Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Virtue Ethics: An Ethical Development Program for High School Youth


Part of Virtue Ethics

Activity time: 5 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle
  • Taking It Home

Preparation for Activity

  • Adapt the Taking It Home section and copy for all participants.
  • Optional: Print the closing quotation (below) for a volunteer to read.

Description of Activity

Choose a volunteer to read this amusing quote, and another to extinguish the chalice.

Temperate temperance is best; intemperate temperance injures the cause of temperance. - Mark Twain

Distribute Taking It Home.