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The Primacy of Peter: A Papal Unit Study & Lap Book

Unit One: St. Peter, The First Pope Read About St. Peter Read “The Primacy of Peter” (pages 98- 99 My Catholic Faith) Read Various Picture Books about St. Peter Research St. Peter’s Basilica Begin the fo llowing Mini- Books:

The Primacy of Peter Copywork Matthew 16:18 - 19 St. Peter’s Basilica Pop-Up Novena for the Pope

Unit Two: The Holy Fathers, Past and Present Read Various Books a bout other Popes Past and Present Read “The Bishop of Rome” (pages 112- 113 My Catholic Faith) Begin Mini Books:

Who is the Pope? Some Special Popes (Peter the first Pope, Gregory the Great invented Gregorian Chant, Leo the XIII wrote the St. Michael the Archangel Prayer, Pope Pius X – the Pope of the Eucharist - work on one page/paragraph per day) Amazing Pope Facts

Unit Three: The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church Read “The Hierarchy” (pages 118- 119 My Catholic Faith) Read “Powers of the Pope” (pages 114- 115 My Catholic Faith) Research what happens when a Pope dies. Min i Books:

Hierarchy of the Catholic Church What are the Chief Powers of the Pope? What Happens when a Pope Dies?

Unit Four: The Papal Elections Read “The Papal Elections” (page 117 My Catholic Faith) Read We Have a Pope! Begin the following Mini - Books:

Selecting a New Pope Where does the conclave take place? Where does the Pope live? Vocabulary

Unit Five: Assemble Lap Book and Pray Daily for the Pope! Finish any uncompleted mini- books Assemble the Prayers for the Holy Father Create Cover and Assemble Lap Book!