Friday, April 26, 2013

Gospel for the Mass: 5/26/13- John 16:12-15 and The Most Holy Trinity

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John 16:12-15 and The Most Holy Trinity

Activities Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc.

Theresa at will post a link to an activity sheet that coordinates with the Catholic Mass. There will be pictures and activities each week to help little kids understand and appreciate the Mass. Most weeks, she will also highlight a Saint whose feast day falls within that week or a liturgical symbol they can watch for at Mass. Resources on the Sunday Readings Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families The Unseen Power object lesson with coloring page, group activities, puzzles The Holy Spirit Brings Us Together lesson Tony’s Best Friend lesson (scroll down to Gospel) A Heart for Jesus
The Holy Spirit can reach our heart no matter how much we may have sinned.

The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Trinity references and lessons, coloring, crafts, games, puzzles Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring John 16:13 Download and print the activity. In the heart, list the three Persons of the Holy Trinity. Cut out the heart and keep it as a reminder to pray in the name of God the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Dove coloring page Peace Dove coloring page

Crafts The Unseen Power group activities (crafts) We Celebrate the Three in One of the Holy Trinity Holy Trinity Craft Hanging Trinity Shamrock Holy Trinity Photo Frame Craft Kit Trinity Lucky Shamrock Ornament Craft Kit Shamrock Trinity Craft Holy Trinity Shamrock Craft Shamrock Heart Craft
This is a fun way for older children to learn the song "3 in 1" which is sung to the tune of "Are you sleeping, Are you John" Children cut out the hearts, and the stem. Fasten them together with a brad, and then adhere the stem to a popsicle stick.

Games The Unseen Power group activities (games) Listen Up (Jesus Sends Power From God)
This game will help kids remember to listen for the Holy Spirit. (The Encyclopedia of bible Games for Children’s Ministry, page 105). Guided in Truth
Children have fun trying to duplicate a pattern of blocks hearing only verbal commands. The unseen Holy Spirit guides us in truth, if only we listen.

The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Spirit File Folder Game
Work your way around the board and answer questions about the Holy Spirit. For 2nd grade on up. There are a lot of choices and possibilities for this game.

The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Trinity Ring Toss (scroll down to this under games)

The Catholic Toolbox- Holy Trinity File Folder Game (scroll down to this under games)

Puzzles Maze Spiral Word Search Word Search Crossword