Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Fruits of the Spirit Pentecost Activity

On May 24th the Church celebrates the Feast of Pentecost. Pentecost Sunday ends the season of Easter. On Pentecost Sunday, the Church remembers the coming of the Holy Spirit to Jesus’ disciples on the first Pentecost, giving them courage and empowering them to share the Good News with others. On this day, the gift of the Spirit allowed the disciples to communicate even with those who spoke different languages. The event of Pentecost changed the world and gave rise to today’s Church.

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WBB Feast Days & Holidays, WBB Primary

Monday, May 18, 2015

Prayer to the Holy Spirit Prayer Card

When the Holy Spirit came to the disciples at Pentecost, their fear was dispelled and they were empowered to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with the entire world.

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WBB Prayers & Practices, WBB Feast Days & Holidays

Monday, May 11, 2015

Catholic Saints for Children: Saint Madeline Sophie Barat

The Church celebrates the Feast Day of Saint Madeline Sophie Barat on May 25th. The religious order, the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, founded by Madeline Sophie Barat is still in existence today. This order still operates schools throughout the world for young women. These schools are known for providing an excellent education in a Christian environment.

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WBB Feast Days & Holidays, WBB Primary

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Celebrate the Feast Day of Saints Isidore and Maria with Children

On May 15, the Church celebrates the Feast Day of Saints Isidore and Maria. Feast Days offer catholic educators, catechists, and parents an opportunity to teach children about saints. Saints Isidore and Maria remind us that no matter how ordinary our lives seem we can lead lives of holiness.

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WBB Feast Days & Holidays, WBB Primary

Thursday, April 30, 2015

May Lesson Preparation Planner for Religious Education

Download this helpful, printable calendar to help you organize your Religious Education course for the month of May. Simply download, print, and customize to your unique needs.

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WBB For Catechists

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Make it Multi-sensory! Support Article for Catechists

Engage all learners in your Catholic Religion Education class or family by making your lessons multi-sensory. Educational research has shown that teaching approaches that actively involve the learner through sensory experiences make lessons both more enjoyable and more memorable, thus improving learning outcomes. Multi-sensory approaches have been shown to be particularly effective for children with learning differences.

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Lifelong Learning Parish, Lifelong Learning Catechists

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Catherine of Siena

On April 29, the Church celebrates the Feast Day of Saint Catherine of Siena. Catherine wrote letters to all kinds of people, from the poorest in the land to the richest and most famous. In her letters, Catherine encouraged people to live in peace. 

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WBB Feast Days & Holidays, WBB Intermediate

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Springtime Family Activities to Celebrate God's Creations

Spring is a wonderful season to engage families as the Church rejoices in the new life of Christ during the Easter season. Encourage family members to connect with each other, with nature, with their community, and with God as they experience the beginning of the spring season.

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WBB For Families

Monday, April 6, 2015

Teaching Catholic Kids to Sing Alleluia

During the Easter season, the Church sings the song of “Alleluia,” meaning “Praise God!” Teach children the meaning of the word Alleluia as they compose a song to celebrate Easter. Catechists and parents may want to encourage Catholic kids to use a familiar melody for their original lyrics. They also may want to record children performing their songs and compile a classroom or family album to enjoy and share!

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WBB Early Childhood, WBB Primary, WBB Tridumm & Easter

Monday, March 30, 2015

Easter Prayer Service

Are you looking for a great way to celebrate the Easter season with your students? Download a seasonal prayer service to help introduce Easter to the students you teach. The Easter prayer service includes Scripture and a “new life” activity. 

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WBB Prayers & Practices, WBB Primary, WBB Junior High, WBB Intermediate, WBB Tridumm & Easter


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