January 24, 2016 @ 8:26PM

Catholic Alphabet Letter X

That Catholic Alphabet Handwriting Program

The Letter X Is for St. Xavier

FAITH FOCUS:  Saint Xavier a.k.a. St. Francis Xavier

 

COPYWORK PASSAGE:

 

I wish they would work as hard at this as they do at their books, and so settle their account with God for their learning and the talents entrusted to them."  -St. Francis Xavier, From his letters to St. Ignatius

 

POSSIBLE COMPLEMENTARY THEMES:

 

  • Who was St. Francis Xavier?
  • Do a Saint study individually or as a class about St. Francis Xavier.
  • Who was St. Ignatius?
  • Do a Saint study individually or as a class about  St. Ignatius.
  • Lead a discussion about recognizing and using your God-given talents properly.
  • Discuss the importance of fulfilling your vocation,  whether to married life, singlehood, or religious life.
  • How can we do God’s will? With joy, of course!  Study the virtue of joyfulness.
  • Allow students to create a bulletin-board display about the ways they like to show joyfulness to classmates, friends, and family members.
  • The passage featured above speaks of St. Xavier's desire to get more men to become priests and share the Gospel in the world.  Discuss the vocation to the priesthood and/or the need for missionaries even today.
  • St. Xavier's missionary travels took him all over the world.  He is noted for evangelizing in Asia.  Help your students learn about Asia - especially the country of Japan.

The Essentials

 

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

St. Francis Xavier Poster
St. Francis Xavier Poster
Highlight Zealous St. Francis Xavier in Your Classroom. This single sheet poster is perfect to use on a bulletin board or to decorate your learning area. It can even be used as a CCD or Religious Education take-home handout for children to post on their...
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St. Francis Xavier Saint Profile Sheet
St. Francis Xavier Saint Profile Sheet
Help Catholics Get to Know St. Francis Xavier. This Saint Profile sheet is filled with many noteworthy details about the life of St. Francis Xavier, the Apostle of the Indies. This resource is laid out in a clean modern design that is sure to appeal to...
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St. Ignatius of Loyola Poster
St. Ignatius of Loyola Poster
Feature St. Ignatius of Loyola in Your Learning Environment.   This single sheet poster is perfect to use on a bulletin board or to decorate your learning area. It can even be used as a CCD or Religious Education take-home handout. The image selected...
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St. Ignatius of Loyola Biography Sheet
St. Ignatius of Loyola Biography Sheet
Let's Learn About St. Ignatius of Loyola. This sheet offers a color image of St. Ignatius of Loyola as well as a three-paragraph biography complete with a quote from the Saint. Use it as a complement to a CCD or Religious Ed. lesson or for a more structured...
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St. Ignatius of Loyola Printable Trading Card
St. Ignatius of Loyola Printable Trading Card
Printable Fun Featuring St. Ignatius Loyola Encourage children to learn about the founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), St. Ignatius Loyola.  Using this printable card is a great way to help children explore the Church Triumphant as well as build...
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Acrostic Poem on Joyfulness
Acrostic Poem on Joyfulness
Acrostic Poem on Joyfulness Use the letters in the word joyfulness to help children think about things that bring about joy or make them feel joyful.  The presented letters should begin each word or group of words. Age:  Elem+ Focus:  Poetry Theme: ...
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Virtue Lesson on Joyfulness
Virtue Lesson on Joyfulness
Help Kids Learn About Joyfulness This lesson celebrates the virtue of joyfulness and is intended to help Catholic kids practice and live their faith in a real way.  It is designed to be used daily, over the course of a month. With a weekly core lesson,...
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A-Z of Joyfulness Worksheet
A-Z of Joyfulness Worksheet
How Do You Like to Show Joy? Invite children to examine different ways to practice being joyful with this fun and challenging  worksheet. To play simply fill in a word or phrase for each letter of the alphabet that illustrates a way to express joy. ...
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Vocations:  How Do They Serve God? Mini-Book
Vocations: How Do They Serve God? Mini-Book
Explore the different vocations and how each can be used to serve God. Use this simple prompted eight-page mini-book to examine how each of us is called to serve God in our unique and important vocation. Each page asks learners to complete a writing...
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God Calls Us to Serve Him Fill-In the Faces Worksheet
God Calls Us to Serve Him Fill-In the Faces Worksheet
Teach, review or discuss how God calls each person to serve Him in a special way. Ten statements are presented about vocations and God's call to serve Him based on the parable of the Marriage Feast. Children are to fill-in the appropriate faces to represent...
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Vocations Mobile Activity
Vocations Mobile Activity
Help children become familiar with different vocations, including the priesthood, religious life, marriage, and single life. This cut-and-paste activity may be used as a lesson to introduce students to the topic of vocations, or it can serve as a tool...
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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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Map of Asia
Map of Asia
Color Map of the Continent of Asia Use this map for reference or various geography or history projects including learning notebooks and F3 Folders. ...
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Map of Southeast Asia
Map of Southeast Asia
Color Map of Southeast Asia Use this map for reference or various geography or history projects, including learning notebooks and F3 Folders. ...
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List It!! Asia F3 Pieces
List It!! Asia F3 Pieces
List It!! F3 Pieces Focus on the Continent of Asia Each piece focuses on a particular aspect of the continent, including the following: features, foods, mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, clothing, sights, saints, and countries. The front flap piece has...
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Continental Suitcase to Hold F3 List-It Geography Pieces
Continental Suitcase to Hold F3 List-It Geography Pieces
Keep All of Your Geography F3 Goodies in One Place If you are using our List It! F3 pieces for your continental studies, then this little suitcase is sure to spice up your learning time. Print out the suitcase sheets. Cut out the pieces and then tape...
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