This activity is a game to learn the Ten Commandments. Making learning into a game is more engaging for children than just telling them to memorize.
Today’s activity from Young Catholics is a printable puzzle of the Ten Commandments. A key is also provided, in case you are not an expert in cryptography. 🙂
In the Ad Altare Dei religious emblem program for Boy Scouts, one of the exercises is to compare the Ten Commandments to the Boy Scout Law.
This prayer helps youth consider how to filter out unclean or inappropriate thoughts. This would be a good prayer to use at a meeting focused on using electronic devices or the internet.
This reflection encourages youth to consider how they are taking care of those in need and helps them learn about the corporal works of mercy.
Is it OK to say that a person’s behavior is wrong? Or is that judgmental? Fr. Mike Schmitz explains in this video. Jesus tells us not to judge a person’s heart, but he does command us to judge the actions of others. So we should not condemn someone’s heart, but we can discern that actions are wrong.
Jesus commanded us to love. The Catholic Church teaches that respecting life is more than just not hurting other people. We must actively work for peace and justice, even for those we are in conflict with.
The Catholic Church teaches that moral law comes from God as “fatherly instructions” to help us determine what is right and what is wrong.
The readings for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time focus on the law and commandments. Some possible themes for this weekend are the Ten Commandments, magisterium, and obedience. Here are some ideas.
Many people might think the March for Life and the Women’s March have to be in opposition to each other. This video explains that Catholics are both pro-life and pro-woman.