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1 26 th unday in rdinary ime uke 16:19-31 hen the poor man died, he was carried away by angels to the bosom of braham.

2 oday, we celebrate the 26 th unday in rdinary ime. e read from uke 16: n uke s gospel reading for today, Jesus taught the harisees an important lesson by telling them the story of azarus and the rich man. azarus was a very poor man who suffered greatly. hen he died, Jesus said, he was carried away by angels to the bosom of braham. n the same story, we hear of a rich man who lived with great wealth while azarus suffered. pon his death, we learn that he was in torment. he rich man in the story asked braham to send azarus to warn his family so that they could change their ways and not be subjected to the eternal suffering he faced. ut braham declined, saying, f they will not listen to oses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead. ometimes, we are like that rich man and his family. e know Christ s teachings and the Church s commandments, and yet we ignore the suffering of those around us and break those rules by sinning. et s pray together for the strength to hear Jesus message in this gospel passage and to change our hearts and lives today. or ore un: ü ead the Gospel passage in your family bible. iscuss as a family ways that you can be more fully committed to Jesus teachings and to caring for the poor. s we continue the ear of aith, pray the Creed (available at as a family this week. ü his week, we celebrate the life of t. Jerome (9/30). earn more about the lives of the saints at aints..com. ü upport our ministry this week by purchasing isa endey s book: ook of aints for Catholic oms at mazon, arnes & oble or your local Catholic bookstore. hank you for your support! ü e love to hear from you! mail me at to let me know where you live and where you go to Church!

3 Catholicom.com ass orksheet Celebrating ur Catholic aith ame: unday, eptember 29 th, oday is to unday in rdinary. 2. t the beginning of ass, we say the enitential ct. hich form did you say, today? a. confess to lmighty God b. ave mercy on us, ord c. ou were sent to heal the contrite d. ord have mercy e. Kyrie, eleison. hy do we say these prayers in ass? a. o tell God how perfect we are. b. o tell God how sorry we are. c. o ask others to pray for us. d. o remind ourselves that we are responsible for our own sins. 3. rom which book of the ible is today s first reading? osea Joel mos badiah Jonah icah ahum 4. rom which salm is today s esponsorial? salm 34 salm 98 salm 67 salm 99 salm rom which book of the ible is today s second reading? 1 imothy 2 imothy Galatians phesians Colossians 6. rom which book of the ible is today s Gospel reading? atthew ark uke John 7. he first reading, the esponsorial, and the Gospel reading have common themes. o you know what they are? a. ou should share your wealth with others. b. ou should make as much money as you can. c. God has a special compassion for the poor. d. ancy clothes and expensive toys aren t important to God. ow can kids your age learn to love God more than money and toys? y sharing their things with other kids. y spending time in prayer. y hiding their nice games. ead the ible every day. y giving money to the poor or a charity. y sleeping in late.

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5 Catholicom.com Gospel ctivity - uke 16: cross 4. ying at the door of the rich man was a poor man named who was covered with sores. 5. id azarus have enough food to eat? (es or o) 6. braham said to the rich man that while azarus was comforted after his death, the rich man would be. 8. "hen the poor man died, he was carried away by angels to the bosom of." own 1. azarus received what was bad in his lifetime, but was after his death. 2. hen braham said, 'f they will not listen to and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead.' 3. he rich man begged braham to send someone to his father's house to warn his. 7. Jesus said to the harisees: "here was a man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day."

6 "ut braham replied, 'on, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, while azarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here and you are in agony.'" uke 16:25 (V) ach number represents a letter of the alphabet. ubstitute the correct letter for the numbers to reveal the coded words Z G J C K V C G GG G

7 Complete the paragraph by filling in the blanks with the correct words from the word bank at the bottom of the story. "here was a man who was dressed in and fine and lived in luxury every day. t his gate was laid a named azarus, covered with sores and longing to what fell from the rich man's table. ven the dogs came and licked his sores. "he time came when the beggar and the carried him to braham's side. he rich man also died and was buried. n, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw braham far away, with azarus by his side. o he called to him, 'ather braham, have pity on me and send azarus to dip the tip of his finger in and cool my, because am in agony in this fire.' "ut braham replied, 'on, remember that in your lifetime you received your things, while azarus received things, but now he is comforted here and you are in agony. uke 16:19-25 (V) angels died hell rich bad eat linen tongue beggar good purple water

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