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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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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

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, 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, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 10:37-42 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, we are thankful that we belong to your Church. Help us to live as members of your family. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Sacrament of Baptism. Explain to the children that the Sacrament of Baptism welcomes us as members...

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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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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16 Matthew 10:37-42 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, by our baptism we are joined to your Son Jesus Christ. Help us come to know and love Jesus more each day. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the Sacrament of Baptism. To begin, invite the children to...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32 Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us Pray, Lord, Giver of all Life, I know that sometimes I try to take the easy way out. When it seems too hard to do the right thing, help me remember the story of the foolish man who built his house on the sand. Let my life be built on the solid rock of your love so...

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Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Deuteronomy 11:18, 26-28, 32 Matthew 7:21-27 Opening Prayer Let us pray, Lord our God, you give us such treasures in our life. Help us not to focus on the material things you give us. Help us concentrate instead on your generous gifts of strength and courage. Help us always to use your gifts to make good decisions. Like the man who...

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