Sessions A

Christ the King, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate SessionEzekiel 34:11-12, 15-17Matthew 25:31-46Opening Prayer Let us pray.Jesus our Shepherd, you care about the weak and poor.Help us to do our part to help make things better for your children in need.In the name of Jesus Christ we pray.Amen.Opening Life Reflection The theme for today is the phrase from the Nicene Creed about Christ coming...

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High Session Exodus 22:20-26 Matthew 22:34-40 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, your commandments help us to grow in your love. Help us to live by your greatest commandment. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today is the two great commandments. Begin the session with the following “walk a mile in my...

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Christ the King, Year A, Junior High

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Junior High SessionEzekiel 34:11-12, 15-17Matthew 25:31-46Opening Prayer Let us pray.God our Shepherd, you love and care for us, and you call us to follow you.Help us to show through our actions that we are your followers.In the name of Jesus Christ we pray.Amen.Opening Life ReflectionThe theme for today is the phrase from the Nicene Creed about Christ...

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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Malachi 1:14–2:2, 8–10 Psalm 131:1, 2, 3 1 Thessalonians 2:7–9, 13 Matthew 23:1–12 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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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. (The readings given here are suggestions. Any readings assigned for the dedication of a church—Lectionary #701-706—may be used.) Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 1 Corinthians 3:9c-11, 16-17 John 2:13-22 Spend a few minutes reflecting on what these readings mean for you today...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Catechist

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Catechist Background and Preparation To prepare for this session, read all the readings. Isaiah 5:1–7 Psalm 80:9, 12, 13–14, 15–16, 19–20 Philippians 4:6–9 Matthew 21:33–43 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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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 23:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for sending us good teachers who show us how to live as your children. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the role of the Magisterium. To begin write the word “Teacher” vertically down the left side of a chalkboard or...

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Lateran Basilica, Year A-C, Primary

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Primary Session John 2:13-22 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you, God, for calling us together to be your church. Help us to love, honor and follow you. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The focus for today is the Four Marks of the Church: one, holy, catholic and apostolic. To begin the session, take the children on a...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Primary

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Primary Session Matthew 21:33-43 Opening Prayer Let us pray. Thank you God, for flowers, plants and everything that grows. Help us to care for all creation. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is divine justice and judgment. To begin draw a large vine on a sheet of poster paper. Provide the...

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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Intermediate

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Intermediate Session Malachi 1:14-2:2, 8-10 Matthew 23:1-12 Opening Prayer Let us pray. O God, may our church leaders show us how to put our faith into practice. Help us to live our faith in all we say and do. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen. Opening Life Reflection The topic for today is the role of the Magisterium. For today’s session...

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