Honoring the Blessed Mother (Download)
In this downloadable lesson, students learn the story of the Annunciation and Mary’s “yes” to God to become the mother of our Savior. As Christians, we understand that Mary played one of the most important roles in the history of our salvation as the mother of our Savior, which is why we choose to honor her in a very special way with feast days throughout the year and especially during the month of May. As a pro-life people, we also turn to Our Lady for her help as we work to build a culture of life. Mary’s “yes”—her “fiat” to God—reinforces the pro-life message in many ways. Through Mary’s example, we learn how to love, affirm, and respect every human being as a gift during every stage of life.
Use this elementary school lesson in a religion, art, music, or reading class. Recommended for 3rd grade and older.
Adapt this lesson to use in conjunction with a Marian feast day, such as the Annunciation (March 25), the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima (May 13), the Feast of the Assumption of Mary (August 15), Mary’s birthday (September 8), throughout October (the month of the rosary), or for the Immaculate Conception (December 8).
Your purchase of this 19-page digital download includes:
- An overview of the Annunciation and the Visitation stories from the Bible
- Lecture notes about Mary’s role in salvation history and how we should never hesitate to turn to Mary in our hour of need
- A spiritual bouquet craft template and instructions
- Bonus crossword puzzle and coloring page
Permission to use this lesson is granted to the immediate family or classroom of the original purchaser. Schools with more than one classroom using this lesson should purchase additional copies. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Ciancio at email@example.com.
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