Sessions A

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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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, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Isaiah 5:1-7 Matthew 21:33-43 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God, our Creator, thank you for all the blessings of creation. Help us to respect life and care for your kingdom. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is divine justice and judgment. To begin divide a chalkboard or large...

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

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Intermediate Session Malachi 1:14-2:2, 8-10 Matthew 23:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, may our church leaders show us how to put our faith into practice. Help us to live our faith in all we say and do. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the role of the Magisterium. For today’s session...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father, May your Church always be your holy people, united as you are one with the Holy Spirit. May it be for all the world a sign of your unity and holiness, as it grows to perfection in your love. (Opening Prayer-Mass for the Universal Church) Opening Life...

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

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Junior High Session Isaiah 5:1-7 Matthew 21:33-43 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Lord God, you are the vine and we are the branches. Help us to bear good fruit. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is divine justice and judgment. To begin, place a bowl of grapes on a table. Invite the young people to...

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

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Junior High Session Malachi 1:14-2:2, 8-10 Matthew 23:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, guide the leaders of our church today. Help these leaders to focus on serving all your people. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the role of the Magisterium. To begin, divide the large group of young...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Junior High

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Junior High Session Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. God our Father, May your Church always be your holy people, united as you are one with the Holy Spirit. May it be for all the world a sign of your unity and holiness, as it grows to perfection in your love. (Opening Prayer-Mass for the Universal Church) Opening Life...

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Twenty-eighth 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 25:6–10 Psalm 23:1–3, 3–4, 5, 6 Philippians 4:12–14, 19–20 Matthew 22:1–14 [or (short form) 22:1–10] 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...

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