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Catholic Religious Education Lesson Plans for Sunday Gospel and Readings
Thank you to Laura Grace, from St. Nicholas Chapel at the Pax River Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, MD for generously sharing her Catholic Religious Education lesson plans and activities.  To share your activities and ideas, email [email protected] with your suggestions.

Advent Bingo 


Need:  Poster board, milk caps to be markers.


Directions:  Cut poster board into bingo card size and draw a bingo board consisting of at least 9 squares.  In the squares put an answer from the Advent Bingo questions (make each card different).  (Put clear contact paper on the cards and they will last for years).


Students play regular bingo, but they answer questions about Advent.  The teacher asks one student at a time a question from the list below.  The student answers the question and the class looks for the word on their bingo card.  The first student who gets three in a row (up, down, across, or diagonal) on their bingo card first, wins.



Advent Bingo Questions: 


What is the name for the special time of the year just before Christmas?  Advent


What does Advent mean?  Coming


The first Sunday of Advent begins a new Church _____.  Year


An Advent _____ counts down the days until Christmas.  Calendar


How many weeks does Advent last?  4


What is the primary Sanctuary color of Advent?  Violet


How many candles are on the outside of the Advent wreath?  4


Each candle represents how many weeks?  1


Three candles are what color?  Violet


What color of candle is lighted first?  Violet


What does the first candle symbolize?  Hope


What color of candle is lighted second?  Violet


What does the second candle symbolize?  Peace


What color of candle is lighted third?  Rose


What does the third candle symbolize?  Joy


What color of candle is lighted fourth?  Violet


What does the fourth candle symbolizes?  Love


What candle is lighted Christmas Eve or Christmas day?  White


The white candle symbolizes the arrival of Christ, the _____ of the world.  Light 


What day do we celebrate the birthday of Jesus?  Christmas




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