Life of Saint Julie

Lesson Plan

Subject: Life of St. Julie Billiart

Objectives:

1. Familiarize the students with the life of St. Julie

2. Have students reflect on gifts and charism of St. Julie

Procedures:

1. Prayer.

2. Tell the students/audience you’re going to give a 15 minute presentation on the

Life of St. Julie Billiart. Ask them to listen for:

• Obstacles she had to overcome in her life

• Who or what helped her to overcome those obstacles

• What Julie’s favorite saying was

3. Do the presentation using the PowerPoint or the pdf. There is a script that can be printed.

4. Discuss the points listed under number two.

5. Discuss the following:

• What similarities do you see between Julie’s time and our own?

• If Julie were to walk into the room right now, what would you want to say to her?

Ask her?

• What advice do you think she’d give you at this point in your life?

• How do you/can you show God’s goodness in your life?

Optional

6. Assignment:

Have the students research the community St. Julie founded: the Sisters of Notre Dame

de Namur. Where are her Sisters currently living and working?

In what ways are they making God’s goodness known?