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St Edward's Catholic Academy

St Edward's Catholic Academy


  • Read the story on the Powerpoint
  • Answer the following questions
  1. What happened to Philip on the way to Gaza?
  2. How did Philip help the Ethiopian?
  3. What do you think the Ethiopian meant when he said he needed help to read the Bible?
  4. Why did the Ethiopian want to be baptised?
  5. How did the Ethiopian feel then?

Choose one of the activities below:

  • Using the painting of The Baptism of the Ethiopian Eunuch by Rembrandt, describe which part of the reading from Acts that it depicts.
  • Imagine you are the Ethiopian. Write a letter to the Queen of Ethiopia to describe your encounter with Philip. Give reasons to show how this meeting gave you new life.