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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 16:13-19 Opening Prayer Let us pray the Lord’s Prayer as members of God’s family. Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into...

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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Acts 12:1-11 Matthew 16:13-19 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, bless our Church family. Help us to love and support one another. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Papacy and Collegiality. Begin with a “getting to know you” ice breaker. On a sheet of white paper have...

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Sts. Peter and Paul, A-C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Acts 12:1-11 Matthew 16:13-19 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Lord Jesus, you are the way, the truth, and the life. Help us to know and follow you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Papacy and Collegiality. To begin, divide into small groups of four or five. Invite the youngsters...

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

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Primary Session Matthew 21:33-43 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you God, for flowers, plants and everything that grows. Help us to care for all creation. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is divine justice and judgment. To begin draw a large vine on a sheet of poster paper. Provide the...

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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 23:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for sending us good teachers who show us how to live as your children. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the role of the Magisterium. To begin write the word “Teacher” vertically down the left side of a chalkboard or...

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