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Session 6

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WHAT IS MY CHILD LEARNING THIS MONTH?


This month's session is about common Catholic prayers.  We discussed their histories and practiced, practiced, practiced!


BRINGING THIS SESSION HOME

Your child should be able to recite the three main prayers of our faith -

the Our Father, the Hail Mary and the Glory Be.

Please work on these with your child!  Ask your child to recite the prayers to you by heart.

CLICK HERE to see the prayers written out.

 Check out the links below to learn and practice these prayers in English, Spanish and Latin!

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Hail Mary

Glory Be

Challenge!  Learn and practice these prayers.

Grace Before Meals

Sign of the Cross 



cReAtIvE aCtIvItY

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Read the Gospel passages below with your child, and draw a picture showing what Jesus tells us about prayer for each. Take a photo of your drawings and email them to Miss D.!

1. Matthew 6:5–6

2. Mark 1:35–39

3. Luke 11:9–13

4. Luke 18:1–8

5. Luke 18:9–14

 

 


  ONE STEP AHEAD:  PARENT SESSION RESOURCES


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Here is a great article entitled "20 Ways to Teach Children to Pray". Please take the time to show your child two or three of these throughout this month. The article appeared in CATHOLIC DIGEST.

DISSECTING THE "OUR FATHER".....Does your child (or you for that matter) understand the words of the Our Father? did you know it is considered the "perfect prayer" and that it contains seven petitions, three for God and four for us? Click here for a thorough dissection.

 


GOING OFF THE DEEP END 

Taking Your Faith to a Deeper Level

Read and reflect on the daily scriptures!

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 In English   /   En Espanol

 

 


JUMPING AHEAD

Next month, we will be talking about Discipleship.

Please watch this video clip and discuss the questions below with your child.

Click here for the video!

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CHRISTOPHER STEFANCIK is a Catholic father, husband, speaker and author devoted to re-engaging a generation in the beauty of the Catholic Church.

 

QUESTIONS TO DISCUSS WITH YOUR CHILD.....

  1. When was a time of trouble in your life?  When was a time of peace?
  2. If God were to send you out on a mission right now, what type of mission do you think God would send you on?
  3. What is something BIG you would like to accomplish?

 


PHOTO OF THE MONTH

Take a moment to look at the picture below. Reflect on how this image puts what you have learned in this session into perspective. Discuss this with your child.


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GLOSSARY
Terms for this month Every Person Should Know
Eucharistic Adoration
Montrance
Psalm
Nicene Creed
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SCRIPTURE REFLECTION OF THE MONTH!
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TOUGH TOPICS 
BY FR. RON

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If God is everywhere, why should I go to Mass to worship God?
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SAINTS OF THE MONTH
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ST. KATHERINE DREXEL

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ST. JOSEPH
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ART OF THE MONTH
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Loretto Chapel Staircase
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DAY TRIP OF THE MONTH
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ST. MALACHY CHURCH - The Actor's Chapel
New York City
St. Malachy Church located in the heart of the New York Theater District has become known as The Actor's Chapel. The Broadway community has made this church their place to worship - you should hear their choir! And each night fifteen minutes before curtain, the church bells play "There's No Business Like Show Business". Make sure to watch the video on their homepage!


BOOK OF THE MONTH FOR PARENTS
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BOOK OF THE MONTH FOR STUDENTS
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MOVIE OF THE MONTH
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