Teacher-Written Lesson

Joy of the Gospel - Four Lessons for January 2018

  • Written by Sophia Institute for Teachers
  • 20 minutes

Lesson Overview

This month, your students will consider what gift they can bring to the Christ Child, contemplate Jesus' question "What are you looking for?" reflect on Jesus' call to the first Apostles through sacred art, and examine Christ's power over evil. 

JANUARY 7, 2018, THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
Students learn about the three gifts of the Magi, and consider what sort of gift they can bring to the Christ Child.
 
JANUARY 14, 2018, SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Students contemplate Jesus’ question to these first disciples, “What are you looking for?” and what it means for their own lives today.
 
JANUARY 21, 2018, THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Students compare two images of sacred art and reflect on Jesus’ call to the first Apostles.
 
JANUARY 28, 2018, FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Students examine Christ’s power over evil and that which would harm us.

Recommended For

Grade Level: High School, Middle School, Elementary

Subject: Art, Music, Religion, Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ , Sacred Scripture

Learner: Traditional Classroom, Homeschooled Students, CCD/Parish-Based Education

Tagged as: three kings,  sacred art,  magi,  epiphany,  apostles

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