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The Creed Explained

This guide explores each of the twelve "articles", or lines, of the Apostles' Creed. The chapters examine the articles piece by piece and consider what each piece means. Quotes and prayers from various saints and theologians give more depth to the articles. Reflections and notebook sections conclude each chapter and provide ways for children to figure out how the articles apply in their own lives. This is a wonderful aid for catechists.


The Creed – Don’t Be a Robot: This video takes an in depth look at the creed we say at Mass. I think this format would appeal to teens and open up some discussion. I’m sharing this with our high school youth group. "When you recite the Creed, are you being real or are you being a robot? Do you even know what you are saying? Is there a difference between believing there is a God and believing in God?"


If we say we believe the Bible, there are certain truths we must believe. Children need to know what the Bible teaches us to believe. This activity would be appropriate for any lesson about believi...