True Love

Activity Objective

The young people will be able to articulate the Christian meaning of love.

Lesson Outcome

The young people should be able to explain that Jesus sums up the Commandments in his law of love.


  • Old newspapers and magazines
  • Poster paper
  • Glue
  • Markers


  • Lead the young people in a discussion of the true meaning of love. Ask them to give examples of how media distorts this idea of love.
  • Divide the young people into small groups. Provide each group with a sheet of poster paper and old magazines and newspapers.
  • Direct the groups to use cartoons, headlines, and ads to create collages that present a true image of love.
  • Invite volunteers to share their work.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, People Smart

Approximate Time

25 minutes


Playing instrumental music while the young people work helps to create a reflective atmosphere.