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June 9, 2016 WBAS Cat Support Articles, WBAS Topics For Families

Summertime Resources for Catholic Catechists & Families

The printable resources below can be used throughout the summer months to revitalize faith with an open and adventurous spirit!

3 Greening Practices for Summertime Spirituality

Hildegard of Bingen used the word “Viriditas” – or Greenness – to describe the penetrating power of God’s Spirit in all of life. This divine energy is present in all seasons, but the sight of lush lawns and gardens in full bloom can bring the concept more fully into our consciousness during the summer. Download a 3 Greening Practices for Summertime Spirituality reflection and use them with your family or as part of your daily regimen.

Download a 3 Greening Practices for Summertime Spirituality reflection and use them with your family or as part of your daily regimen.

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Six Saints of Summer

Download an exclusive eBook featuring the stories of six saints whose feast days are celebrated during the summer months. Text from this eBook is excerpted from Sadlier’s Lives of the Saints online feature.

Download an exclusive eBook featuring the stories of six saints whose feast days are celebrated during the summer months. Text from this eBook is excerpted from Sadlier’s Lives of the Saints online feature.

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Summer Scripture Event

Bring your parish community or family together during the summer for a special seasonal Scripture event. Participants of all ages will explore Genesis 1–2:4, celebrate God's gifts of creation, and discover specific ways we can act as stewards of the gifts of creation. Download a full set of Gather In the Garden handouts in English or Spanish to use as you implement your parish Scripture event.

Download a full set of Gather In the Garden handouts in English or Spanish to use as you implement your parish Scripture event.

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Summer Activities for Catholic Families

Designed for parents and children, Summertime Activities for Families offers four activity suggestions that speak to multiple intelligences and engage all the senses. These family activities also offer parents the opportunity to discuss the importance of taking care of the environment with children.

Designed for parents and children, Summertime Activities for Families offers four activity suggestions that speak to multiple intelligences and engage all the senses.Summertime Family Activities Download Now

Psalms for Summer Lesson

Psalms are appropriate for all seasons of the year, but some lend themselves more easily to summertime sensibilities. Psalms that express delight in the wonders of God’s creation and sing praises for God’s generosity and kindness seem particularly apropos during the season of summer. Download the Psalms for Summer 4-page reproducible lesson and prayer celebration to use with your family or class! 

Download the Psalms for Summer 4-page reproducible lesson and prayer celebration to use with your family or class!

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Reflection on Psalm 148

Pause a moment to mind the connection you have with each blade of grass and every bumblebee, the skies above and the earth below, the wind and rain, sun and moon. All are gifts of God’s creation! Download a Reflection on Psalm 148 and use it with your students or family to enhance your appreciation for all of God’s creation.

Download a Reflection on Psalm 148 and use it with your students or family to enhance your appreciation for all of God’s creation.

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Prayer for Summer Sabbath

Use the Prayer for Summer Sabbath in your home or parish to assist in reclaiming a connection with God's creation that is so vital to body and soul.

Use the Prayer for Summer Sabbath in your home or parish to assist in reclaiming a connection with God's creation that is so vital to body and soul.

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God's Loving Shade and Protection Prayer Service

Download this prayer experience for catechists or parents to use with children on a summer day. If possible, have umbrellas on hand to use as props!

Download this prayer experience for catechists or parents to use with children on a summer day. If possible, have umbrellas on hand to use as props!

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