Friday, January 16, 2015

Gospel for the Mass: 2/15/15- Mark 1:40-45

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Mark 1:40-45

Activities Click on the month. Scroll down to the date for Coloring Page, Mass Worksheet, Crossword Puzzle, Word Search, etc. Download a FREE bulletin to help your kids learn more about our Catholic Mass. Each week's bulletin contains coloring pages for a saint and activities based on the Gospel. The coloring pages may also include a maze, dot-to-dot, find the picture, and many other activities. Scroll down to Gospel Reflection, Discussion Questions for the Gospel, and Proclaiming Faith Activities Background on the Gospel and activities for groups and families Resources on the Sunday Readings Hope for the Hopeless object lesson with group activities, coloring page, puzzles, worship bulletin Jesus Heals a Man with Leprosy lesson Jesus Heals the Man with Leprosy lesson with activities Scroll down to Gospel: Mark 1:40-45

The Catholic Toolbox- What Can Teens Do For Gospel For The Mass Activities? Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring Jesus Heals a Leper (page 16) Jesus Heals the Leper Scroll down to Coloring Page Jesus Can Heal Anything

Crafts Hope for the Hopeless group activities (crafts) Print out paper dolls. Use ripped fabric that is about ½ inches wide and wrap around the head, arms, and legs. Use tape or glue to secure. Explain to the students that no one wanted to help the man with leprosy because they were afraid to get it. Lepers must beg for their food and have to use rags to wrap their sores. First Aid Necklace Craft First Aid Kit

Introduce craft: Why was the leper thankful? What are some good gifts God gives us? What are you thankful for? What can you do to thank God for these gifts? When are sometimes you can thank God? I am Thankful for . . . (mini book the children make) I am Thankful (mini book the children make)

Games Hope for the Hopeless group activities (games) Lots of leper games posted here.

Scroll down to Lazarus Come Out Game- (just change it to Leper Come Out Game.) Explain to the students that no one wanted to be around lepers and that lepers had to hide from others. Jesus wants us to be kind to everyone so we have to find the leper to help him. Hide the leper under one of the cups, mix them up, and have each student try to find the leper. You can also have each student make their own leper out of a clothespin and give them 3 cups to play the game with each other or at home.

Introduction for all 3 games that are below- Sometimes, we may find ourselves in a situation where we are uncomfortable. There may come a time in our lives when we find ourselves in a situation that is truly hopeless like the leper. When that happens, where can we turn? How do we find hope in a hopeless situation? We can turn to Jesus. When the situation is hopeless, Jesus is our only hope.

Jesus Is Our Savior File Folder Game- Jesus is our rescuer and offers us a lifeline when we’re trapped in sin. How can we solve the problems in our life? Jesus is our savior and if we follow him, he will show us the way.

Making The Right Decisions Games- WWJD? (What Would Jesus Do?): Making the right decisions in life is hard to do, but if you let Jesus be your guide and think, “What Would Jesus Do?” it will make it a lot easier.
Moral Dilemmas Card Game: Why do problems come into our life? People face problems every day. Some are harder than others. There are many choices that the person can have to solve his/her problem, but which one is the best? What would Jesus want us to do?

Puzzles Anagrams, crosswords, cryptogram, maze, word mining sheets, word searches, etc. Word Search Word Search Decoder Crossword Crossword Crossword

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