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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Lectionary: 89 Read:  Mark 3:20 - 35 Gospel Summary Today’s gospel begins and ends with the theme of family, which is sandwiched between a dispute about the relationship of Jesus to the world of demonic power.   The gospel begins with the family of Jesus questioning his sanity.  For many, the message that Jesus proclaimed was troubling and upsetting, and...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections B    

Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Lectionary: 86 Read: Mark 2:23—3:6 Gospel Summary The focus of today’s gospel is the command to keep holy the Lord’s Day, which is an expression of the love and goodness of God. The gospel recounts two events that happened on a Sabbath — the disciples of Jesus picking grain to eat and Jesus curing a man with a withered hand.  On both of these occasions,...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections B    

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Lectionary: 83 Read the Gospel: Mark 2:18-22 Gospel Summary The gospel begins with the question of fasting.  It was important in Jewish culture to fast, and so the Pharisees ask Jesus why his disciples do not fast.  Jesus responds using the image of the bride and bridegroom.  When you are at the wedding feast, you do not fast.  It is a time to celebrate...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections B    

Lectionary for November 2018

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November 1, 2018Solemnity of All Saints Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School November 2, 2018The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School November 4, 2018Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Lectionary for October 2018

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October 7, 2018Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School October 14, 2018Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School October 21, 2018Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Lectionary for September 2018

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September 2, 2018Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School September 9, 2018Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School September 14, 2018Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Lectionary for August 2018

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August 5, 2018Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School August 6, 2018Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School August 12, 2018Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist Background...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Lectionary for July 2018

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July 1, 2018Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School July 8, 2018Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School July 15, 2018Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Lectionary for June 2018

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June 3, 2018Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School June 10, 2018Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School June 17, 2018 Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School [...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 9:9-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear God, thank you for sharing your life with us. Help us to live as your children. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is grace. Bring to today’s session a picture that shows the beauty of nature. To begin, invite the children to look at the...

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