Optional Homework Assignments for those who want to go deeper.

Lesson 1: Adam & Eve – Promise

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (page 18)
2.  Read Genesis Chapters 1-3
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 279-421
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 22)
5. *In closing, read St. John Paul’s groundbreaking Dives in Misericordia, a beautiful papal encyclical on mercy that will prepare your hearts and minds for the rest of the program

*This exercise is optional
**A simple Google search will give you a PDF of the encyclical.

Lesson 2: Noah – Restoration

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 30)
2.  Read Genesis Chapters 4-5
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 56-58, 2569
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 34). You may have to do outside research for #4.

Lesson 3: Abraham – Faith

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 42)
2.  Read Genesis Chapters 4-5
3.  Read and/or skim and become familiar with Genesis Chapters 12-22
4.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 59-61; 2570-2573; 2592
5.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 46). You may have to do outside research for #2.

Lesson 4: Moses – Inheritance

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 54)
2.  Become familiar with the Book of Exodus, focusing on the verses and chapters found on page 63 of your Activity Book
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 62-64; 2574-2577; 2593
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 58). You may have to do outside research for #2.

Lesson 5: David – Dynasty

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 66)
2.  Become familiar with 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 Kings, focusing on the verses and chapters found on page 75 of your Study Guide
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2578-2580; 2594
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 70)

Lesson 6: The Prophets – Renewal

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 78)
2.  Familiarize yourself with at least one of the following books of the Bible: Ezra, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2581-2584; 2594-2495
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (page 82)

Lesson 7: Jesus – Salvation

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 90)
2.  Familiarize yourself with the Gospel of Luke, focusing mainly on the parable of the Good Samaritan (Chapter 10).
3.  Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 65-66; 422-487; 571-594
4.  Answer the Lesson Review questions (Page 94). You may have to do outside research for #2.

Lesson 8: St. Faustina – Divine Mercy

1.  Read the Lesson Introduction (Page 102)
2.  Skim through Faustina’s diary, focusing on the passages in bold where Jesus speaks to her (if you do not have a copy, a PDF can easily be found online).
3.  Read the Supplemental Material on St. Faustina and the Divine Mercy (Page 116-135)
4.  Answer #2 and #4  of the Lesson Review questions  (Page 106)

Final Review

*Locate the Covenant Table on page 114 in your Study Guide. Cover up the answers and test your knowledge. 
**Practice saying the Divine Mercy chaplet until you can say it from memory and incorporate it into your regular prayers.  


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