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The Letter R Is for Resurrection

FAITH FOCUS:  Resurrection of the Lord, eternal life

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

"Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live:"  -John 11:25

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • What does this Bible passage mean?
  • What is eternal life?
  • Share the miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead in the Gospel of John, from which the above passage is taken.
  • What is the Resurrection of the Lord?
  • Describe the Easter account by reading the Gospel with your students.
  • What is the Solemnity of Easter?
  • How is Easter celebrated in your parish?
  • What are some symbols of Easter?
  • What is the Octave of Easter?
  • What is the liturgical season of Easter?  What events fall within it, for instance, the Ascension of the Lord, Pentecost, etc.?
  • Introduce the seasons of the liturgical year.
  • Introduce the Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary.
  • Highlight the First Glorious Mystery of the Holy Rosary.
  • Explain Easter as Christ’s victory over death.
  • Talk about faith and belief in Christ as a key to eternal salvation.
  • The tomb Jesus was buried in belonged to St. Joseph of Arimathea.  Find out more about him.
  • Discuss the virtue of faithfulness.
  • Complete Our Virtue Lesson on Faithfulness with your class or group.

The Essentials

 

Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter R
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter R
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter R. This twelve-page printable featuring the letter R 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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Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary Cut N Paste Activity with Classic Art
Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary Cut N Paste Activity with Classic Art
Help Children Learn About the Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary with Classic Art and Cut and Paste Fun.   Use this activity sheet in home or classroom catechesis to help children learn about the...
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Holy Week Word Search Puzzle
Holy Week Word Search Puzzle
Help Young Catholic Recall the Events of Holy Week in a Fun Way.   Encourage children to learn the details of Holy Week by completing a word search puzzle. Twenty-one words are hidden in a matrix...
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The Seven Days of Holy Week F3 Piece
The Seven Days of Holy Week F3 Piece
Introduce Young Catholics to Holy Week, Straight from Scripture! Holy Week is one of the biggest events of the year.  To help children learn about the seven days of Holy Week, we offer this F3 activity...
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The Seven Days of Holy Week F3 Piece with Classic Art
The Seven Days of Holy Week F3 Piece with Classic Art
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7 Days of Holy Week Reference Sheet (Version 2)
7 Days of Holy Week Reference Sheet (Version 2)
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7 Days of Holy Week Reference Sheet
7 Days of Holy Week Reference Sheet
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The 7 Days of Holy Week Poster Set
The 7 Days of Holy Week Poster Set
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Holy Week Poster Set
Holy Week Poster Set
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Holy Week Montessori Match-Up Game
Holy Week Montessori Match-Up Game
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The Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary Booklet
The Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary Booklet
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Easter Sunday Crossword Puzzle
Easter Sunday Crossword Puzzle
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Pentecost Crossword Puzzle
Pentecost Crossword Puzzle
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Jesus Ascends to Heaven Crossword Puzzle
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The Apostles Recognize Christ in the Breaking of the Bread
The Apostles Recognize Christ in the Breaking of the Bread
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Jesus Appears to His Disciples After the Resurrection Crossword Puzzle
Jesus Appears to His Disciples After the Resurrection Crossword Puzzle
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