Sessions C

Mother of God, Primary

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Primary Session Luke 2:16-21 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for giving us the example of Mary, the mother of your son. Help us be like her and believe all that you say. Through Jesus we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Create a vignette where a child ends up in trouble because he broke a rule. An example might be getting lost in a crowd...

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Mother of God, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Numbers 6:22-27 Luke 2:16-21 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, You chose Mary to be the mother of your Son. She trusted and obeyed you. Help us to be like her. Through Jesus we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Draw ten circles on a long sheet of shelf paper. Have children write a word or phrase or draw a picture that tells...

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Mother of God, Junior High

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Junior High Session Numbers 6:22-27 Luke 2:16-21 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, you blessed Mary in a special way to be the mother of your son, Jesus. Help us be like Mary in our faith and obedience. Through Jesus we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Give each student a piece of clay and have him/her shape one of the characters in the nativity...

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Annunciation of the Lord, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session, read all the readings. Isaiah 7:10-14, Psalm 40: 7-8, 8-9, 10 and 11 Hebrews 10:4-10 Luke 1:26-38 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Was there a particular reading which appealed to you? Was there a word or image that engaged you? Read the Word in...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Primary

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Primary Session Luke 9:18-24 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, thank you for loving us so much that you were willing to suffer for us. Help us to know you better. Help us live as your disciples, even if that means suffering. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Invite the children to play a short game of Follow the Leader or Simon Says. You may be the...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Zechariah 12:10-11; 13:1 Luke 9:18-24 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, thank you for calling us to be your disciples. Help us to live as your disciples, even when it is difficult. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Invite the children to think of a time when a parent, friend, or other trusted loved one asked them to do something...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Zechariah 12:10-11 Luke 9:18-24 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, you are the Messiah. Thank you for allowing us to know you as our Savior and our friend. Be with us as we live each day as your disciples. Help us to remember that, even when we are hurting, you are with us. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Invite the young people to...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session read all the readings. Zechariah 12:10-11; 13:1 Psalm 63: 2-6, 8-9 Galatians 3:26-29 Luke 9:18-24 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Was there a particular reading which appealed to you? Was there a word or image that stood out to you? Read the Word in...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session read all the readings. 1 Kings 17:17-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-13 Galatians 1:11-19 Luke 7:11-17 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Was there a particular reading which appealed to you? Was there a word or image that stood out to you? Read the Word in...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Primary

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Primary Session Luke 7:11-17 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear God, thank you for creating us and for giving us bodies that can play and learn. Help us to use our bodies to show your love to the world. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today’s session is resurrection of the body. To begin, invite each child...

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