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, a reference sheet which includes CCC notations, and instructions for the mobile's assembly. This six-page download asks children to learn four facts about each of the marks of the Church and assists them in making connections between the individual notes (marks) and their own personal lives. The colors of the church year are used to help solidify their meanings and images are presented to match one of the facets of each mark.
This lesson can be used in a formal CCD or Religious Ed. class or in the home.
Focus: Marks of the Catholic church, creating a mobile, art, fine motor skills
Theme: Uniqueness of the individual marks of the Catholic church, marks of the Catholic church