From Advent 2015 to the end of the liturgical year in 2016, the Catholic Church is celebrating a Jubilee Year of Mercy. Pope Francis is encouraging the entire Church to meditate on God’s mercy in their lives and to share that mercy with others. The following resources may help you in planning your Year of Mercy activities in your classroom this year.
Activities about the Year of Mercy
The Year of Mercy Website (Vatican)
USCCB Year of Mercy Resources (USCCB)
Year of Mercy Resources for Kids (Look to Him and Be Radiant)
Year of Mercy Resources (Ave Maria Press)
Let Mercy Flow! (Catechist’s Journey)
The Year of Mercy in 60 Seconds Video (Fr. Roderick)
Five Ideas for Including the Year of Mercy in the Classroom (Catechist’s Journey)
Works of Mercy Activities & Worksheets
The Religion Teacher’s Works of Mercy Worksheets (NEW!)
Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy (The Catholic Toolbox)
Works of Mercy Booklets (Catechist’s Journey)
Works of Mercy Prayers and Activities (Catechist’s Journey)
Corporal Works of Mercy Movie Trailers (Catechist’s Journey)
The Mercy Rule (Catechist’s Journey)
Divine Mercy Activities
Divine Mercy and Saint Faustina Crafts, Printables, and More (Catholic Icing)
Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday and St. John Paul II with Kids (Catholic Icing)
Divine Mercy Coloring Page (Catholic Playground)
Divine Mercy Jesus Craft (Catholic Icing)
Divine Mercy Novena Counter for Kids (Catholic Icing)
Chaplet of Divine Mercy Infographic (Ave Maria Press)
Divine Mercy Lesson Plan and Activities (The Religion Teacher)
Divine Mercy Novena Video (The Religion Teacher Members)
The Religion Teachers’ Works of Mercy Worksheets
The Religion Teacher’s Works of Mercy Worksheets includes a worksheet meditation on each of the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Invite your students into a deep meditation about each work of mercy with activities and reflection questions to help students think deeply about how they can live mercy in their daily lives.
Half of all proceeds for the purchase of these worksheets will go to a charity to help support those living the corporal works of mercy in the world today.
Jared, your website is amazing and so helpful. Thankyou for the inspiring information. Well done! Maria
thank you very much for worksheet . God bless
Thank you for your work and for coming to our catechetical institute for the Joliet diocese.
Sr. Lydiah Moni
Be blessed as you become a blessing to us all.
Annie N. Anore
Thank you very much for helping us in this great work of
evangelization. God bless