Saint Prayer Circle

Activity Objective

To teach the children to pray to the saints to intercede for us

Lesson Outcome

The children will learn that we can pray for all members of the Church on All Saints Day.


  • Tell the children that they are going to engage in a group prayer.
  • Ask the children to form a prayer circle in the middle of the classroom.
  • Explain to the children that November 1 is the Feast of All Saints, a time when we remember the saints in heaven.
  • Encourage the children to think of saints' names quietly.
  • Begin the prayer circle by starting off saying: I ask Saint ______ to pray with me for _______.
  • Encourage the children to go around the circle by naming a saint that they would like to pray to and what they would like to pray for.
  • Conclude by reminding the children that All Saints Day is a day when we can ask the saints to pray for us.

Learning Styles

People Smart

Approximate Time

15 minutes


Have a few saints' names written on the board for the children who cannot think of a name.