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Section one pertains to what God, Our Heavenly Father has revealed about Himself and His Plan for our
salvation (saving us from sin) and sanctification (making us holy) through Jesus Christ His Son by the power
of the Holy Spirit. God has acted first. Faith is our response to what God has revealed.
In Second Grade, students are to review for greater understanding the following truths of Faith except where a
teaching is to be introduced. In this case, the line will be bolded. Scriptures that are bolded are also new for
1. An overview of Salvation History is to be presented in simple sentences such as the following:
(See Overview / Scope p. 19-20 for the complete lesson plan on God’s plan of Salvation History).
• God loves us and created us to be united with Him.
• Adam and Eve sinned by disobedience and separated themselves from God.
• God the Father sent His Son, Jesus, to be our Savior.
• Through His Death on the Cross and Resurrection from the dead, our sins were forgiven and we could
now be reunited with God.
• Jesus began the Church and gave us Sacraments to help us to be good.
• We are united with God when we are baptized. Through receiving the Sacrament of Baptism, we
become a child of God and Jesus comes to dwell in our heart.
• Our closest union with Jesus is when we receive Him in Holy Communion. We are forgiven and
healed of the effects of our personal sin through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Note: Sacred Art, the words that go under the Sacred Art if displayed as a timeline on the wall, the outline
and a worksheet can be downloaded from the Diocesan website: Go to
www.dioceseoflacrosse.com/office and ministires/catechesis/SalvationHistoryInArtwork 2. There is only one God. The three Persons in one God is the Blessed Trinity. God the Father, Son and
Holy Spirit made everything out of nothing. God is all-powerful: He can do everything; He knows
everything; He is all good; and He looks after us wherever we are.
(CCC 234, 232, 237) 1 “In accord with the Universal Church discipline and the mandate of the Fourth Diocesan Synod, First Confession is to
be celebrated before First Holy Communion in every parish and institution of the Diocese”
(Synod V Legislative Act #122). August 6th, 2009
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3. God reveals to us in Sacred Scripture that there is only one God and He is a Trinity of Persons.
The Bible is the written Word of God and has an important place in Church, but needs to be read in the
classroom and at home. (CCC 101-104)
Matthew 28:16-20 Deuteronomy 6:4-5
Matthew 28:16-20 4. God is our Father Who loves us and cares for us. God made everything from His love and takes care of
all that He has made. He made the angels, the whole world, and everything in it. God made Adam and
Eve and all persons above all other creation because He made us to think and to love. This is what it
means to be created in Hi...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2013 for the course RELIGION Religion taught by Professor Hansel during the Fall '13 term at Pacelli High School, Stevens Point.
- Fall '13