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kalei January 24, 2016 @ 8:23PM

Catholic Alphabet Letter U

That Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program

The Letter U Is for Universal

FAITH FOCUS:  The Universal Church

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

The word "universal" means worldwide.  When the Nicene Creed is prayed in the holy Mass, we pledge that we believe in one, holy, catholic (meaning universal) and apostolic Church.

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • What is the Universal church?
  • Introduce the Nicene Creed if your students are not familiar with this prayer from the holy Mass.
  • Help children memorize this prayer.
  • Discuss the four marks of the Church - one, holy, catholic, and apostolic.
  • Who is St. Joseph and why is he the patron saint of the Church universal?
  • Discuss the facets of the Communion of Saints
  • Explain the difference between the meanings of the word catholic and Catholic.
  • Introduce the parts of the Mass, focusing on the especially on the order of the Nicene Creed and Intercessory Prayers of the Faithful.
  • Take time to help students learn about the power of praying for one another, the needs of the world, and the Universal church.

The Essentials

 

Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter U
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter U
Catholic Alphabet Pack Letter U. This twelve-page printable featuring the letter U 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.

 

Communion of Saints F3 Activity
Communion of Saints F3 Activity
Flip, Flap, and Fold the Truth of the Communion of Saints Set the beauty of the Communion of Saints into the hearts of young Catholics with this cut-n-paste lesson activity.  Fun and learning can go together as text portions explain the basics of the...
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We Are One Family in Faith Activity Set
We Are One Family in Faith Activity Set
Get to Know Your Family in Faith! This very fun multilevel activity is designed to help children get to know one another as they recognize that they are all united to each other through their membership in the Catholic faith.  This relationship is more...
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Let's Pray and See the Nicene Creed Mini-Book
Help Children Learn the Nicene Creed Prayer This little mini-book project can help children learn to memorize and understand the Nicene Creed prayer, which is used in the Holy Mass.  The prayer is broken into sections, each with a corresponding image...
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  Bks to Read     Cut N Paste     Letter C     Mass     Mini-book     Nicene Creed     Prayer  

Four Marks of the Church Mobile and Lesson
Four Marks of the Church Mobile and Lesson
Lesson and Mobile Help Young Catholics Understand the Marks of the Catholic Church Help children understand what they profess in the Nicene Creed when they say the church is one, holy, catholic, and apostolic. The lesson is presented with instructions,...
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St. Joseph Printable Saint Trading Card
St. Joseph Printable Saint Trading Card
Printable Fun Featuring St. Joseph Encourage children to learn about the foster-father of Jesus, St. Joseph.  Using this printable card is a great way to teach about the beauty of the Catholic Faith as well as build positive personal character traits. Cards...
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My Mini-Book About St. Joseph
My Mini-Book About St. Joseph
Focus on Learning About St. Joseph, the Foster-Father of Jesus This printable book is prompted and requires learners to research and fill in basic biographical information about St. Joseph. Encourage learners to put their thoughts and creativity to work...
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Saintly Symbols of St. Joseph Coloring Sheet
Saintly Symbols of St. Joseph Coloring Sheet
Help Children Learn the Symbols Associated with Good St. Joseph. This simple coloring sheet can help children learn to recognize the symbols of St. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus, in art, on prayer cards or in literature. With its easy to color design,...
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