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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...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Exodus 19:2-6 Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, may your Church always be a sign of your love in the world. Help us to bring your healing and compassion to others. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin, divide the group into...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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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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Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Acts 1:1–11 Psalm 47:2–3, 6–7, 8–9 Ephesians 1:17–23 Matthew 28:16–20 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 Liturgy and...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Jeremiah 20:10–13 Psalm 69:8–10, 14, 17, 33–35 Romans 5:12–15 Matthew 10:26–33 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...

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Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again. Memorial Acclamation, Eucharistic Prayer. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, write the Memorial Acclamation, “Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again” on a large sheet of...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 10:26-33 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear God, thank you for always caring for us and loving us. Help us to care for others. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is persecution and suffering. To begin, invite the children to create notes of encouragement for people who are in the...

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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...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Jeremiah 20:10-13 Matthew 10:26-33 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, we trust that you never leave us alone in our suffering. Help us reach out to others who need help. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is persecution and suffering. Provide newspapers, newsmagazines and scissors....

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Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Acts 1:1-11 Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, you have entrusted us to continue the work of your son Jesus. Strengthen us with the gift of your Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, invite the youngsters to reflect...

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