As class winds down for the year and the children head out for the summer, plan now to meet as a class for Mass during one of the Church’s many celebrations in June. Use the Feasts of Spring resource page to explain the significance of each of these feasts, including the Visitation, Ascension, Pentecost, Most Holy Trinity, the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, and the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Select a celebration that is most convenient for everyone in class and invite the children’s families to attend as well. Share this resource with your families. Encourage the children to attend Mass with their families and to point out the Liturgical colors in the vestments, banners, and altar cloths. Ask: Why do they think that Catholics traditionally wear red to Mass on Pentecost?
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