God Sends Us His Own Son
In this chapter the children learn that we believe in the Blessed Trinity, three Persons in one God.
- Click here for the activity "Blessed Trinity Window."
Distribute the activity sheets and discuss the symbol of the Blessed Trinity used on the window.
- Artists use a triangle with three equal sides to symbolize the Blessed Trinity. There is one triangle with three equal sides.
- Artists use three joined circles. A circle having no beginning and no end symbolizes the Blessed Trinity's love having no beginning or end. The joined circles symbolize the three Persons of the Blessed Trinity joined in love.
- Saint Patrick used the shamrock to teach people about the Blessed Trinity because the shamrock is one plant with three leaves.
Suggest that the children tape the stained-glass window to a window at home. Say, Each time you look at the window, remember the Blessed Trinity's love for you.
Multiple Intelligences: Visual-Spatial, Intrapersonal