April 4-5

Week 1: Celebrate Easter!


  • Parents – read this article on how to help your children understand Easter and its relevance to the Catholic faith throughout the year and to our own lives.  


  • Witness accounts of the Resurrected Jesus

Main Ideas

  • Jesus rose again, and is alive even today! Jesus will never die again, and he gives us the chance to live forever with him, too.
  • People of the Resurrection – meet witnesses who saw Jesus after he was raised from the dead – video witnesses!
  • Return CRS Rice Bowl donations to the parish office by April 11th
  • Search for signs of new life in creation as a family


Week 2: Institution of the Eucharist:
The 5th Luminous Mystery

Main Ideas

  • Passover & Moses
  • Passover & Jesus
  • Last Supper & our Eucharist

Watch and Sing

  • God’s Story – Passover” This will show you the story about the meal that Jesus and his disciples were celebrating from its very beginning. This will help you to understand Jesus’ sacrifice just a little better!
  • Watch this short video on the Eucharist today. 


  • Read Matthew 26:17-19; 26-30. Discuss what is similar about the first Passover that Moses celebrated with his people, and the one Jesus celebrated with his disciples. What is different?

Review Assignment

Week 3: Meet Some American Saints
& Grow Your Missionary Spirit

Main Ideas

  • St. Kateri Tekakwitha
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • St. Katharine Drexel
  • Choose 2 of these Saints to get to know better. (You can do more if you want to!
  • Raising children with a missionary heart. Next year, we plan to do a lot more with our children in developing missionary hearts!  This year, we have begun by introducing children to saints in many countries.  These saints helped to teach others about God’s love. We are not asking anyone for money this year, but we do encourage you to begin the practice of praying the Rosary every day!

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

St. Katherine Drexel

Week 4: The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary

Main Ideas

  • Learn the five glorious mysteries
  • Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary



  • Watch this video to learn about the five glorious mysteries of the Holy Rosary.