Ordinary Time

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

by : RCLB

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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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Jeremiah 20:10–13 Psalm 69:8–10, 14, 17, 33–35 Romans 5:12–15 Matthew 10:26–33 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...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 10:26-33 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear God, thank you for always caring for us and loving us. Help us to care for others. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is persecution and suffering. To begin, invite the children to create notes of encouragement for people who are in the...

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Jeremiah 20:10-13 Matthew 10:26-33 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, we trust that you never leave us alone in our suffering. Help us reach out to others who need help. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is persecution and suffering. Provide newspapers, newsmagazines and scissors....

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Jeremiah 20:10-13 Matthew 10:26-33 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, calm our fears as we face the challenges of following your son Jesus. Help us to always trust in your goodness. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is persecution and suffering. To begin, write on one half of a...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32 Psalm 31:2-3, 3-4, 17, 25 Romans 3:21-25, 28 Matthew 7:21-27 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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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. 2 Kings 4:8 - 11, 14 - 16 Psalm 89:2 - 3, 16 - 17, 18 - 19 Romans 6:3 - 4, 8 - 11 Matthew 10:37 - 42 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...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Dear God, thank you for loving us and for giving us Jesus. You are the rock in our lives. Help us build our lives on the solid foundation of your love. When troubling storms come, we will be safe. Give us courage and help us always to trust in you. In Jesus’ name we ask this and all things. Amen...

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