Friday, April 5, 2013

Gospel for the Mass: 5/5/13- John 14:23-29

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John 14:23-29

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 I’ll Be Back object lesson If You Love Me . . . object lesson with coloring, group activities, puzzles Peace of Mind and Heart object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin Jesus Promises to Send the Holy Spirit lesson with questions Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

Coloring I love Jesus I want to do what is right. God is with me when I am afraid.

Crafts If You Love Me group activities (crafts) Peace of Mind and Heart group activities (crafts) “I Love Jesus, Jesus Loves Me” Cross Craft Kit Beaded "I Love Jesus" Necklace Craft Kit

Games If You Love Me group activities (games) Peace of Mind and Heart 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).

Are You Listening?

Introduction to game: Jesus said, “The Advocate, the holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name- he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you” John 14:26. So are you listening? Let’s see if you are!

Have the students sit in a circle. Use an empty paper towel cardboard tube and whisper something into the next student’s ear. Have them whisper what you said in the next person’s ear. Continue to the last person and they must say what was whispered to them.

Introduce game- How are we to treat others?

“Win or Lose by How You Choose” by Judge Judy Sheindlin

Directions- Divide the class into teams and do questions out of “Win or Lose by How You Choose!” What Do I Do? The teacher can read the situations and ask the children what they can do to show the special love Jesus says we should have.

The Catholic Toolbox- Random Acts of Kindness File Folder Game

The Catholic Toolbox- The Golden Rule File Folder Game

The Catholic Toolbox- WWJD?

The Catholic Toolbox- Moral Dilemmas Card Game (scroll down to this)

Puzzles Word Search Word Search Word Search Crossword Crossword Crossword

Quiz Multiple Choice