Sessions A

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

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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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Catechist: Solemnity of All Saints

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for the session, read all the readings. Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Psalm 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12a 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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Primary: Solemnity of All Saints

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Primary Session Matthew 5:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us Pray. Loving God, You send so many people to show us how to live. We know that we are all members of your family. We ask that you help us live like the good people who are with you now. May you know our love for you by the way we act. We ask this in the name of Jesus, our greatest example. Amen....

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Intermediate: Solemnity of All Saints

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Intermediate Session Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Matthew 5:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us Pray. God of holiness, Thank you for the many people who work to bring about your kingdom here on earth. We are blessed by the examples of these people who show us how to live in your ways. Help us be humble in our walk through life, that we too may serve you and begin the...

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Junior High: Solemnity of All Saints

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Junior High Session Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Matthew 5:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us Pray. Gracious God, We depend on your grace and kindness even though we sometimes think we can do just fine on our own. Help us recognize that we truly are poor and broken in spirit. Humble us enough to receive your great love, and allow us to truly hunger for a life with you...

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Exodus 22:20–26 Psalm 18:2–3, 3–4, 47, 51 1 Thessalonians 1:5–10 Matthew 22:34–40 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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Christ the King, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and PreparationTo prepare for this session, read all the readings.Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17Psalm 23:1-2, 2-3, 5-61 Corinthians 15:20-26, 28Matthew 25:31-46 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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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 22:34-40 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, You loved others especially the poor. Help us to love and care for all people. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today is the two great commandments. Begin by having the children introduce themselves to the person sitting next to...

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