High School Units

These lesson plans will help your students engage with the stories of persecuted Christians and their thought-provoking responses.


  • Welcome and Introduction (Leaders)
  • Session 1: Overview: Discipleship and Persecution
  • Session 2: The People of God in Exile
  • Session 3: The Paschal Mystery of Christ
  • Session 4: Witness & Martyrdom in Church History
  • Session 5: Human Dignity and Rights
  • Session 6: Responses of Forgiveness
  • Session 7: Responses of Solidarity
  • Our Responses: Six Ideas for Action

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