To develop an acrostic poem that aids in the understanding of the doctrine regarding purgatory
The young people will express an understanding of the Catholic doctrine regarding purgatory.
During human life we can either accept or reject God's grace. When we die, we will be judged according to our works and faith. As a result of this particular judgement, a person may be united with God in heaven, may undergo a purification in purgatory before being united with God, or, because of his or her choices, may enter hell, which is total separate from God.
Defined as: a state of final cleansing after death of all of our human imperfections to prepare us to enter into the joy of God's presence in heaven.
This activity would also be effective with other words.
Encourage the children to help each other with their poems.