During this prayer corner one becomes aware of different languages and reflects that alas the variety and differences in languages we can still be brothers and sisters.

Equipment: Internet, blank paper, colours

Ages
  • Primary Years
  • Middle Years
  • Secondary Years
  • Post-Secondary Years
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Instructions

The 23rd of September marks the international day of sign language, while the 26th of September is the European day of languages. On both days, we celebrate different ways of communication, ways to discuss and dialogue with those around us. Hence we grow. Although we speak different languages, we are still all brothers and sisters and thus one family.

  • Start by writing the word “unity” in the middle of a paper, then, using the internet search for the term “unity” in different languages.
  • Write these words around the word ‘unity’ in different colours and decorate the paper as much as you can. 
  • In the silence of your heart, thank God for the beautiful variety there is around us – variety in countries, cultures, and languages.


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