K-6 Religious Education Resources - Pentecost - Sunday, May 31
Religious Ed Resources
Sunday, May 31, 2020
- Pentecost Sunday
Pentecost celebrates the Birthday of the Church!
Catholic Icing does a great job in how to explain Pentecost Sunday and offering ideas for crafts, videos, recipes and other fun resources! I linked some of my favorite ideas in this email including the video and craft suggestions I liked most.
Celebrating Pentecost (Catholic Icing)
God Sends the Holy Spirit Video
These little videos are great in being short, simple and funny, but also help tell the story in a way that keeps the kids watching. They'll want to watch it twice!
Fun Video (Saddleback Kids)
Gospel Video Illustration
Each week Holy Heroes creates a fun video illustration of the week's Gospel reading which is a great way to help the children understand the Gospel even when it's not written in an easy to understand way. Watch it twice if you need to!
Gospel Video (Holy Heroes)
Children's Discussion or "Homily"
This site posts a weekly "sermon for kids" which can be used to teach this week's Gospel lesson at a kids' level. These homilies are a great way to get a discussion started. This site also provides links for group activity ideas and other worksheets.
For this discussion, you'll need a balloon (not inflated) for each child and yourself.
"Homily" Idea and Group Activities (Sermon4Kids)
Gifts of the Holy Spirit Craft
This is a great printable craft that the kids can use to remember the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit and uses both symbols of the Spirit (a dove and flames).
Holy Spirit Craft (Catholic Icing)
Supplies Needed For Gifts Of The Holy Spirit Craft:
Your Gifts of the Holy Spirit craft download
Crayons or something to color with (if you want to color it yourself)
A piece of string or ribbon to hang it from
Tape to attach the string
Watch Mass at Home
Fr. Booth records a video of Sunday Mass on Youtube each week. You can watch it anytime with the kids and even pause it when you need to! You can also pick other parishes in the Diocese to watch for a Live stream of Masses at various times throughout the day.
READINGS: Acts of the Apostles 2: 1 - 11
Responsorial: Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth.
1 Corinthians 12: 3 - 7, 12 - 13
GOSPEL: John 20: 19 - 23
Fr. Booth's Mass
Diocese Live Stream Mass
These resources were compiled by Kellie Trudeau. If you have any questions, ideas or concerns, you can email
. And please share any pictures you have of your kids doing the crafts, watching mass at home, or anything else! Thank you!
on Sunday, May 31 at 9:20AM