Lesson One

Theme: Made for Greatness
Topic: We Want to Be Saints!

Students will recall that God wants us to be happy. He knows what will bring us the greatest happiness. Following His plan will make us happy in this life and ultimately in Heaven.

Additional Student / Classroom Resources

Video: St. Tarcisius

2 min video by the Apostleship of Prayer. Beautiful summary of the saint’s life.

Resources for Parents & Teachers

Video: Maria Goretti

Video introduction to Maria Goretti’s Life

Dominic Savio

Written biography

St Tarcisius

Written biography

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Catechism of the Catholic Church: especially paragraphs 2012 and 2013

Lumen Gentium

Lumen Gentium especially Chapter 5