TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME C. Notes for Leaders

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME C. Notes for Leaders"

Transcription

1 CHILDREN S LITURGY OF THE WORD TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME C Notes for Leaders A key theme in Luke's Gospel is journey and the essence of Luke's gospel is Jesus' journey from Galilee to Jerusalem. To fully comprehend this passage and the gospels for the next few weeks, one needs to look at the whole of Luke's chapter 9. It begins with a call and commission to the disciples to go out and proclaim the kingdom. Jesus calls them 'apostles' which means 'one who is sent'. Following this story is the episode of the feeding of the five thousand in which Jesus says 'Give them something to eat yourselves', clearly indicating that, as disciples they (and we) have a responsibility to be involved in Jesus' ministry. We can't leave everything to him. In this gospel story, Jesus asks the question, 'Who do the crowds say I am?' After being given several answers by the disciples, Jesus asks for a direct response: 'Who do you say I am?' It is Peter who steps forward and declares Jesus the Christ, the anointed one of God. This is the first time the disciples recognise Jesus as the Messiah. In the latter part of this gospel (Luke 9:28-36) we hear, as we did on the second Sunday in Lent (Transfiguration), an answer to Jesus' question, 'Who am I?' The voice from the cloud (God) will tell Jesus, 'You are my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased'. Invite the children to answer the question posed by Jesus, 'Who am I?' Who is Jesus for you? What does Jesus mean to you? Also in this week's gospel we will hear how Jesus tells the disciples that suffering and perhaps death are essential parts of discipleship. The journey theme thus continues, the journey to the cross. In this week's gospel account, we find Jesus in prayer. This indicates that this is

2 a key moment in Jesus' life. Discuss with the children the importance of prayer in the lives of Christians. Share with them your own (as leader) preferred ways of praying. Encourage the children to discuss their own reasons for praying and where and when they like to pray. Invite the children to share their idea of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. Assist them to identify practical ways of demonstrating discipleship: through friendliness, forgiveness, gentleness, concern for others etc. We are not long out of the Easter season in which the Holy Spirit was a central figure. Recall the reading from Galatians 5:22 which refers to the fruits of the Spirit as love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness trustfulness (or faithfulness), gentleness and self-control. Invite the children to give themselves a 'fruit rating' on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 10. How do you rate as a Spirit-filled disciple? The reading from Galatians talks about all people being equal in the eyes of God. If this is true then there should be no difference in the way we treat one another. Encourage the children to reflect on their relationship with their family and friends and other people in the school and parish communities. The simple message for younger children is that Jesus asks us to care for others and think of others and their needs as well as our own. INTRODUCTORY RITES OF MASS Dismissal and Procession from the Church I invite the children, please, to stand. My dear children, you will go now to hear God's word, to praise God in song and to reflect on the wonderful things God has done for us. We will await your return so that together we may celebrate the Eucharist. A cross bearer leads the way out. CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD Introduction Create a simple prayer focus that articulates the liturgical flavour of the season. Use a green candle and piece of green material. Include a sign that says. Who am I? The Children s Lectionary is enthroned in a place of honour with the candle. This is the twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Today we are reminded that Jesus is the Messiah, God s very own Son. A moment of silence follows. [First Reading]: Galatians 3:26-29

3 A reading from the letter of Paul to the Galatians Brothers and sisters: All of you are God s children because of your faith in Christ Jesus. And when you were baptised, it was as though you had put on Christ in the same way you put on new clothes. Faith in Christ Jesus is what makes each of you equal with each other, whether you are a Jew or a Greek, a slave or a free person, a man or a woman. So if you belong to Christ, you are now part of Abraham s family, and you will be given what God has promised. The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. [Responsorial Psalm]: Ps 100:1-3, 5 R. We are his people, the sheep of his flock. Shout praises to the Lord, everyone on this earth. Be joyful and sing as you come in to worship the Lord! R. You know the Lord is God! He created us, and we belong to him; we are his people, the sheep in his pasture. R. The Lord is good! His love and faithfulness will last forever. R.

4 [Gospel Acclamation]: John 10:27 Alleluia, alleluia. My sheep listen to my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow me. Alleluia. Gospel: Luke 9:18-24 A reading from the holy gospel according to Luke When Jesus was alone praying, his disciples came to him, and he asked them, What do people say about me? They answered, Some say that you are John the Baptist or Elijah or a prophet from long ago who has come back to life. Jesus then asked them, But who do you say I am? Peter answered, You are the Messiah sent from God. Jesus strictly warned his disciples not to tell anyone what had happened. Jesus told his disciples, The nation s leaders, the chief priests, and the teachers of the Law of Moses will make the Son of Man suffer terribly. They will reject him and kill him, but three days later he will rise to life. Then Jesus said to all the people: If any of you want to be my followers, you must forget about yourself. You must take up your cross each day and follow me. If you want to save your life,

5 you will destroy it. But if you give up your life for me, you will save it. The Gospel of the Lord. Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ. Receiving the Word Liquid Picture A liquid picture is a form of drama that allows a story to be presented in a flowing or liquid manner. The process follows this pattern: Choose a familiar scriptural story and divide it into five or six main sections. For each section choose one or two short phrases. Choose a simple action for each section. Choose one person for each section. These five or six people stand with their backs to the rest of the group. A teacher or leader introduces the story with a simple statement. The first student, turns to face the group, repeats a phrase two or three times (once is not enough for children to remember!) then freezes. Process continues until the last student finishes. The teacher or leader concludes with a simple statement. Leader: Jesus asked the disciples, 'Who do you say I am?' Are you John the Baptist? No! Are you Elijah the prophet? No! Are you the Messiah? Yes! Leader: Jesus is the messiah, God's very own Son. Profession of Faith I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell;

6 on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen. General Intercessions Leader: Let us pray now for the leaders of our church, our world, for those in our community and for our own needs. Reader: We pray that the leaders of our Church will work together for peace and unity. Lord hear us. Reader: We pray for all victims of terrorism. Lord hear us. Reader: We pray for people who have died in floods or fires. Lord hear us. Reader: We pray that our faith in Jesus will be strong and constant. Lord hear us. Leader: Loving God, listen to the prayers we make in the name of Jesus. All: Amen. DISMISSAL Dismissal and Procession to the Church. As we go to celebrate the Lord s Supper, we carry God s word in our hearts. May God s Holy Spirit help us to put it into practice. A cross bearer leads the way out.

OF THE WORD FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING YEAR B NOTES FOR LEADERS

OF THE WORD FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING YEAR B NOTES FOR LEADERS CHILDREN S LITURGY OF THE WORD FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING YEAR B NOTES FOR LEADERS Note that the gospel for this week is from John s gospel, not Mark s gospel. The theme from last week continues this week

More information

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR C. Notes for Leaders

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR C. Notes for Leaders CHILDREN S LITURGY OF THE WORD FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR C Notes for Leaders A serving time John 13:31, 33-35 Alleluia he is risen! Let us rejoice and be glad! So much can be said in these few words:

More information

Year of the Parish Liturgy of the Word

Year of the Parish Liturgy of the Word cf: Romans 15:6 Year of the Parish 2016-2017 Liturgy of the Word Call to Prayer + In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Loving God, In this year of the Parish, We pray

More information

Children s Liturgy of the Word

Children s Liturgy of the Word Children s Liturgy of the Word The great fifty days of Easter reaches its culmination in the feast of Pentecost. Jesus has died, risen and ascended into heaven. The disciples have scattered, mourned and

More information

THE ORDER OF THE MASS

THE ORDER OF THE MASS THE ORDER OF THE MASS The first part of the Mass is about getting to know everyone and welcoming everyone to God s house. It s called the INTRODUCTORY RITES. Entrance Song We sing to celebrate that we

More information

Children s Liturgy of the Word

Children s Liturgy of the Word Children s Liturgy of the Word In today s Gospel, Jesus is at the Last Supper with His disciples. He prepares them for the time when He will be going away. He will be leaving them very soon. After Jesus

More information

All: And with your spirit.

All: And with your spirit. Priest: The Lord be with you All: And with your spirit. I confess to almighty God, and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and

More information

Fill in the Blanks Activity

Fill in the Blanks Activity REVISED What s New about the Mass Fill in the Blanks Activity The Sign of the Cross and the Greeting On page 6 you learned about the Sign of the Cross and the Greeting. Without looking, fill in the missing

More information

ORDER OF MASS INTRODUCTORY RITES ENTRANCE SONG. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

ORDER OF MASS INTRODUCTORY RITES ENTRANCE SONG. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. ORDER OF MASS INTRODUCTORY RITES ENTRANCE SONG In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit

More information

The Reaffirmation of Baptismal Faith Including the Use of Water

The Reaffirmation of Baptismal Faith Including the Use of Water The Reaffirmation of Baptismal Faith Including the Use of Water INTRODUCTION Baptism is an unrepeatable sacrament of entry into the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, of which the Methodist Church

More information

The Parish Eucharist. at St Matthew s Perry Beeches

The Parish Eucharist. at St Matthew s Perry Beeches The Parish Eucharist at St Matthew s Perry Beeches Gathering and Preparation The Lord be with you And also with you Prayer of Confession God our Father, long-suffering, full of grace and truth, You create

More information

May almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and bring us to everlasting life. Amen.

May almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and bring us to everlasting life. Amen. OUTLINE OF THE CATHOLIC MASS THE INTRODUCTORY RITES GREETING Priest: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. ~ or Grace to you and

More information

Excerpts from the Order of Mass The People s Parts

Excerpts from the Order of Mass The People s Parts Excerpts from the Order of Mass The People s Parts Roman Missal 1973 (Current Text) The Order of Mass 2010 Introductory Rites Greeting In the name of the Father, and of the Son, + and of the Holy Spirit.

More information

FAMILY COMMUNION LITURGY Gathering

FAMILY COMMUNION LITURGY Gathering FAMILY COMMUNION LITURGY Gathering People Sing: Uyai mose/come, all you people (eventually Where Two or Three ) Leader: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Leader: Family of God, the Lord

More information

If there are very many candidates, they are not called by name, but simply take a suitable place before the bishop.

If there are very many candidates, they are not called by name, but simply take a suitable place before the bishop. Chapter 1: Rite of Confirmation Within Mass Liturgy of the Word 20. The liturgy of the word is celebrated in the ordinary way. The readings may be taken in whole or in part from the Mass of the day or

More information

We Celebrate the Sacrifice of Love: The Mass

We Celebrate the Sacrifice of Love: The Mass We Celebrate the Sacrifice of Love: The Mass IMAGE OF GOD SERIES IMAGE OF GOD, INC. CRYSTAL, MN 55428 IGNATIUS PRESS SAN FRANCISCO MassBookletFinal.indd 1 7/25/2011 11:31:40 AM Nihil obstat: Imprimatur:

More information

Baptism as a part of a regular worship service

Baptism as a part of a regular worship service Baptism as a part of a regular worship service Baptism as a part of a regular worship service When a baptism is conducted within a worship service of a congregation, items presented here are incorporated

More information

THE NEW ROMAN MISSAL

THE NEW ROMAN MISSAL GREETING INTRODUCTION TO THE PENITENTIAL ACT Priest: As we prepare to celebrate the mystery of Christ s love, let us acknowledge our failures and ask the Lord for pardon and strength. PENITENTIAL ACT (FORM

More information

THE HOLY BAPTISM THE SERVICE OF BAPTISM

THE HOLY BAPTISM THE SERVICE OF BAPTISM THE HOLY BAPTISM + The same form of service is prescribed whether the person to be baptised is a child or an adult. When it is a child being baptised, the priest shall ask what name it is to be given.

More information

RITE OF CONFIRMATION RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL PROMISES

RITE OF CONFIRMATION RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL PROMISES RITE OF CONFIRMATION RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL PROMISES After the Homily, an appropriate minister (DRE, CRE, Youth Minister, etc.) invites the Confirmation candidates. If possible, each candidate is called

More information

Who? The Elect: those preparing to celebrate Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil.

Who? The Elect: those preparing to celebrate Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil. Presentations of the Creed and the Lord s Prayer Who? The Elect: those preparing to celebrate Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil. Purpose Now that the elect have completed the catechumenate

More information

Children s Liturgy of the Word

Children s Liturgy of the Word Children s Liturgy of the Word Have you ever been invited to someone s home for a meal and they have spent the whole time running around, fussing and you did not really get the time just to be with them

More information

Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant

Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant Gathering SENTENCES OF SCRIPTURE There is one body and one Spirit, Eph. 4:4-6 just as you were called to the one hope of your calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism,

More information

CELEBRATION OF THE LITURGY OF THE WORD 1 [With or without Holy Communion]

CELEBRATION OF THE LITURGY OF THE WORD 1 [With or without Holy Communion] SUNDAY CELEBRATIONS IN THE ABSENCE OF A PRIEST CELEBRATION OF THE LITURGY OF THE WORD 1 [With or without Holy Communion] INTRODUCTORY RITES 2 186. The celebration begins without a procession. The deacon

More information

Common Worship The Eucharist Ordinary Time

Common Worship The Eucharist Ordinary Time Common Worship The Eucharist Ordinary Time Order One (Modern Language) Welcome to this service. Baptised communicant members of all Christian churches are welcome to receive Communion in the Church of

More information

The order of Baptism when placed within the Principal Service

The order of Baptism when placed within the Principal Service The order of Baptism when placed within the Principal Service 1 The order of Baptism when placed within the Principal Service From The Service Book for the Church of Norway 2011 Authorised by the General

More information

Gathering to Worship God

Gathering to Worship God A Service of the Word [with Holy Communion] for the Weekend of Prayer for the Church and the World: 7-9 September 2012 Gathering to Worship God Let us worship God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Lord

More information

Blessing Over Baptismal Water

Blessing Over Baptismal Water Blessing Over Baptismal Water (Rite of Baptism #54) Father, you give us grace through sacramental signs, which tell us of the wonders of your unseen power. In baptism we use your gift of water, which you

More information

(from St Matthew s Church, Overseal based on Common Worship and the new Methodist Worship Book)

(from St Matthew s Church, Overseal based on Common Worship and the new Methodist Worship Book) A Joint Anglican/Methodist Service of Baptism and Confirmation (from St Matthew s Church, Overseal based on Common Worship and the new Methodist Worship Book) If there is no Baptism, the sections in red

More information

Grade 6: Following Christ (Revised Edition references)

Grade 6: Following Christ (Revised Edition references) Following Christ Grade Six A chapter by chapter listing Revised Edition texts that will be impacted by the new translation of The Roman Missal Faith and Life Series Grade 6: Following Christ (Revised Edition

More information

!!!! Reviewed by Office of Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Newark! August, 2013!

!!!! Reviewed by Office of Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Newark! August, 2013! My Mass Book Reviewed by Office of Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Newark August, 2013 I hope My Mass Book helps you to follow and participate in the Mass. A description of the layout and format of the

More information

2. Appropriate sentences of Scripture or this call to confession are read. The minister says

2. Appropriate sentences of Scripture or this call to confession are read. The minister says SAMPLE SERVICES We have provided two sample services for your interest prior to the launch. These are the first form of Prayer Praise and Proclamation and the second form of the Lord s Supper (version

More information

Holy Baptism. John The Liturgy of the Word At the end the reader may say This is the word of the Lord. All Thanks be to God.

Holy Baptism. John The Liturgy of the Word At the end the reader may say This is the word of the Lord. All Thanks be to God. Holy Baptism Pastoral Introduction This may be read by those present before the service begins. Baptism marks the beginning of a journey with God which continues for the rest of our lives, the first step

More information

COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH PART ONE THE PROFESSION OF FAITH COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Section One: "I Believe" "We Believe" Chapter One: Man's Capacity

More information

GOING TO MASS. St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church. Acknowledgements. Sponsored by the. Thank you for the volunteers in the pictures.

GOING TO MASS. St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church. Acknowledgements. Sponsored by the. Thank you for the volunteers in the pictures. Acknowledgements GOING TO MASS Sponsored by the Office for Ministry with Persons with Disabilities, Catholic Life & Evangelization Diocese of Allentown Director, Sr. Janice Marie Johnson, R.S.M. Parish

More information

Holy Baptism. This service is adapted from APBA pages Hymns may be included in the service at appropriate places.

Holy Baptism. This service is adapted from APBA pages Hymns may be included in the service at appropriate places. 1 The priest says Holy Baptism IN MORNING AND EVENING PRAYER prepared by the Liturgy Commission of General Synod, October 2009, for trial use under section 4 of the Constitution where the diocesan bishop

More information

The Great Commandment

The Great Commandment Sunday, March 6, 2016, 9:00am The Great Commandment Welcome to worship today! If you re new here, please feel free to fill out a Welcome card so we can get to know one another. + Indicates the congregation

More information

Schedule 3 Alternative Great Thanksgivings Alternative Great Thanksgiving A (alternative to Thanksgiving of the People of God)

Schedule 3 Alternative Great Thanksgivings Alternative Great Thanksgiving A (alternative to Thanksgiving of the People of God) The Lord is here. God s Spirit is with us. Lift up your hearts. We lift them to the Lord. Schedule 3 Alternative Great Thanksgivings Alternative Great Thanksgiving A (alternative to Thanksgiving of the

More information

Sign of the Cross. 5 - Seven Sacraments. Thank you prayer Angel of God Grace before Meals. 6 - Nicene Creed. 7 - Beatitudes 1 - Hail Mary Glory Be

Sign of the Cross. 5 - Seven Sacraments. Thank you prayer Angel of God Grace before Meals. 6 - Nicene Creed. 7 - Beatitudes 1 - Hail Mary Glory Be (Lettrhd) Prayers and Major Concepts of the Catholic Religion Below is a list of prayers students need to learn at the appropriate grade level. Although people can and should pray in whatever way they

More information

THE HOLY COMMUNION, also called the LORD S SUPPER or the EUCHARIST for situations when children are present

THE HOLY COMMUNION, also called the LORD S SUPPER or the EUCHARIST for situations when children are present THE HOLY COMMUNION, also called the LORD S SUPPER or the EUCHARIST for situations when children are present prepared by the Liturgy Commission for trial use under Section 4 of the Constitution Notes: 1.

More information

Q3: CREDO CHALLENGE: Write a song or poem about who you think Jesus is and why Jesus is significant. Bring with you to small group.

Q3: CREDO CHALLENGE: Write a song or poem about who you think Jesus is and why Jesus is significant. Bring with you to small group. Student Lesson 1.3 Who Is Jesus? If you ask any famous historian or theologian they will say that Jesus life on earth was unique. Books that are not even in our Bible talk about the influence of him as

More information

Eucharist At Home Ritual Preparation (1 8)

Eucharist At Home Ritual Preparation (1 8) Page 1 Eucharist Eucharist Chapter One We Belong (1) where you will gather, place a white cloth (a tablecloth, towel, or pillowcase will work). and a Bible opened to John 15:1 17. If you have the Songs

More information

Stories of Christmas Psalms Tell About Jesus - Exaltation Psalms

Stories of Christmas Psalms Tell About Jesus - Exaltation Psalms Psalms Opening Gathering: Today s Focus: Key Verses: What evidences have you seen that Jesus is God? Hundreds of years before Jesus came, God revealed how He would exalt the Messiah to His right hand by

More information

A Guide to Services of Holy Baptism

A Guide to Services of Holy Baptism A Guide to Services of Holy Baptism Grace and peace to you from our Lord Jesus Christ! Baptism is an important and sacramental moment in the Christian faith and life, and we are happy that you have chosen

More information

our family service We are all one in Jesus Christ and children of the same heavenly father

our family service We are all one in Jesus Christ and children of the same heavenly father our family service We are all one in Jesus Christ and children of the same heavenly father Welcome! FOURTH Sunday each month at 10.00 am You are very welcome to Saint Mary s, the Parish Church of West

More information

Lesson 8: Easter: Easter

Lesson 8: Easter: Easter Lesson 8: Easter: Lesson 8 Easter Take 10 minutes to reflect on the following introduction to this lesson. Background for the Catechist Reflection/Doctrinal Reference O truly blessed Night, sings the Exsultet

More information

Evangelical Lutheran Worship Prayer Book for the Armed Services

Evangelical Lutheran Worship Prayer Book for the Armed Services Evangelical Lutheran Worship Prayer Book for the Armed Services For Chaplains and Other Military Personnel Published by Augsburg Fortress Evangelical Lutheran Worship Prayer Book for the Armed Services

More information

C O M M O N P R A Y E R F A L L

C O M M O N P R A Y E R F A L L COMMON PRAYER FALL 2016 A LITURGY FOR MORNING PRAYER BECOME AWARE OF GOD S PRESENCE ALMIGHTY GOD, FATHER, SON, AND HOLY SPIRIT, THE BIBLE SAYS YOU ARE THE ONE WHO HOLDS OUR SOULS IN LIFE (PS. 66:8), WHICH

More information

LYRICS OF THE ORDINARY MASS

LYRICS OF THE ORDINARY MASS LYRICS OF THE ORDINARY MASS PENITENTIAL RITE PRAYER I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and in

More information

Explaining the history of the Roman Missal

Explaining the history of the Roman Missal The Roman Missal, Third Edition, is the new ritual text containing prayers and instructions for the celebration of the Mass, It will be implemented in the United States of America on the First Sunday of

More information

Order for the Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Order for the Sacrament of Holy Baptism Order for the Sacrament of Holy Baptism March 27, 2014 Baptism should be administered as part of the Eucharist on a Sunday or other Feast Day. The most appropriate days for Baptism are the Easter Vigil,

More information

THE RITE OF CONFIRMATION WITHIN MASS AS ADAPTED FOR USE IN THE DIOCESE OF LANSING INTRODUCTION

THE RITE OF CONFIRMATION WITHIN MASS AS ADAPTED FOR USE IN THE DIOCESE OF LANSING INTRODUCTION THE RITE OF CONFIRMATION WITHIN MASS AS ADAPTED FOR USE IN THE DIOCESE OF LANSING INTRODUCTION On the following pages, one will find the ritual text for the Rite of Confirmation within Mass. 1 It is provided

More information

Handouts for Trinity Sunday Session

Handouts for Trinity Sunday Session Handouts for Trinity Sunday Session 1. Opening Prayer 2. Nicene Creed 3. Picture Preference Tally 4. Family: A Sign of the Trinity 5. Families Are 6. Trinity Gospel Year B 7. The Trinity in John 8. Closing

More information

THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM

THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM Introduction This little booklet is intended for parents who desire to present their child for the Sacrament of Christian Baptism. Jesus said, "Let the little children come to

More information

Confirmation. Traditional Catholic Prayers

Confirmation. Traditional Catholic Prayers Confirmation Traditional Catholic Prayers EP & AH 9/18/2012 1 The Apostles Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son Our Lord, Who was

More information

We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 9. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 9. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. We Believe Grade 3, Chapter 8 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. The Church is one community called together by God. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice

More information

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM PLEASE LEAVE THIS BOOKLET IN THE CHURCH. Thankyou

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM PLEASE LEAVE THIS BOOKLET IN THE CHURCH. Thankyou SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM PLEASE LEAVE THIS BOOKLET IN THE CHURCH Thankyou Baptism is a community ritual, please join in. RECEPTION OF THE CHILD The people may sing a psalm or hymn while the celebrating priest

More information

Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed

Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed The purpose of these program worksheets is to provide a format for casual conversation between sponsors and confirmands.

More information

Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed

Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed Confirmation Creed Worksheet For Confirmands and Sponsors Based on the Apostles Creed The purpose of these program worksheets is to provide a format for casual conversation between sponsors and confirmands.

More information

The Parish Eucharist. St Matthew s Perry Beeches. Prayer which may be used before the service:

The Parish Eucharist. St Matthew s Perry Beeches. Prayer which may be used before the service: The Parish Eucharist St Matthew s Perry Beeches Prayer which may be used before the service: Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hidden: cleanse the

More information

Closing Prayer. Pass around the bread. Ask each person to break off a chunk of bread and say: Thank you God, Bread of Life.

Closing Prayer. Pass around the bread. Ask each person to break off a chunk of bread and say: Thank you God, Bread of Life. Closing Prayer During the meal Jesus took some bread in his hands. He blessed the bread and broke it. Then he gave it to his disciples and said, Take this and eat it. This is my body. Pass around the bread.

More information

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE THE PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, UPPER TWICKENHAM OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE PARISH MASS 2 ENTRANCE HYMN R ejoice, the Lord is King! Your Lord and King adore; Mortals give thanks and sing,

More information

PRESIDER S TEXT: OPENING PRAYER

PRESIDER S TEXT: OPENING PRAYER PRESIDER S TEXT: OPENING PRAYER INTRODUCTORY RITE HYMN As We Gather at Your Table GREETING In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. The Lord be with you. And also with you. INTRODUCTION

More information

Family Prayer. The Reading and the Collect may be read by one person, and the other parts said in unison, or in some other convenient manner.

Family Prayer. The Reading and the Collect may be read by one person, and the other parts said in unison, or in some other convenient manner. Family Prayer These devotions follow the basic structure of the Daily Office of the Church and are particularly appropriate for families with young children. The Reading and the Collect may be read by

More information

Easter Season Joyful Liturgy of the Word

Easter Season Joyful Liturgy of the Word Easter Season Joyful Liturgy of the Word Notes Liturgical colours for the Easter season are white or gold. Celebrations in Easter season should focus on the gift of new life in Christ Jesus. Easter season

More information

The minister says If we confess our sins, God is faithful and just and will forgive our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Thanks be to Go

The minister says If we confess our sins, God is faithful and just and will forgive our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Thanks be to Go On the night that he was betrayed he took bread; and when he had given you thanks, he broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, 'Take, eat. This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance

More information

Holy Baptism. 2 A Sentence of Scripture appropriate to the day or the occasion may be read, or the following dialogue used.

Holy Baptism. 2 A Sentence of Scripture appropriate to the day or the occasion may be read, or the following dialogue used. Holy Baptism IN HOLY COMMUNION prepared by the Liturgy Commission of General Synod, October 2009, for trial use under section 4 of the Constitution where the diocesan bishop authorises it. This service

More information

AFFIRMATIONS OF FAITH SUITABLE FOR THE SEASONS OF THE CHURCH YEAR

AFFIRMATIONS OF FAITH SUITABLE FOR THE SEASONS OF THE CHURCH YEAR AFFIRMATIONS OF FAITH SUITABLE FOR THE SEASONS OF THE CHURCH YEAR For Advent and Lent Jesus Christ is Lord (Uniting in Worship People s Book - page 128) We believe in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in

More information

Rite of Baptism for Children

Rite of Baptism for Children Rite of Baptism for Children Reception of the Child (The Proclaimer will read the introduction to the Liturgy, concluding with a welcome to the family of the person who is being baptized and an invitation

More information

"Everlasting Light" by David Eck. A setting of Holy Communion for Advent and Christmas, based on carols of the season.

Everlasting Light by David Eck. A setting of Holy Communion for Advent and Christmas, based on carols of the season. "Everlasting Light" by David Eck A setting of Holy Communion for Advent and Christmas, based on carols of the season. Prelude Gathering Invocation [Three pillar candles on the altar are lit as the following

More information

April 19, 2015 Huddle Leader s Guide Knowing God God the Holy Spirit

April 19, 2015 Huddle Leader s Guide Knowing God God the Holy Spirit April 19, 2015 Huddle Leader s Guide Knowing God God the Holy Spirit SCHEDULE FOR THE MORNING: 9/10:30 Begin in the Sanctuary 9:15/10:45 Move to Horton Hall 9:15-9:25/10:45-10:55 Attendance, nametags and

More information

Holy Communion Outside of Mass

Holy Communion Outside of Mass Holy Communion Outside of Mass (Deacon; Presider) Diocese of Bismarck Introductory Rites...1 Greeting Penitential Act (three options) Option A invitation, Confiteor, conclusion Option B invitation, prayer

More information

Luther Park Bible Camp

Luther Park Bible Camp Why come to Bible camp? Luther Park is a place that is set away from the world. It is a place where we can explore faith through games, songs, and conversations. Luther Park is an intentional community

More information

Rite of Baptism. Celebrant: What name have you given your child?

Rite of Baptism. Celebrant: What name have you given your child? Rite of Baptism If possible, baptism should take place on Sunday, the day on which the Church celebrates the paschal mystery. It should be conferred in a communal celebration in the presence of the faithful,

More information

Eucharistic Prayer for Masses with Children III

Eucharistic Prayer for Masses with Children III Eucharistic Prayer for Masses with Children III Outside the Easter Season Using the New Translation of the Roman Missal The priest begins the Eucharistic Prayer. With hands extended he sings (or says):

More information

The Call to Assemble and Response to the Call (Calling the Names of Communion and Ecumenical Groups Gathered)

The Call to Assemble and Response to the Call (Calling the Names of Communion and Ecumenical Groups Gathered) Introductory and Penitential Rites Processional Hymn of Praise CHURCHES UNITING IN CHRIST LITURGY (Revised for Local and Regional Worship Services) (from the National Act of Worship Inaugurating Churches

More information

Our Heavenly Father. Grade One. Faith and Life Series

Our Heavenly Father. Grade One. Faith and Life Series Our Heavenly Father Grade One A chapter by chapter listing Revised Edition texts that will be impacted by the new translation of The Roman Missal Faith and Life Series Grade 1: Our Heavenly Father (Revised

More information

Music Sunday Suggested Readings and Liturgical Resources

Music Sunday Suggested Readings and Liturgical Resources Music Sunday Suggested Readings and Liturgical Resources READINGS The following readings are suggested for a service on Music Sunday. Remember that, for a service of Holy Communion, a Gospel reading must

More information

[45] FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER C

[45] FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER C [45] FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER C FIRST READING We are now turning to the Gentiles. A reading from the Acts of the Apostles 13:43-44, 47-48 After the Sabbath service, many Jews and a lot of Gentiles who worshiped

More information

What Catholics Believe. Tracy Edmonds, September 2015

What Catholics Believe. Tracy Edmonds, September 2015 * What Catholics Believe Tracy Edmonds, September 2015 Jesus The Good Shepherd John 10:14-15 I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father.

More information

Child s Name Baptism SACRED HEART PARISH MUNDARING. Fr. Dom Savio, Celebrant DAY DATE & YEAR TIME

Child s Name Baptism SACRED HEART PARISH MUNDARING. Fr. Dom Savio, Celebrant DAY DATE & YEAR TIME SACRED HEART PARISH MUNDARING Child s Name Baptism Sacred Heart Parish Mundaring 200 Coolgardie St., Mundaring 6073 www.sacredheartmundaring.com.au (08) 9295-1059 Fr. Dom Savio, Celebrant DAY DATE & YEAR

More information

First Sunday of the Month

First Sunday of the Month First Sunday of the Month We praise you Lord for your greatness, We praise you for your creation. Thank you for the life and joy you give us. Thank you for giving us all we need. Thank you especially for

More information

St Mark s Church. A Service of Holy Communion for Lent and Passiontide

St Mark s Church. A Service of Holy Communion for Lent and Passiontide St Mark s Church A Service of Holy Communion for Lent and Passiontide Sunday 16 March 2014 Welcome Introduction Opening Verse of Scripture Philippians 2:9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place

More information

THE MASS-LITURGY OF THE WORD

THE MASS-LITURGY OF THE WORD THE MASS-LITURGY OF THE WORD The Mass consists of four main sections. They are: Introductory Rites; ; Liturgy of the Eucharist and; Concluding Rites April 26, 2015 During this part of the Mass, the Word

More information

God of Wonders. Lord of all creation Of water, earth and sky Heavens are your tabernacle Glory to the Lord on high

God of Wonders. Lord of all creation Of water, earth and sky Heavens are your tabernacle Glory to the Lord on high God of Wonders Lord of all creation Of water, earth and sky Heavens are your tabernacle Glory to the Lord on high God of wonders beyond our galaxy You are holy, holy The universe declares your majesty

More information

Closing Liturgy. Celebration of the Eucharist

Closing Liturgy. Celebration of the Eucharist Closing Liturgy Celebration of the Eucharist Opening Hymn - Our God is here: Greeting: In the name of the Creator, and of the Redeemer, and of the Sanctifier. Amen. The grace of Jesus Christ and the love

More information

We Prepare for Worship

We Prepare for Worship Welcome and Announcements Lighting the Christ Candle KILDONAN UNITED CHURCH Week #44 June 9, 2013 Proper 5 We Prepare for Worship The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those w ho are

More information

DAILY MORNING PRAYER

DAILY MORNING PRAYER DAILY MORNING PRAYER Be joyful in the Lord, all you lands; Serve the Lord with gladness, and come before his presence with a song. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: As it was

More information

RITE OF CONFIRMATION LITURGY PREPARATION GUIDE Diocese of Fairbanks Revised 2014

RITE OF CONFIRMATION LITURGY PREPARATION GUIDE Diocese of Fairbanks Revised 2014 RITE OF CONFIRMATION LITURGY PREPARATION GUIDE Diocese of Fairbanks Revised 2014 Parish Address Contact Person Email Phone Date of Celebration Time Vestment color (see Guidelines) Number of Confirmandi

More information

ARTICLES OF FAITH. 1) Discuss the Ten Commandments and the role they play in our lives.

ARTICLES OF FAITH. 1) Discuss the Ten Commandments and the role they play in our lives. ARTICLES OF FAITH (student) Class Objective for Articles of Faith 1) Discuss the Ten Commandments and the role they play in our lives. 2) Explore the three articles of the Apostles Creed; God the Father,

More information

Prayers to Know by Heart

Prayers to Know by Heart Prayers to Know by Heart Sign of the Cross In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Our Father Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; Thy kingdom come, thy will

More information

THE NEW ROMAN MISSAL- MASS BOOK HOLY EUCHARIST - PEOPLE S RESPONSES

THE NEW ROMAN MISSAL- MASS BOOK HOLY EUCHARIST - PEOPLE S RESPONSES THE NEW ROMAN MISSAL- MASS BOOK HOLY EUCHARIST - PEOPLE S RESPONSES A. THE INTRODUCTORY RITES 1. Entrance Hymn (All stand and sing) 2. The Greeting Priest: In the name of the Father, and of the Son and

More information

St. Monica School. Making God Known, Loved & Served

St. Monica School. Making God Known, Loved & Served St. Monica School St. Monica Parish Worship Aide 2014 2015 St. Monica School Making God Known, Loved & Served Entrance Song: The purpose of this song is to open the celebration, intensify the unity of

More information

The Holy Eucharist. Y Cymun Bendigaid. The Parish of Pentyrch

The Holy Eucharist. Y Cymun Bendigaid. The Parish of Pentyrch The Holy Eucharist Y Cymun Bendigaid The Parish of Pentyrch 1 A very warm welcome to you all Below are some prayers which you may find helpful as you prepare for the service. Lord Christ, who said, Do

More information

Order for the Blessing of Those Appointed as Lay Ministers (Adapted)

Order for the Blessing of Those Appointed as Lay Ministers (Adapted) Order for the Blessing of Those Appointed as Lay Ministers (Adapted) INTRODUCTION A suitable celebration of the word of God or a Eucharistic celebration, as provided in this chapter, is the preferable

More information

GOD LOVES ME! CALLING CHILDREN TO FAITH THROUGH SONG

GOD LOVES ME! CALLING CHILDREN TO FAITH THROUGH SONG GOD LOVES ME! CALLING CHILDREN TO FAITH THROUGH SONG JOHN BURLAND GATHERED AS ONE (LTMYW, MPC) Refrain Gathered as one united we stand Your chosen people here in this land Gathered to hear the Word of

More information

SOLEMNITY O F O U R L O R D J E S U S C H R I S T, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

SOLEMNITY O F O U R L O R D J E S U S C H R I S T, KING OF THE UNIVERSE SOLEMNITY O F O U R L O R D J E S U S C H R I S T, KING OF THE UNIVERSE HOLY MASS CELEBRATION OF THE CLOSING OF THE YEAR OF FAITH SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2013 THE INTRODUCTORY RITES Before the start of Holy

More information

Lesson. Jesus Christ

Lesson. Jesus Christ Lesson 5 Jesus Christ Yes, of course I believe in Jesus Christ, said my new friend. He was a great prophet, a man sent from God who gave us many teachings that we should follow. That s wonderful, I replied,

More information

15 TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

15 TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN Our Cathedral family extends a warm welcome to all visitors and guests. 15 TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JULY 10, 2016 PRELUDE Rhosymedre Ralph

More information

God Is the Giver of Gifts

God Is the Giver of Gifts 1 God Is the Giver of Gifts Keep these ideas in mind as you study Chapter 1. God made everything. God made us. page 4 All creation is a gift from God. He loves us very much. page 4 God is Father, Son,

More information