Author: RCLB

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Exodus 19:2-6 Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, may your Church always be a sign of your love in the world. Help us to bring your healing and compassion to others. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin, divide the group into...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Exodus 19:2-6 Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, as members of our Church family, help us to love and serve you together. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin, write the word Church on a sheet of poster paper and brainstorm with...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Jeremiah 20:10–13 Psalm 69:8–10, 14, 17, 33–35 Romans 5:12–15 Matthew 10:26–33 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Is there a particular reading that appeals to you? Is there a word that engages you? Read the Word in Liturgy and...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Exodus 19:2–6 Psalm 100:1–2, 3, 5 Romans 5:6–11 Matthew 9:36–10:8 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Is there a particular reading that appeals to you? Is there a word that engages you? Read the Word in Liturgy and Catholic...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, thank you for giving us the Church. Help us live together as members of your Church family. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin write the word “Church” vertically down the side of a large sheet of...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Dear God, thank you for loving us and for giving us Jesus. You are the rock in our lives. Help us build our lives on the solid foundation of your love. When troubling storms come, we will be safe. Give us courage and help us always to trust in you. In Jesus’ name we ask this and all things. Amen...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Hosea 6:3-6 Matthew 9:9-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, thank you for the gift of grace that helps us to live as your children. Help us to live our faith at home, in school, and with our friends. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is grace. To begin, provide objects from...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32 Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us pray, Lord our God, you give us such treasures in our life. Help us not to focus on the material things you give us. Help us concentrate instead on your generous gifts of strength and courage. Help us always to use your gifts to make good decisions. Like the man who...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32 Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Lord, Giver of all Life, I know that sometimes I try to take the easy way out. When it seems too hard to do the right thing, help me remember the story of the foolish man who built his house on the sand. Let my life be built on the solid rock of your love so...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Hosea 6:3–6 Psalm 50:1, 8, 12–13, 14–15 Romans 4:18–25 Matthew 9:9–13 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Is there a particular reading that appeals to you? Is there a word that engages you? Read the Word in Liturgy and Catholic...

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