Sessions C

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, ABC, Junior High

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Junior High Session Numbers 21:4-9 John 3:13-17 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Eternal God and Father, You gave your Son for us. Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead so that we could be free of sin. Because you love us so much, we will be lifted up with Christ. Until that day help us live in obedience as Jesus did. When suffering comes, let us...

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

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Primary Session John 3:13-17 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Loving God, You want us to live with you forever. Because you love us so much, you sent Jesus to die for us. From his death on the cross and his rising up to you, he freed us from our sins. Someday we will rise up to you, too. Thank you for loving us so much. Help us live obediently on earth. Let...

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All Souls, 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 from the Masses for the Dead—Lectionary #1011-1016—may be used.) Isaiah 25:6-9 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28 John 6:37-40 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Is there a...

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All Souls, Primary

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Primary Session John 6:37-40 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for sharing your life and love with us. Help us to show others your loving kindness. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is Heaven. To begin invite the children to brainstorm all the things that make them happy. Write down their...

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All Souls, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Isaiah 25:6-9 John 6:37-40 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for your promise of eternal life. Help us to find signs of life and hope in all of creation. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is Heaven. To begin, place pictures and actual signs of life found in nature on a...

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All Souls, Junior High

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Junior High Session Isaiah 25:6-9 John 6:37-40 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God of hope and promise, You are with us in times of sorrow, and you promise to wipe away our tears. Help us trust in your promise of eternal life. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is Heaven. To begin divide the group into small...

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation: To prepare for this session read all the readings. Amos 8:4-7 Psalm 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8 1 Timothy 2:1-8 Luke 16:1-13 [or 16:10-13] Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today. Was there a particular reading that appealed to you? Was there a word or image that engaged you? Read the Word in...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

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Lectionary: 141 Read the Gospel: Luke 17:5-10 Gospel Summary Parents often live this Gospel well. Better than most people, they know what it means to “serve” without expecting a reward. For many, parenthood is reward enough. Jesus explained to the disciples in this passage that service was a requirement of discipleship. When the disciples asked how they...

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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Primary

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Primary Session Luke 21:5-19   Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear God, you want us to show love and respect for others. Help us to be peacemakers. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.   Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is Justice. To begin, invite the children to imagine that they are asked by their city or town to design a...

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Christ the King, Year C, junior high

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Junior High Session 2 Samuel 5:1-3 Luke 23:35-43 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Lord Jesus, you willingly suffered and died for us. Help us to understand and appreciate the power of your love. In your name we pray. Amen.   Opening Life Reflection The image for today is Christ the King. To begin, invite the young people to imagine that they are the...

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