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Easter

Lectionary for May 2018

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May 6, 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School May 10, 2016 or May 13 2016 Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School May 13, 2018 Seventh Sunday of Easter Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High...

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Lectionary for April 2018

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April 1, 2018Easter Sunday Catechist Background and PreparationPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School April 8, 2018Second Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy Sunday Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High School April 15, 2018Third Sunday of Easter Catechist BackgroundPrimary SessionIntermediate SessionJunior High...

Posted in: Sessions, Monthly B    

Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Catechist

by : RCLB

Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session read all the readings. Acts 1:1–11 Psalm 47:2–3, 6–7, 8–9 Ephesians 1:17–23 Matthew 28:16–20 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 Word in Liturgy and...

Posted in: Sessions A    

Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Primary

by : RCLB

Primary Session Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again. Memorial Acclamation, Eucharistic Prayer. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, write the Memorial Acclamation, “Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again” on a large sheet of...

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Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Intermediate

by : RCLB

Intermediate Session Acts 1:1-11 Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Dear Jesus, you have returned to your Father to prepare a place for us. Help us to continue your mission on earth. In your name we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, invite the children to reflect on a time when they...

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Ascension of the Lord, Year A, Junior High

by : RCLB

Junior High Session Acts 1:1-11 Matthew 28:16-20 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Loving God, you have entrusted us to continue the work of your son Jesus. Strengthen us with the gift of your Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the Ascension of Jesus. To begin, invite the youngsters to reflect...

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Ascension of the Lord, Year C

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 58 Read the Gospel: Matthew 28:19a, 20b Gospel Summary Reminding the disciples of previous prophetic predictions, Jesus quotes the scriptures saying that the Christ will suffer and then rise from the dead. Letting them know that he is about to leave them, Jesus instructs the Apostles to continue the ministry which he began. They are to remain...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections C    

Pentecost Sunday, Year C

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 63 Read the Gospel: John 20:19-23 Gospel Summary Because they still did not understand all that Jesus had told them, the disciples were huddled together, frightened, in a room. The doors locked, notwithstanding, Jesus entered the room and greeted the disciples with a sign of peace. Some have interpreted this sign of peace as more than the all...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections C    

Second Sunday of Easter, Year B

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 44 Read the Gospel: John 20:19-31 Gospel Summary Because they still did not understand all that Jesus had told them, the disciples were huddled together, frightened, in a room. The doors locked, notwithstanding, Jesus entered the room and greeted the disciples with a sign of peace. Some have interpreted this sign of peace as more than the "...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections B    

Third Sunday of Easter, Year B

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 47 Read the Gospel: Luke 24:35-48 Gospel Summary At the end of Luke's gospel, the disciples were still trying to understand what happened to Jesus, and Jesus was still trying to help them figure it out. Following his resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples again. They still had a hard time recognizing him and figuring out if he was a...

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