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Session 8-6

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What is my child learning this month?


During session six, we focused on Saints & Striving for Holiness.  We explored examples of the lives of saints and how they were regular people who used their gifts to serve God.  



Bringing the Session Home

 

Mother Angelica

 

 

Words of Wisdom from

Mother M. Angelica

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In one of Mother Angelica's articles she writes, "A Christian is to be a "sign of contradiction"—a light on top of the mountain—a thorn in the side of the world. His entire life is a silent reproach to sinners, a beacon of hope to the oppressed, a ray of sunshine to the saddened, a source of encouragement to the destitute and a visible sign of the invisible reality of grace."

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  • Share with your child a time in your own life where you experienced someone being "a light on the top of the mountain" for you.

  • Share with your child a time in your life where you were a "beacon of hope" for someone in need. 

  • Ask your child to share with you an example from their own lives where they or someone they knew was a "light" or a "beacon".

  • Discuss with your child how, as Catholics, we are called to live out these actions each day and strive to be holy, like the Saints.

 

 

How do you become a Saint? 

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Make sure that you click through all 12 slides!

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Instructions:

Pick ANY canonized saint.

Complete the following THREE parts for that saint.

Take photos of your work and email them to Miss D.!

PART ONE:

Answer the following questions about the saint, if applicable:

Name of Saint:

Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

What are they the Patron Saint of?

Where were they from?

What are they best known for?

PART TWO:

Draw a picture of the saint.  This can be a portrait of their face OR a sketch of them doing something specific to their story (ex. St. Blaise blessing a throat).

PART THREE:

Write a prayer asking the saint to intercede for you, your family, a situation etc.


 

One Step Ahead: Parent Resources

Get to know our Saints!

Biographies of Saints in English 

Biographies of Saints in Spanish 

 

"The Holy Spirit"

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for a video from Fr. Barron.  


 

Jumping Ahead:

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Next month we will be learning about

Living the Faith

 

 

 


 

Photo of the Month


Reflect on this picture and discuss it with your child

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What are the gifts and talents that you can identify in yourself?

What gifts and talents can you identify in your child?

How will you work together to become saints one day?

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GLOSSARY
Terms for this month Every Person Should Know
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SAINTS OF THE MONTH
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MOVIE OF THE MONTH
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