40 Ideas for 40 Days – Lenten Activities: Scenes From Holy Week

Onto our next Lenten activity – Scenes from Holy Week – an opportunity for catechists to help their young people to focus on some of the dramatic events in the life of Jesus that take place during Holy Week.

palm-sundayScenes from Holy Week

  • This activity is actually a Blackline Master from the Finding God program, gr. 5.
  • Invite the young people to imagine that they have been invited to draw the cover for the parish bulletin for Holy Week, depicting scenes from Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday/Easter morning.
  • Provide copies of the Blackline Master: Scenes from Holy Week and invite the young people to draw prayerfully.
  • Consider playing some instrumental music quietly in the background.
  • When they are done, invite volunteers to share their work with the group.

Download the PDF version of this activity.

 

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Joe Paprocki, DMin, is National Consultant for Faith Formation at Loyola Press, where, in addition to his traveling/speaking responsibilities, he works on the development team for faith formation curriculum resources including Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts and God’s Gift: Reconciliation and Eucharist. Joe has more than 35 years of experience in ministry and has presented keynotes, presentations, and workshops in more than 100 dioceses in North America. Joe is a frequent presenter at national conferences including the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the Mid-Atlantic Congress, and the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership. He is the author of numerous books, including the best seller The Catechist’s Toolbox, A Church on the Move, Under the Influence of Jesus, and Called to Be Catholic—a bilingual, foundational supplemental program that helps young people know their faith and grow in their relationship with God. Joe is also the series editor for the Effective Catechetical Leader and blogs about his experiences in faith formation at www.catechistsjourney.com.

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