The Jesse Tree

The Jesse Tree is the genealogy of Christ. It begins with the Christmas fast which starts on November 15th. 

Some resources:

By checking on Google you will find directions on making your own Jesse Tree and the ornaments that go along with each reading for each day until Christmas and for the 12 days of Christmas starting on Christmas Day. There are free downloads available.

This is a fun activity for the whole family!

Engaging Faith in the Home

Engaging Faith in the Home

Advent Calendar 

A calendar of Lenten action items to complete during Christmas Lent, with an option to make your own Advent calendar.  

(for all ages)

Advent Calendar PowerPoint 

Thanksgiving Blessings Tree 

A digital tree of thanksgiving activity: Label the leaves with the blessings you are thankful for and place them on the tree.

 (for primary-intermediate students)  

Thanksgiving Blessings Tree PowerPoint

Presentation of the Theotokos 

Watch a brief animated video of the feast and place the icons in order on the storyboard.

(for mixed ages)

Presentation of the Theotokos PowerPoint

Answer Key

Nativity Venn Diagram 

Read the Nativity story in both the Gospels of Luke and Matthew and complete the Venn Diagram provided.

(for middle - high school students)

Nativity Venn Diagram PowerPoint

Answer Key