Sessions C

Feast of the Holy Family, Year C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session, read all the readings. Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5 Colossians 3:12-21 [or 3:12-17] Luke 2:41-52 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...

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Feast of the Holy Family, Year C, Primary

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Primary Session Luke 2:41-52 Opening Prayer God our Father and Creator, thank you for our families who love us and help us to grow. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection On this Sunday we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. Our main focus for today’s session is family life. To begin, write the letters to the word FAMILY...

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Feast of the Holy Family, Year C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 Luke 2:41-52 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father and Creator, thank you for the gift of our families. Help us to treat the members of our families with honor and respect. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection Today is the Feast of the Holy Family and our session will explore the...

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Feast of the Holy Family, Year C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 Luke 2:41-52 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Lord God, thank you for the people who love and support us throughout our lives. Bless and protect our families. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection To begin, invite the youngsters to reflect on what family means to them. Provide pencils and...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. (The readings given here are suggestions. Any readings assigned for the dedication of a church—Lectionary #701-706—may be used.) Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 1 Corinthians 3:9c-11, 16-17 John 2:13-22 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Primary

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Primary Session John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for calling us together to be your church. Help us to love, honor and follow you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today is the Four Marks of the Church: one, holy, catholic and apostolic. To begin the session, take the children on a...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father, May your Church always be your holy people, united as you are one with the Holy Spirit. May it be for all the world a sign of your unity and holiness, as it grows to perfection in your love. (Opening Prayer-Mass for the Universal Church) Opening Life...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father, May your Church always be your holy people, united as you are one with the Holy Spirit. May it be for all the world a sign of your unity and holiness, as it grows to perfection in your love. (Opening Prayer-Mass for the Universal Church) Opening Life...

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, ABC, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Numbers 21:4-9 Psalm 78:1-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38 Philippians 2:6-11 John 3:13-17 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? Read the Word in...

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, ABC, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Numbers 21:4-9 John 3:13-17 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Eternal God, You showed us your great love by giving your only and beloved Son for us. You sent Jesus to us, knowing he would die on the cross. Through his death on the cross and his rising again to be with you, we know that we will also rejoice triumphantly with you one day....

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