March 16, 2009 - Volume 2, Number 6



Resources Featured on the Catholic Faith Education Blog


§ Art & Bible - This Web site offers two sections with images of art on biblical themes, one for the The First or Old Testament and one on Jesus-Christ and the New Testament. Read More...

§  Confession Explained - This page contains links to a talk given by Father Thomas Dowd on the sacrament of Reconciliation, otherwise known as “confession”. Read more...

§ Irena Sendler: A Catholic Hero: Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she saved 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto, providing false documents and sheltering them in individual or group children's homes outside the ghetto. For more resources (biographical articles, photos, videos, quotations...) on Irena Sendler you can consult the following Web page on Resources for Catholic Educators: Famous Catholics - Irena Sendler.

§ Sheila Hamil's Music - Sheila Hamil is also a Christian singer/songwriter from Wallsend, Tyne and Wear , England. Since the early seventies she has written over 100 songs and has made a number of solo appearances. Read more...

§  The Giving Tree: a Parable - This video is a "Live-action update of Shel Silverstein's classic story":

§  Kingdom creations - Calligraphy prints and illuminated manuscripts by teacher, artist and writer Colleen A. Nagle. Read more...


Technology and Religious Education

§ Tech Tip of the Week - How to download (save) YouTube videos on your computer using KickYouTube


Resources on the Sunday Readings

March 22
4th Sunday of Lent

Lonsdale Clipart
Crossword Puzzle
Bible Study

March 29
5th Sunday of Lent

Lonsdale Clipart
Bible Study

April 5
Passion Sunday

Lonsdale Clipart
Bible Study

April 12

Lonsdale Clipart
Bible Study


Printable Monthly Calendar

February 2009

March 2009 Calendar Printout PDF document

February 2009

April 2009 Calendar Printout PDF document

Words of Wisdom Posters



"Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe." – St. Thérèse of Lisieux


Therese of Lisieux

O my God, here is another day given me to love and serve you. – Saint Theodore

More Word of Wisdom Posters


Scripture Cards

Download and print a sheet of four scripture cards to print, cut and give to students, catechumens, or friends .

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Luke 12.12 Download PDF document

Blessed are those who are merciful for they will receive mercy.

John 13.1 Download PDF document

Also see Scripture Clipart Cards and Scripture Posters


Other Useful Resources Online


The Sacrament of Reconciliation - Resources

Lenten Clipart - Resources for Catholic Educators

Lent - Resources for Catholic Educators

Liturgical Seasons: Resources for Holy Week

Easter: Resources for Catholic Educators

Lesson Plans / Activities :

Father Forgive Them... - Resources, prayer, quotations, art work, music on the theme of forgiveness.

Stations of the Cross Project

To Die for: Martyrdom - lesson plan


Articles Online


§ The 2009 Archbishop Romero Lecture, organised by the Archbishop Romero Trust, was delivered in venues across the UK by Dean Brackley SJ.:

Crosses and Resurrections: Good news from Central America - Part 1 , Thinking Faith - the online journal of the British Jesuits

Crosses and Resurrections: Good news from Central America - Part 2 , Thinking Faith - the online journal of the British Jesuits



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