Your Life in Christ: Foundations in Catholic Morality (Third Edition)

Chapter 4: The Beatitudes Lesson (Catholic Version)


The Beatitudes Lesson (Catholic Version)

Film Focus: This video presents the words of the Beatitudes along with pictures and the instrumental song “Blest are They” by David Haas to allow students to reflect on the true meaning of each Beatitude.

Text Focus: Pages 119–120

Discussion Questions:

  1. Why did Jesus give the Church the Beatitudes?
  2. Which Beatitude do you feel you most need to cultivate in your life?
  3. Which Beatitude do you feel you succeed at most often in your life?
  4. Pick one of the Beatitudes shown in the video and discuss: What does this Beatitude mean in your life as a teen today? And, how can you more concretely live out this Beatitude in my life?

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