Here’s a saint study about St. Patrick, complete with lesson ideas and activities.
By Kate Daneluk
We know that Irish immigrants have greatly influenced our modern American culture and especially the Catholic Church in the United States. The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day has taken on a life of its own, often with little recognition for the saint himself and the example of holiness he has set for us. St. Patrick is a model of forgiveness, long-suffering, bravery, persistence, prayer, compassion, and deep love of God.
Here’s a saint study about St. Martin de Porres, complete with lesson ideas and activities.
By Kate Daneluk
Martin de Porres is an inspiration not only in his saintly accomplishments, but in what he overcame to get there. A mixed race child growing up in the late 17th century in Peru, Martin was often ridiculed and suffered injustice each day.
Looking for a role model to inspire students? Here’s how one school uses the saints.
Looking for ways to motivate and encourage students? A teacher from California shares what works in her class.
We share a reading list from our Winter 2016 Bulletin Board. We think you may find something you’ll enjoy!
Looking for a way to introduce the saints to your students on a regular basis? Here’s how a Catholic saints coloring book helped one teacher.
How can a 4th-century saint give a pep talk to teachers of today? You might be surprised…and inspired…to find out.
Join us in prayer this week as we use St. Gertrude’s prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory.