Holy Spirit, Source of Unity

Activity Objective

The young people will demonstrate through art and words how the Holy Spirit, our source of unity, leads us to holiness through the sacraments.

Lesson Outcome

The young people will be able to recognize the Holy Spirit as the source of the Church's unity.


  • Poster board
  • Markers or crayons
  • Bibles
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  • Let the young people illustrate how the Spirit leads us to holiness through the sacraments.
  • Have them draw a large flame on the poster board.
  • Inside the flame, have the young people paste quotations from Scripture, pictures that relate to the sacraments, or their written comments about the sacraments.
  • If they wish to use quotations from Scripture, the following examples would be appropriate.

Matthew 19:4-6 (Matrimony)

Matthew 28:16-20 (Baptism)

John 3:4-5 (Baptism/Confirmation)

John 6:54 (Eucharist)

John 20:19-23 (Confirmation, Reconciliation)

Acts of the Apostles 8:14-17 (Confirmation)

James 5:15-16 (Anointing of the Sick/Reconciliation)

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, People Smart, Word Smart

Approximate Time

30 minutes


You may want to provide pictures from magazines or clip art that the young people can use for their posters.