Sessions A

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Wisdom 6:12-16 Matthew 25:1-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you God, for all you have given us. Teach us to pray so that we may grow in our love for you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is perseverance in prayer. To begin, write the words “We pray for…” on the top of a...

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Isaiah 25:6-10 Matthew 22:1-14 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, we praise you with joyful hearts. We thank you for your everlasting love. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is to keep holy the Lord’s day. To begin, divide the large group into small groups of three or four....

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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Wisdom 6:12-16 Matthew 25:1-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, you invite us to spend time with you in prayer. Help us take the time to grow in your love. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is perseverance in prayer. To begin provide the youngsters with paper and pencils...

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

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Isaiah 55:6–9 Psalm 145:2–3, 8–9, 17–18 Philippians 1:20–24, 27 Matthew 20:1–16 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...

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 20:1-16 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God of kindness and love, you created us and we belong to you. Help us to live as your children. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Sacrament of Penance. To begin, place a large bowl of water on a table in the center of the room....

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Isaiah 55:6-9 Matthew 20:1-16 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God of kindness and mercy, when we go astray, you always welcome us back to you. Help us to remember your unconditional love. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the sacrament of Penance. To begin, invite the children...

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Isaiah 55:6-9 Matthew 20:1-16 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Generous God, you are kind and merciful and your love is everlasting. Help us to trust in your constant love. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection On a large sheet of poster paper draw two paths. Mark one path “God’s way” and mark the second...

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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Ezekiel 18:25–28 Psalm 25:4–5, 6–7, 8–9 Philippians 2:1–11 [or (short form) 2:1–5] Matthew 21:28–32 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...

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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Ezekiel 33:7–9 Psalm 95:1–2, 6–7, 8–9 Romans 13:8–10 Matthew 18:15–20 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 following Word...

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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 21:28-32 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you God, for your love and guidance. Help us to make choices that show our love for you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is moral decision-making. To begin, write three clues to help the children name a famous person on a...

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