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Catechism 101 – Lesson 9: Scripture – Canon

To view more Catechism 101 lesson plans, go to the Catechism 101 archive. Reading Material: Catechism of the Catholic Church 120-133 Objective: Students will understand the nature and importance of the Canon of Sacred Scripture Main Ideas: The Church (Tradition) defined the Canon of Sacred Scripture. The Bible includes 46 Old Testament books and 27 New…

Easter Memory Cards

Easter Memory Cards

Just one more week until the big day! Here’s one more simple Easter activity to help your children enhance their memory, learn a few Scripture verses about Easter and have fun at the same time. This Scripture-based Easter Memory Card Set has 16 memory cards total, allowing for 4 rows of 4. Eight cards have an image related…

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Catechism 101 – Lesson 8: Scripture – Interpretation

To view more Catechism 101 lesson plans, go to the Catechism 101 archive.   Reading Material: Catechism of the Catholic Church 109-119 Objective: Students will understand the nature and importance of the Church’s role in interpreting Scripture. Main Ideas: When reading Scripture, the reader must discover the author’s intention in order to understand what God reveals…

Catechism 101 – Lesson 7: Scripture – Inspiration

To view more Catechism 101 lesson plans, go to the Catechism 101 archive. Reading Material: Catechism of the Catholic Church 101-108 Objective: Students will understand the inspired nature of Scripture and the process of inspiration. Main Ideas:  Jesus is THE Word of God. All of Scripture, also called the Word of God, is oriented toward Jesus.…

Catechism 101 – Lesson 6: Transmission of Revelation

To view more Catechism 101 lesson plans, go to the Catechism 101 archive. Reading Material: Catechism of the Catholic Church 74-100 Objective: Students will understand and appreciate the different ways Divine Revelation is transmitted to us. Main Ideas: Divine Revelation is transmitted through Sacred Scripture, Apostolic Tradition and the Church’s Magesterium. All three of these sources…

What Catholics Can Learn from Our Protestant Brethren

I am a staunch Catholic and I love my faith. I believe the Pope is infallible. I believe Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist. I pray to (but don’t worship!) Mary. I talk to the Saints. I believe purgatory exists… I believe all the Catholic “stuff”. That being said, there are various things I…