Resources for all seasons

Some resources could either be used at a specific time in the ecclesiastical calendar or could be applied to more general themes, relevant for any time of the year. These are listed below, grouped by the general theme in which they could belong.

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DIVINE LITURGY and HOLY EUCHARIST

Preparing the Gifts

Background, free animation and free printable activities on the Proskomide service.

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Preparing the Gifts felt learning set

One of our fabric products – a felt learning set to help teach the basics of the Holy Eucharist and the preparation of the Holy Gifts.


FASTING

Orthodox Fasting

Background and free printable activities on Orthodox fasting.

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PRAYER

Prayer buddy kits

A project to help young children remember to say their prayers in the morning and evening.

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SAINTS

All about Saints

General background and free printable activities about Orthodox Saints and how to tell them apart in icons.

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ICONS

All about icons

Animation video and activities for teaching about holy icons.

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Holy icon crafts

A selection of icon crafts and other resources for teaching about holy icons.

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THE CROSS

Veneration of the Cross: Activities for the third Sunday of Great Lent

Even though this page was created with Great Lent in mind, it deals with our Lord’s Cross and humility, both relevant topics at any time of the year. Printables and activities to coordinate with Week 4 of Great Lent at the blog Tending the Garden of our Hearts.

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GOSPELS and EVANGELISTS

The Gospels and the four Evangelists

Extensive material on the Gospels and all four of the Evangelists.