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Signs of the Domestic Church

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can identify various items that might be found in the "Domestic Church" - that is, the Christian home and family.

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Using the Lectionary to Understand How God’s Ancient Promises Are Fulfilled in Jesus

This activity is part of the Living in Christ Series. Students can use this handout to explore some Old Testament prophecies that find their fulfillment in Jesus Christ.

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Lesson 16 Summary

The lesson learning objectives and content summary for Lesson 16, Introduction to the Liturgy.

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Research Component - Liturgy Writing Assignment

This handout is part of the Living in Christ Series. It outlines the guidelines for a research writing assignment in which students reflect on various liturgical seasons.

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Preparing a Prayer Service Sample

This resource is part of the Living in Christ Series. It is a sample for how to use another LIC resource in order to successfully plan a prayer service.

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Discover Grade 5 Handouts

Printable handouts for use with grade 5 of Discover! Finding Faith in Life

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Roman Missal Overview

This resource is intended to assist you in preparing young people for the implementation of the new missal.

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Go Out Into All the World!

What can I do to help my children become joyful disciples?  This article suggests five ways we can help create disciples that live and breathe their faith in everyday life. So let’s dive in! We're launching a brand new approach to …

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Discover Grade 1 Video and Music Resources

Optional videos and music for use with grade 1 of Discover! Finding Faith in Life

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December 12: The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12: OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. (Proverbs 31:8–9) In December 1531 Mary appeared to …

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5 Action Steps to Teach and Reach Children (and their Parents)

What kind of effective pedagogy will help the children in your parish to learn and live their faith joyfully and lovingly? This article suggests five action steps of such an effective pedagogy in nurturing faith in your parish faith formation …

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Discover Grade 2 Video and Music Resources

Optional videos and music for use with grade 2 of Discover! Finding Faith in Life

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Mercy Works: The Hands-on Gospel

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Parents As Members of the High School Faith Community

In 1977 when I began teaching and ministering in the high school apostolate, parents were not considered a part of the official work on student retreats. As the teachers, we had the answers for their sons and daughters; we had …

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Faith: Three Definitions

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It discusses various definitions of faith, the relationships between faith and reason, and faith and religion.

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Introduction to Acts of Apostles

This article is from the Living in Christ Series. It offers a great introduction to the New Testament book, The Acts of the Apostles including its structure, flow, and theological themes,

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The Lectionary

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discussese the lectionary and the liturgical year of the Catholic Church.

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The Acts of the Apostles

This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It serves as an introduction to the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament, including its structure, writer, themes, and background.

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Roman Missal Activities

This resource provides activities to help you to prepare young people for the implementation of the Roman Missal, third edition.

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Discover! Finding Faith in Life: Scope and Sequence

Explore the full Scope and Sequence for Discover! Finding Faith in Life. In this booklet, you’ll be able to see the Scope and Sequence for each grade in our new faith formation program, Discover! Finding Faith in Life. See the ways …

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Building Faith Community in the High School

In a workshop entitled "The Catholic High School as Faith Community," religion teachers, campus ministers, and school administrators discussed, among many things, the obstacles they face in trying to build faith community in their school. One obstacle they addressed was …

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Epiphany: Following the Star

Scripture Isaiah 60:1-6. Camels bringing gold and frankincense will follow the light. Ephesians 3:2-3,5-6. The Gentiles are heirs with the Jews. Matthew 2:1-12. Astrologers followed the star, found Jesus, and brought him gifts. Theme Isaiah foretold that nations would gather …