letter P

That Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program

The Letter P Is for Priest

FAITH FOCUS:  The Priesthood

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

Christ is the source of all priesthood: the priest of the old law was a figure of Christ, and the priest of the new law acts in the person of Christ.  -CCC: 1548 Catechism of the Catholic Church

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • What does this CCC passage mean?
  • What is the Catechism of the Catholic Church and how do you use it?
  • What is a priest or the priesthood?
  • What are the duties of a priest or bishop?
  • How does a man become a priest?
  • Invite your pastor or a parish priest to your class for a question and answer session.
  • Give your children a biographical or vocational background of your local bishop.
  • Introduce the Sacrament of Holy Orders by matter, form, effect, and minister.
  • Introduce the Sacraments of Servitude - Holy Orders and Marriage.
  • Help children become familiar with a variety of religious orders or one specific order.
  • Introduce Holy Thursday (the Last Supper) as the institution of the priesthood by Christ.
  • Introduce the leadership hierarchy of the Catholic Church.

The Essentials

 

Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter P
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter P
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter P. This twelve-page printable featuring the letter P 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 resources to accompany this lesson.

 

8 Words to Describe a Priest
8 Words to Describe a Priest
Simple Worksheet Presents Children with the Vocation to Religious Life - the Priesthood - for men. Use this worksheet to help children think about the sacrament of holy orders, a priest, the priesthood, or the vocation to religious life for men. With...
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  Graphic Organizer     Letter X     Priest     Vocations  

Who Leads the Church? Mini-Book
Who Leads the Church? Mini-Book
Help Young Catholics Answer the Question, Who Leads the Church? This standard quarter-sheet mini-book provides eight pages to help children learn about the global and local leaders of the Catholic Church.  Learners are provided some general information...
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Leaders of the Church F3 KWL Activity
Leaders of the Church F3 KWL Activity
Explore the Leaders of the Catholic Church.   Use this cut-n-paste F3 KWL to help children learn about six different levels of leadership within the Catholic church. Groups featured in this resource include the following. Laity Religious Deacons Priests Bishops The...
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Sacrament of Holy Orders Word Search
Sacrament of Holy Orders Word Search
Review the vocation of Holy Orders. Catholics of any age can enjoy learning about the vocational sacrament of Holy Orders with key words that help distinguish its uniqueness. This word search includes a pictorial symbol for holy orders, an answer key,...
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  Holy Spirit     Last Supper     Leaders of the Church     Letter X     Pope     Pope Francis     Priest     Vocations     Word Search     Worksheet  

Sacrament of Holy Orders Mini-Book
Sacrament of Holy Orders Mini-Book
The Basics of Holy Orders My Book: The Sacrament of Holy Orders poses some solid questions for learners about this sacrament of servitude in eight small pages. Learners fill out the pages, cut them apart on the dotted lines, stack and staple on the provided...
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4 Cool Facts About Holy Orders Worksheet
4 Cool Facts About Holy Orders Worksheet
Let Children Highlight What They Think Are the Coolest, Neatest Facts About the Sacrament of Holy Orders. This black-and-white worksheet has a simple layout. It presents an early symbol of the Sacrament of Holy Orders depicting the body and blood of Christ...
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  Letter X     Priest     Vocations     Worksheet  

Sacrament of Holy Orders Notebooking Set
Sacrament of Holy Orders Notebooking Set
Let's Recall the Sacrament of Holy Orders Help children explore the Sacrament of Holy Orders with this notebooking sheet, which can help them organize their thoughts and information about the matter, form, and effects of this sacrament of servitude. A...
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