Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Building Bridges: A World Religions Program for 8th-9th Grades

Welcoming and Entering

Materials for Activity

  • Several copies of Leader Resource1, Patron Saints
  • Scissors
  • Safety pins, straight pins or clips

Preparation for Activity

  • Print a copy of Leader Resource 1, Patron Saints, for every two or three participants.

Description of Activity

Participants examine a sampling of patron saints and choose one or more.

As participants enter, invite them to review Leader Resource 1, Patron Saints. Invite them to choose one (or more) they feel relates to an area of their lives that is important to them. Prompt discussion about why they chose the one/s they did. Ask if they would have chosen different ones for their friends than their friends chose for themselves.