Storms of Life

Activity Objective

To recognize that the Act of Faith anchors us to the foundation of Jesus

Lesson Outcome

The children will understand that we need to make Jesus central in our lives.


  • Drawing paper
  • Markers, colored pencils, pens
  • Copies of the Act of Faith:

O my God, I firmly believe that you are one God in three divine Persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I believe that your divine Son became man and died for our sins, and that he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe these and all the truths which the holy Catholic Church teaches, because you have revealed them, who can neither deceive nor be deceived. Amen.


  • Hand out copies of the Act of Faith.
  • Pray the Act of Faith together.
  • Briefly discuss how Jesus is the rock on which we stand.
  • Distribute the materials.
  • Instruct the children to draw a rock.
  • Direct the children to draw themselves on top of the rock.
  • Explain that all of us face many storms, and it is our anchor of faith in Jesus that enables us to stay on the rock and not be swept away.
  • Instruct the children to draw images of storms that might sweep us off the rock.
  • Encourage the children to share what they have created.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart

Approximate Time

10 minutes


The Act of Faith speaks of the Trinity. The children may choose to draw images of the Trinity within the rock.