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Assumption of the BVM, ABC, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Luke 1:39-56 Opening Prayer Let us pray the Hail Mary. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you! Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today is Mary’s assumption into...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

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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Assumption of the BVM, ABC, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Revelation 11:19; 12:1-6, 10 Luke 1:39-56 Opening Prayer Let us pray the Hail Mary. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you! Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Hosea 6:3-6 Matthew 9:9-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, thank you for the gift of grace that helps us to live as your children. Help us to live our faith at home, in school, and with our friends. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is grace. To begin, provide objects from...

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Assumption of the BVM, ABC, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Revelation 11:19; 12:1-6, 10 Luke 1:39-56 Opening Prayer Let us pray the Hail Mary. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you! Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for...

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Hosea 6:3-6 Matthew 9:9-13 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, thank you for the unearned gift of your love. Help us to live as your children. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is grace. To begin, invite the youngsters to reflect on a time in their lives when they have felt the...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Exodus 19:2–6 Psalm 100:1–2, 3, 5 Romans 5:6–11 Matthew 9:36–10:8 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 that engages you? Read the Word in Liturgy and Catholic...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, thank you for giving us the Church. Help us live together as members of your Church family. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin write the word “Church” vertically down the side of a large sheet of...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Exodus 19:2-6 Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, may your Church always be a sign of your love in the world. Help us to bring your healing and compassion to others. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin, divide the group into...

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Exodus 19:2-6 Matthew 9:36-10:8 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, as members of our Church family, help us to love and serve you together. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the mystery of the Church. To begin, write the word Church on a sheet of poster paper and brainstorm with...

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