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Good Shepherd (Lead On)

This video is a meditative song based on Psalm 23.

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The Ten Commandments: Thou Shalt Not Steal

The video "The Ten Commandments: Thou Shalt Not Steal,” by Transom Bob, available on YouTube (1:37), is a funny cartoon using fruit instead of people to address the topic of illegally downloading information from the Internet. It is an option for use on day 1.

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Praying the Liturgy of the Hours: A Reflection

A reflection to be completed after praying the Liturgy of the Hours.

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The Narrow Door: A Guided Meditation

This guided meditation communicates the Gospel message of simple living in a way that engages the imagination and inspires young people to actively simplify their lives. This activity is an excerpt from the book Justice and Service Ideas for Ministry …

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Handout: Psalm 23

An adaptation of Psalm 23 to be used in prayer or reflection

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Eucharist

This prayer reflects on the true meaning of receiving and living the Eucharist.

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One Solitary Life

This short reflection calls to mind the profound impact Jesus Christ has had on humanity and the world.

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The Scriptures and Concern for Justice

A list of justice-centered biblical passages that can be used for preparing class prayers and liturgies, as a resource for assignments, and for your own reflection and prayer.

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Life Issues B Activity: Meeting Jesus: A Guided Meditation

A guided meditation that uses the imagination to spend time with Jesus and understand how he wants us to live.

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The Wonders of God's Creation

For the next twenty-four hours, pay attention to experiences and details of your day. The following list suggests phenomena for you to observe, and you may think of other subjects for observation. Create an observation journal on a separate sheet …

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Handout: Sharing with God

A guided meditation and opportunity for prayer.

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Loving God and One Another

A prayer/reflection on the questions Jesus asks in Scripture.

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Prayer Questions

Reflection questions relating to prayer.

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Lord, This Is for You

Reflection on the First Commandment.

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I Have a Mission

A prayer/reflection about one’s mission of service to God.

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Prayer Service

An in class prayer service.

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Planning a Marian Prayer Service

This resource, taken from the New Testament Leader Guide for Breakthrough!  can be used to help you plan a Marian prayer service for Advent, The Annunciation, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and other celebrations of Mary.   …

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A Prayer Service in Intercession for Ordained Ministers

A prayer service for ordained ministers including multiple readers, speakers, and responses.

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Understanding the Lord's Prayer

An activity to help students understand the Lord's Prayer from "The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth" Teacher Guide.

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Guided Prayer

A PowerPoint presentation on guided prayer.

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Contemplation - 2/2 Fr. Thomas Dubay

Father Thomas Dubay discusses contemplation and the means by which one can attain a deep prayer life.

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Contemplation - 1/2 Fr. Thomas Dubay

Father Thomas Dubay discusses contemplation and the means by which one can attain a deep prayer life.

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January 22: Reflection on Roe vs. Wade

I walked with George the other day, And this is what he had to say: "If this is what its come to, then I'm glad that I've passed on. For the foundation laid so long ago apparently is gone. What …