Sessions C

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, A-C, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session read all the readings. Isaiah 49:1-6 Psalm 139:1-3, 13-14, 14-15 Acts 13:22-26 Luke 1:57-66, 80 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 Liturgy...

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, A-C, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Luke 1:57-66, 80 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, thank you for reaching out to us with love. Help us to love and follow you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Today we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist. John the Baptist was a messenger of God. He helped people get ready for Jesus. To begin,...

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, A-C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Isaiah 49:1-6 Luke 1:57-66, 80 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Patient God, You invite us to live as your children. Help us respond to your grace in our lives. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Today as we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist we are reminded of the gift of God’s grace. Begin today’s...

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, A-C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Isaiah 49:1-6 Luke 1:57-66, 80 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God of Grace, You reach out to us with persistence and love. Make us your servants. Open our hearts so that we may receive your grace. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Today we focus on the birth of John the Baptist and his response to God’s...

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session, read all the readings. Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 97:1-2, 6-7, 9 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20 John 17:20-26 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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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Acts 12:1-11 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18 Matthew 16:13-19 The Word in Liturgy As you read these scriptures, pay attention to the things that make you wonder. What questions arise for you? Do you hear something new today in these words? Read the Word in Liturgy and...

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C, Primary

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Primary Session John 17:20-26 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father and Creator, out of our many parts you weave a whole. Help us to remember that we are all members of your family. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The main focus for today is unity. For this session use a woven cloth or tapestry to help the children...

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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 16:13-19 Opening Prayer Let us pray the Lord’s Prayer as members of God’s family. Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into...

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Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Acts 7:55-60 John 17:20-26 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father and Creator, all of creation is woven together by your love. Help us to live together as one family. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today’s session is unity. Begin with a web activity using a ball of yarn. Form a...

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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Acts 12:1-11 Matthew 16:13-19 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, bless our Church family. Help us to love and support one another. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Papacy and Collegiality. Begin with a “getting to know you” ice breaker. On a sheet of white paper have...

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