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The Vatican

Electronic Bible

The Ten Commandments
This site, written for children, includes a page for each of the ten commandments that includes the religious wording and a simplified description to help students understand how each applies to their life.


ADVENT

Catholic On-line - Advent Home Page
Here you will find explanations on The Advent Wreath, Christmas Novena begin Dec 16. First Week of Advent Page, Second Week of Advent Page, Third Week of Advent Page, Fourth Week of Advent Page, Christmas Eve Page, Christmas Page and a Nativity Gallery

Jesse Tree   
Learn about the biblical story of the Jesse tree and discover its usefulness as an educational craft project during Advent.

The Advent Calendar
by Saint Margaret Mary Parish in Naperville, Illinois. Calendar features animated doors, inspirational graphics and readings
... mostly from Psalms used during Advent. The calendar is intended for both children and adults.

The Season of Advent
At this site you will find an explanation on The Colors of Advent; The Spirit of Advent; Evergreens and The Advent Wreaths and Advent Daily Readings

Anno Domini - Jesus Through The Centuries
An exploration of the heart of two millennia.


General Resources

Western Catholic Reporter

Religious Traditions

Bibledesk
An estimated 3,000 pages of commentaries, helps, information, news, sermons, statistics, studies, photographs, and tracts are presented.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church.

Internet Christian Library
Guide To Early Church Documents.

The Gospels
The world wide web site for the propagation and the study of the Gospels

Catholic Online:

Canadian Catholic News

C.R.M.I. Worksheets
Worksheets developed from a Catholic perspective (grade level 3/4 - can be easily adjusted) Worksheets available on all aspects of Catholic Calendar

American Catholic - Celebrating Advent-Christmas
Prepare for Christmas with Advent wreath and Advent calendar activities, along with information about St. Nicholas, Advent prayers, and more

Bible Activity Worksheets  - Worksheets for bible studies

Blest Are We  -worksheets, games, etc

Catholic Worksheets  - Worksheets for bible studies

Patron Saints Alphabetically


Lent

Artcyclopedia's May Feature - Lent
(TLC Note: This page will change every month, and will not have the same subject.)
Artcyclopedia's May Feature 2000 is called The Passion of Christ. It has pictures and a brief explanation of the passion of Christ with links to the great artists and their impressions of the passion.

Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia has links to events that happen throughout the religious year. Just click on the first letter of the word you want to look up and scroll down until you find that word. In this case "L" is for Lent.

Catholic Online Lenten Pages
This is an online resource for the season of Lent. It highlights Ash Wednesday, Lenten History, Holy Week, the Lenten Gospels and the Stations of the Cross.

WebMuseum, Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper
This is a picture of Leonardo Da Vinci's, "The Last Supper."

American Catholic, Catholic Update, Ash Wednesday - Our Shifting Understanding of Lent
Teacher / Parent background on Ash Wednesday.

American Catholic, Lent - Call to Conversion, Frequently Asked Questions About Lent
A site from American Catholic.org on the different questions asked about Lent.

American Catholic, Catholic Update, Praying with Lenten Scripture - Day by Day
Day by day readings throughout Lent.

American Catholic, Catholic Customs, Stations Of The Cross
Has links to 4 different pages within American Catholic on the Stations of the Cross.

American Catholic, Catholic Update, Day by Day Through Lent - Creating a Place for Peace
Day by Day Through Lent - Scripture Readings #2.

American Catholic, Lent - Call to Conversion, Lent More Than Penance
Background information on Lent.

Children Learn to Pray, Stations of the Cross - children and their families walk with Jesus
by Lucille Perrotta Castro. "Stations are places where people wait while they are going from one place to another. A school-bus stop is like a station. People wait at train stations or bus stations or airports. Think of some stations where you have been."
"Stations are also places where people take time to think about Jesus as he went to die on a cross. They are "Stations of the Cross." They show us how much Jesus loved us."

Children Learn to Pray, Heart Prayer During Lent
This site offers weekly prayers for children that are appropriate for the season of Lent.

Children Learn to Pray, Heart Prayer During Holy Week and Easter
This site contains prayers for children that are specific to Holy Week.


World Religions

URI Kids World Religions
A great place to start researching world religions.

World Religions Photo Library
Photographs by Christine Osborne of major world religions.

Religion Summary
Who founded it? When was it founded? What do they believe? How do they celebrate or practice. Find quick answers on these questions about 11 major world religions.

Thematic Links Unit Grade 7: World Religions
Check out this site by Coelho Middle School teachers. Designed for a Grade 7 class.

World Almanac for Kids Online, Religion
Click for quick facts on major world religions or find in depth information on Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, The Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.

Interfaith Calendar
Scan this list of Interfaith holidays for the each year.

Religions and Scriptures
A quick look at the scriptures important to major world religions.

Symbols of World Religions
Do you know which symbol goes with which religion?

How is God Calling Me?
To be created is to be called by God. The mystery of vocation or call is part of God's love for us.

Jesus Christ Calls Us to Serve
Do your best to match the left column to items in the right column. Beware! You may use an item more than once and there may be some items left over. Each time you play, new questions will appear. The lowest score wins. Good Luck!

Sacrament Symbols: A Matching Game
Match the names of the sacraments with their symbols

Sacraments of Healing:
This selection of pages requires careful viewing of the pages. There is a short information paragraphs at the top of each page. Then if a student scrolls down to the bottom of the page, there are usually questions and answers that can be used as information:

The Sacrament of Matrimony: an online quiz
How high is your MQ (Marriage Quotient?) Test your knowledge of the Sacrament of Matrimony by trying to capture the most stars!

The Sacraments: An online quiz
Take this quiz to see how much you know about the sacraments of the catholic church.

The Seven Sacraments
Basic, simple definitions of the seven sacraments of the catholic church.

We Meet Jesus in the Sacrament
As you grow in your love for God and other people you have a place to review what you are learning. These online activities will help to reinforce your knowledge of the sacraments that you are learning about.

We Share Jesus Christ's Priesthood
See how high you rate in this vocation challenge! Each time you play, new questions will appear.

 


Telus 2Learn - Do a search for religion and find many links to teacher recommended sites.

  - site with many applets and videos.

Blackgold School Division     - great site with links to educational sites.

TeacherPlanet - site with many links to educational sites.

Lesson Plans -site that provides links to lesson plans