Focus on Christ's Love for Humanity and His Blessed Mother by Using Our Jesus Speaks From the Cross Cryptogram Puzzle Worksheet.
Jesus Speaks From the Cross Cryptogram Puzzle Worksheet can help children learn that Christ appointed Mary to be the spiritual Mother of all people. This cryptogram activity focuses on Christ's words from the Holy Cross to His mother and St. John, His apostle. It is inspired by John 19:26-27.
To complete this worksheet, students must substitute one letter for another using the alphabet and the unique code provided at the bottom of the page. In doing this, Jesus' words to His Mother and St. John will be revealed. One line of the finished puzzle reads, "Woman, behold thy son," while the other line says, "Son, behold thy Mother." An answer sheet provides the phrase as well.
This worksheet can be useful when teaching young Catholics about the Blessed Virgin Mother's role as the Mother of God and also our Mother. It is appropriate to use this puzzle on Good Friday or during the Easter Triduum.