Welcome to 8th Grade Religion!
“I am the vine, you are the branches.” John 15:5.
October 21 – 25
This week we finish our review of the Works of Mercy and Catholic Social Teaching – the ways we live out the faith that is strengthened at Mass. There is a Catholic Social Teaching Quiz on Tuesday, 10/22. Now we start the exciting study of Church History, beginning with the early Church and the spread of Christianity in the first century.
On Wednesday, Ms. Defeo will teach the SAFE Environment classes during religion.
Due Tuesday: (a tiny assignment) Pick any issue is our world and relate it to a CST principle. Sheet to fill out.
Due Mon. 10/28: Pauline Advice. Students scan any of St. Paul’s epistles, find advice for their life, write it under the map of St. Paul’s journeys, and be ready to share in class.
October 14 – 18
Following our study of the MASS, we have reviewed the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. Now we will consider Catholic Social Teaching and how we can live out the principles in our lives. We will also look at the life of Dorothy Day and her establishment of the Catholic Worker Movement.
Due Mon. Oct 14: Work of Mercy Practicum. Students have a sheet to complete telling how they practiced a specific Work of Mercy since class last Wednesday.
Due Mon. 10/21: CST Modern Problem. Will explain in class. CHANGE: POSTPONED AS ABOVE.