This is an easy game for your youth group or Vacation Bible School. It is fun but also provides a lesson about the Holy Spirit. See the reflection questions and scripture passage at the end of the game for how to turn this game into a teaching experience.
On Holy Thursday, Catholics remember the last supper of Jesus Christ with his apostles. This marks the establishment of the sacrament of the Eucharist and the priesthood.
The center of confession is Jesus who waits for us, who listens to us and forgives us. – Pope Francis
This mediation will take youth through the way of the cross. They will see each station as if they were there. The prayers are meant to relate to their own lives. This is appropriate during Lent or even if you will be offering youth an opportunity for reconciliation soon.
This reflection will help youth consider their response to the graces they receive from our Lord. What do we do when we are healed?
This is a simple idea for a way to remember to pray at home during everyday activities. This would be a good activity for VBS or youth ministry to make and take home with them.
This reflection encourages youth to consider how God expresses His love to us as baptized members of His family.
This reflection and discussion helps youth understand what it means to be ready for Jesus. How are we preparing?
Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.
While they were eating, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many. Amen, “