JOY of the GOSPEL


A ready-to-use lesson on each Sunday Gospel this month

How to Use

Help your students get more out of Holy Mass and grow closer to Christ with these lessons for every Sunday Gospel in the month.

How to Use

Help your students get more out of Holy Mass and grow closer to Christ with these lessons for every Sunday Gospel in the month.

This Month's Lessons

December 2018

This month, instead of our usual Joy of the Gospel lessons, we offer you a complete mini-unit for the season of Advent! That's four full lessons in the style of our Spirit of Truth K-8 curriculum to help you teach your students about Advent!

Access Past Lessons

November 2018

This month's lessons include a Gospel reflection showing how we can make meaningful sacrifices in our own lives, an exploration of the Four Last Things, a new spot the differences activity, an analysis of Christ's kingship, and many activities.

October 2018

This month's activities for older and younger learners includes a reflection on an excerpt from Theology of the Body, contemplation of Jesus' teaching about the meaning of life, exploration of being a disciple, and a new spot the difference activity.

September 2018

This month's collection of activities for older and younger learners includes a reflection on the liturgical seasons, contemplation of Jesus' power to heal us, exploration of Jesus' identity, and many other ways to bring this month's Gospels to life!

June 2018

For this last Joy of the Gospel of the school year, we've given you a lesson to help your students understand the connections between the Last Supper and the Mass, and a guide for praying with Lectio Divina over the summer.