November 3, 2008 - Volume 1, Number 13



Resources Featured on the Catholic Faith Education Blog


§ Prayer Resources for All Types of Occasions - Renfrew Catholic District School Board Web site - This Canadian Web site offers a large selection of prayer resources for all types of occasions including holidays, special days, feast days, high points during the liturgical season, and special events or situations related to education. Read more...

§ Marriage and the Family - The Council for Marriage and the Family of the Archdiocese of Melbourne has a number of good articles. Read more...

§ Catholic Liturgies Throughout the School Year - "This website (from the Saskatchewan Catholic Schools, Canada) is a resource for teachers looking for classroom and schoolwide liturgy ideas. It is a collection of liturgies created by the staff and students of St. George School. This year we were able to create nine liturgies: Kindergarten to Grade 8." Read more...

candle§ Christian Images - has an entire section containing hundreds of photographs with Christian themes, some of these have Bible passages on them. Read more...

§ Catholic School RE Newsletters - I came across two monthly newsletters produced by Louis Kostler, Religious Education coordinator for Living Waters Catholic Schools in Alberta, Canada. Both of these contain much that is useful to catechists and parents of Catholic children. Read more...

§ Synod on Sacred Scripture - has a page with articles on the Synod on Scripture which recently took place in Rome. Read more...


Technology and Religious Education


Magazine Cover§ Online Magazine Cover and Newspaper Clipping Generators - There are dozens of online applications that allow you to do anything from brochures, to worksheets, to PowerPoint presentations. I recently came across two of these that are very easy to use and, with a bit of creativity, can produce interesting resources. These two applications are, in fact, so straightforward to handle that your students, even elementary age students, could use them. It is a good way of taking advantage of their fascination with the world of computers while at the same time helping them learn about their faith. Read more...


Resources on the Sunday Readings


November 9
Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Lonsdale Clipart
Bible Study

Word of Wisdom Posters


 Saint Francis of Assisi

For it is in giving that we receive.
-- Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
-- Saint Francis of Assisi

See more Word of Wisdom Posters


Scripture Cards


Scripture Cards - Download and print a sheet of four scripture cards to print, cut and give to students, catechumens, or friends ( yes, of course you may keep one for yourself  (-: )...

Matthew 14.20

You heavens, bless the Lord, praise and exalt him above all forever. – Daniel 3.59
Download PDF document

Psalm 27

Angels of the Lord, bless the Lord, praise and exalt him above all forever. – Daniel 3.58
Download PDF document

Also see Scripture Clipart Cards and Scripture Posters


Other Useful Resources Online


Resources for Thanksgiving

Resources for Catholic Educators: Thanksgiving

YouTube - I'm Thankful - a Thanksgiving song for children - The images are out of focus, but the song is very nice indeed!

Other Resources

The Latest Scoop: Religious Education Product News


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