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*May 20, 24 and 27

       Online and In-Person:  Angels, Archangels, Guardian Angels

        Current Events in Religion; Papal Infallibility; Q&A, Evaluation


*May 13 and 17

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Damien of Molokai, Saint Marianne Cope

        Vices and Virtues: Seven Deadly Sins

         Sacrament of the Sick (Extreme Unction)


* May 6 and 10

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Christopher, “Saint Guinefort”

          Sacrament of Matrimony


*April 29 and May 3

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Stephen, Saint Maria Goretti

          Orders of Religious life, Religious and Secular

           Skateboarding Franciscans


*April 22 and 26

       Online and In-Person:  Saints Louis Martin and Marie-Azélie Guérin,

       Saint Thérèse of Lisieux      Catholic Clergy and Religious

   Assignment: write down 3 things you are good at and 3 things you enjoy doing


*April 15 & 19

       Online and In-Person:  Noah, Jonah; Confirmation; Pentecost


*April 8 & 12

       Online and In-Person:  Daniel the Prophet, Susanna and the Elders

         Jesus after the Resurrection:  John: 20-21



*March 22 & 25

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein),

            Saint Maximilian Kolbe.     Racism and hatred are deadly sins.

            Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter   



*March 18

         Online:  Queen Esther, King David

              Psalms and Proverbs:  Psalm 23, Psalm 130     Proverbs of Solomon


*March 11, 12 and 15

       Online and In-Person:  Saints Perpetua and Felicity, Saint Patrick

            Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16)

            Miracles:  Jesus Feeds Five Thousand, Walks on Water (John 6:1-21)

            Stations of the Cross   


*March 4 and 8

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Eligius, Saint Katharine Drexel

                Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector (Luke 18:9-14)

                Jesus Cures the Centurion’s Servant (Matthew 8:5-13)

                 Confession Process Review


*February 25 and March 1

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Augustine of Hippo, Saint Monica,

                                              Saint Ignatius Loyola

               Works of Mercy, Spiritual and Corporal


                Lent:  What can you do?


*February 11 and 22

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Clare of Assisi, Saint Isidore of Seville

           Communicating with God:  Prayer and Technology

            Alphabet of Gratitude - Franciscan Media

            Parables - The Lost Son (Luke 15: 11-32)


*February 4 and 8

       Online and In-Person:  Saint ValentineRuth, Naomi and Boaz

        Beatitudes (Matthew 5: 3-12)

        Parables - The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

        Lent:   What can we do for other people? 

  Assignment: choose three things you might like to do for Lent this year.


*January 28 and February 1

       Online and In-Person:  Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Native American, Patron of Ecology

               Saint Josephine Bakhita;

               -Ten Commandments, Beatitudes, Precepts of the Church - Scenarios

               -Greatest Commandment

               -Lent Begins February 17!  Lent Resources, Creative Lent Ideas


*January 21 and 25

       Online and In-Person: Saint Peter (Simon,) Saint Paul (Saul)

              -Rules:  What rules do we follow?

              -Ten Commandments, Beatitudes, Precepts of the Church

              -Greatest Commandment


*January 11 and 14

       Online and In-Person:  Saint André Bessette, Blessed Laura Vicuña

              -Habits:  what bad and good habits do we have?

              -Prayer Habits: Morning Offering, Meditation, Act of Contrition

              -Ten Commandments, Beatitudes



*January 4 and 7

       Online and In-Person:  Christmas, Annunciation and Gabriel, Holy Family

               and Saint Joseph

             -Matthew 1:18 - 2:23, Luke 2 - The Christmas Story

             -Frankincense and Myrrh

             -Christmas Traditions, Old and New

             -Holidays: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Solemnity of Mary, Holy Family,

               Holy Innocents, Presentation, Epiphany

             -In-Person: Time Capsule Letter


*December 10 and 14

       Online and In-Person:  Advent, Liturgical Year, Heaven and Hell

          Saint Juan Diego, Saint Lucy, Saint Nicholas

          -Liturgical Year

          -Heaven and Hell

  Assignment:  Draw a picture or describe in words:  What is heaven like?


*November 30 and December 3

     Online and In-Person:  Advent, Mass History, Liturgy of the Word

          Saint John XXIII and Isaiah the Prophet          

           -Advent - Secret Saint!

           -History of the Mass - Last Supper, Tridentine, Vatican II

           -Liturgy of the Word Vocabulary

 Assignment: Pray each day for your Secret Saint


*November 19 and 23

     Online and In-Person:  Review of 1Q Lessons

       Vocabulary - First Quarter

       Faith - Belief in God

       Trinity:  God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit

       Saints and Angels

       Bible:  73 Books, Old and New Testaments

       Evangelists wrote the Four Gospels:  Matthew, Mark, Luke & John

       Prayer is conversation with God

       Sacraments - Seven special connections with God

       Baptism - First sacrament, only received once

       Profession of Faith - part of Baptism, every Mass; what we believe

Assignment:  Think about what you could do to help others      



*November 12 and 16

     Online and In-Person:

         -Saint John the Baptist and Saint Teresa of Calcutta

         -Symbols and Sacraments - Sacrament Overview


Assignment:  Find out which sacraments you have already received,

and when and where you received them (ask parents!)  Who are your Godparents?



*November 5 and 9

    Online and In-Person:

    -Adam and Eve story   (Genesis 2-4)

    -Literal Interpretation of the Bible

    -Miraculous Medal - Mary Crushes Serpent (devil)

Assignment:  Christian Symbols worksheet - Online or In-Person


*October 29 and November 2

    Online and In-Person:

       -Moses, Mary Magdalene

       -Superstitions!  Halloween, All Saints, All Souls

       -Profession of Faith - Apostle’s Creed


           -List five more superstitions (other than the ones we talked about) and

             send the list to me (take a photo of your notes)


*October 22 and 26

    Online and In-Person:

      -Holy Trinity

      -Mother Mary Teresa Tallon, Blessed Stanley Rother

     -Sainthood, martyrs, canonization; Blessed, Servant of God


          -Read I Saw Jesus Today and write three sentences about it.



*October 15 and 19

   Online and In-Person:

     -Evangelists:  Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

     -Bible:  Old and New Testaments, Four Gospels = Good News

     -Prayers:  formal, informal, action, meditation

     -Structure of prayers:  Greeting, Thanks, Ask

     -Our Father (Mt 6:9-13, Lk 11:2-4) Hail Mary (Lk 1:28, 42)


          -Read beginning of each Gospel and write what it is about

          -Write an informal prayer, from you to God

          -Catch up any assignments from last week


*October 8, Online

    -Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Michael the Archangel

    -Saints and angels, patron saints

    -Review Mass attendance, assignments process

    -Review “favorites” and add a few more

    -Who is God?  Discussion.  Moses, Elijah


           -Draw a picture of God

           -Make a list of prayers you know from memory

           -Updated Favorites Profile


*October 1 and  October 5, 2020

   Online and In-Person:

     -Get acquainted, overview of the course

     -Solve any technical or other issues

     -Book exploration



         -Read Genesis 1:1 and Revelations 22 and Epilogue.  Take notes about what you

         think of these two passages.

         -Email me photos of your Favorites Profile, and your Bible notes  (2 photos)

   In Person:  Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Michael the Archangel


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