with the Holy Spirit; the Fruits of the Holy Spirit, especially Prudence, helps us to make good choices. REFLECT: Reflective examination of conscience prayer (p. 32). RESPOND: Write a sentence or two (or draw a picture) about what you will do this week to help show respect for the dignity of others. 10/27 Unit 2: Son of God, Son of Mary Unit Saint: St. John Baptiste Vianney Chapter 6 – Jesus’ Law of Love Seasonal Sessions: All Saints Theme: Jesus’ law of love allows us to live peacefully with one another. ENGAGE: Story (St. John Baptiste Vianney); Thinking about ways we can show love to others; Short prayer (p. 43). EXPLORE: Jesus’ new law of love is to love one another as God as loved us; We express our love for one another by caring for the poor, loving our enemies, and praying for people; The Fruit of the Holy Spirit, Fortitude, strengthens us to do the right thing even when it is difficult; St. Vincent de Paul shows us by example how to show his love for God by caring for the poor and suffering in the world; Through the general intercessions at Mass, we pray for others around the world and our parish. REFLECT: Act of Love prayer (p. 48). RESPOND: Write a sentence or two (or draw a picture) about what you will do this week to show your love for God and others. 11/3 NO CLASS FCPS Holiday 11/10 Chapter 8 - Jesus Our Redeemer Theme: Jesus redeemed us from our sins through his life, death, and resurrection. ENGAGE: Thinking about what being grateful means; Short prayer (p. 59). EXPLORE: The risen Jesus sends the Holy Spirit to help us to live as he lived; At the end of time, Jesus will judge both the living and the dead; Jesus on the Cross (Luke 23:39-43 on p. 61); Jesus is our Redeemer because he offered his death to free us from our sins; Story of Ascension (Acts of 7/4/2019
the Apostles 1:9-11); After the consecration at Mass, we proclaim the mystery of faith: “Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.” REFLECT: The Apostles’ Creed Prayer (p. 64). RESPOND: Write a sentence or two (or draw a picture) about a kind deed you can do for someone this week 11/17 Chapter 7 – The Beatitudes Parent Child Activity The Beatitudes Unit 5: Living Like Jesus Unit Saint: St. Francis Xavier Chapter 21 - The Ten Commandments Chapter 22-25 Commandments Theme: The Beatitudes show how we can be truly happy and share happiness with others. ENGAGE: Thinking about forgiveness; Short prayer (p. 51) EXPLORE: Jesus gave us the Beatitudes as a model for how we are to live a life pleasing to God; At the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-10 on p. 52), Jesus gave us the Beatitudes; the “Sign of Peace” at mass shows others that we forgive them and accept them as brothers and sisters in Christ. REFLECT: Peace Prayer of St. Francis (p. 56). RESPOND: After rereading the Beatitudes, select one that you want to practice in your life this week and write a sentence or two (or draw a picture) about ways you will do so.
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