Your catechetical library for the liturgical year

Author: RCLB

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. 2 Kings 4:8 - 11, 14 - 16 Psalm 89:2 - 3, 16 - 17, 18 - 19 Romans 6:3 - 4, 8 - 11 Matthew 10:37 - 42 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 or image that engages you...

Posted in: Sessions A    

Assumption of the BVM, ABC, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Revelation 11:19; 12:1-6, 10 1 Corinthians 15:20-26 Luke 1:39-56 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 following Word in Liturgy and...

Posted in: Sessions A, Sessions B, Sessions C    

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...

Posted in: Sessions A    

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

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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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 10:37-42 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, we are thankful that we belong to your Church. Help us to live as members of your family. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Sacrament of Baptism. Explain to the children that the Sacrament of Baptism welcomes us as members...

Posted in: Sessions A    

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

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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Lectionary for May 2017

by : RCLB

May 7, 2017 Fourth Sunday of Easter Catechist Background and Preparation Primary Session Intermediate Session Junior High School May 14, 2017 Fifth Sunday of Easter Catechist Background and Preparation Primary Session Intermediate Session Junior High School May 21, 2017 Sixth Sunday of Easter Catechist Background...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly A    

Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

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...

Posted in: Sessions A    

Lectionary for September 2017

by : RCLB

September 3, 2017 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and Preparation Primary Session Intermediate Session Junior High School September 10, 2017 Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and Preparation Primary Session Intermediate Session Junior High School September 14, 2017 Feast of the Exaltation of the...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly A    

Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Acts 1:1-11 Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, you have returned to your Father to prepare a place for us. Help us to continue your mission on earth. In your name we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, invite the children to reflect on a time when they...

Posted in: Sessions A    

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