Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Jesus Tree ~ Week Three

As we continue our Jesus Tree, here are the Symbols, Readings and Activities for Week Three of Lent:

Day 13 ~ Jesus Quiets a Storm

Symbol: Cloud with Lightning
Readings: Mt 8:23-27, Mk 4:35-40, Lk 8:22-25
NCPB: Jesus Calms the Storm Pages 146-147
Coloring: Jesus Calms the Storm
Just For Fun: Jesus Calms the Storm Decoder Puzzle,

Day 14 ~ The Good Samaritan

Symbol: Horse
Readings: Lk 10:25-37
NCPB: The Good Samaritan Pages 170-171
Coloring: The Good Samaritan or this The Good Samaritan
Just For Fun: Good Samaritan Crossword, Maze, and Word Search

Day 15 ~ Jesus Walks on Water

Symbol: Footprints on Water
Readings: Mt 14:22-33, Mk 6:45-52, Jn6:16-21
NCPB: Jesus Walks on the Water Page 154
Coloring: Jesus Walks on Water or this one (for younger children)
Just For Fun: Jesus Walks on Water Maze, Crossword, or Word Search

Day 16 ~ Promise of the Eucharist

Symbol: Chalice with Host
Readings: Jn 6:22-59
NCPB: Promise of the Holy Eucharist Pages 156-157
Coloring: I am planning on using pages from our Eucharistic Adoration Coloring Book. If you don't have it you should get it you could use this or this! ;)
Just For Fun: We will be doing the Crossword, and Word Jumble from our Eucharistic Adoration Coloring Book as well. Online you can find a Bread of Life Word Search, Word Shape, or Crossword. And here is another (bigger) Word Search.

Day 17 ~ The Lost Sheep and The Good Shepherd

Symbol: Sheep
Readings: Lk 15:1-7
NCPB: The Good Shepherd Page 183
Coloring: The Good Shepherd
Just For Fun: The Good Shepherd Crossword, Word Jumble, or Word Search

Day 18 ~ Jesus Feeds 5000

Symbol: Loaf of Bread and Fish
Readings: Mt 14:13-21, Mk 6:31-44, Jn 6:1-15
NCPB: The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes Pages 152-153
Coloring: Jesus Feeds 5000
Just For Fun: Jesus Feeds 5000 Spiral, and Maze

Day 19 ~ Samaritan Woman at the Well

Symbol: Well
Readings: Jn 4:4-42
NCPB: The Samaritan Woman Pages 122-123
Coloring: Woman Meets Jesus at the Well
Just For Fun: Woman at the Well Maze

I especially liked the well! Didn't it turn out cute? I love felt, it is so much fun, although, at this point, my hands are a bit sore from all the cutting... It is worth it though! The kids are loving our Jesus Tree!


  1. I've never heard of a Lenten Jesse tree equivalent -- great idea! You did a great job. I think I better start preparing now to use it NEXT year! :)

  2. Wow, what a job! They look great--what to do a set for me too?! :o)


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