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(1) Write on the top left-hand side of the chalkboard or on newsprint the words “Love God above all” and on the top right-hand side, “Love neighbors as yourself.” (2) Help students write questions for an examination of conscience by thinking of ways a person their age typically disobeys the Commandments. For example, a question for the  rst part might be, “Did I miss Sunday Mass?” and for the second, “Did I speak unkindly to someone?” (3) When the list is complete, let each person choose a di erent question to illustrate. (4) Distribute crayons or markers and drawing paper to students, and let them create pages for a handmade book to be called, “A Young Person’s Examination of Conscience.” (5) Arrange the completed artwork into pages of a book, or use the artwork for a bulletin board display.9. What Happens in the Anointing of the Sick?page 24(1) Read aloud James 5:14-15 to illustrate how and why this sacrament was part of the life of the early Church. (2)  en read aloud Matthew 9:1-8 to show Jesus healing someone and forgiv- ing his sins. (3) Point out that whenever Jesus healed a person physically, it was a sign of his desire and power to heal a person spiritually, too. Both kinds of healing are part of the Anointing of the Sick.Tell about a time you personally received this sacrament or wit- nessed someone else receiving it. What di erence did the sacra- ment make? In what ways did it strengthen you or the person you knew who received it?10. What Are Sacraments at the Service of Communion? page 24Encourage students to give examples from their own experience of ways in which their pastor and their parents build up Church.11. What Happens in the Sacrament of Holy Orders? page 25(1) Diagram at the board or on newsprint a kind of “ ow chart.” Write the name of the present pope and the Diocese of Rome in a box at the top of the chart. Under that box, write the name of your bishop and your diocese or archdiocese in another box. Under that box, write all the pastors and parishes in your city or county in boxes. For this information, see the website of your diocese or archdiocese. 2) Have students copy the diagram on drawing paper and make it more interesting by including color, shading, decora- tive borders and symbols, and so on.If there are any deacons in your area, invite one to come and speak to your class about why he wanted to become a deacon. Also have him describe a typical week in his life as a deacon.12. What Happens in the Sacrament of Matrimony?page 26Show students wedding pictures of you and your spouse (if applicable) or of a couple you know. Ahead of time, select photos to show the role of the priest, the wedding couple, the witnesses, and the congregation. If possible, also show a copy of the couple’s wedding certi cate.Going hour by hour throughout the day, ask students to write about a typical Sunday in their homes.  ey are to highlight the ways their family members pray together and serve one another.ReviewQuick Quiz, pages 27-281. By being present in the Eucharist, and by sending the HolySpirit to live in and among us.2. In the person of the priest; in the readings from Scripture; inthe people; and especially in the Eucharist3.  e Annunciation, Christmas, Holy  ursday, Good Friday,Easter, Ascension, Pentecost4.  e intention to bring someone into the Church; the use ofwater; speaking the words of Baptism.5.  e anointing with Sacred Chrism, the laying on of thebishop’s hand, “Be sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit.”6. Bread made from wheat, and wine made from grapes, “ isis my Body, which will be given up for you....  is is the chal-ice of my Blood....”7.  e Sacrament of Reconciliation (1) restores the sinner’sbroken relationship with God; (2) restores the sinner’s broken relationship with the Church; (3) ensures the sin- ner’s salvation from eternal punishment; (4) gives the sinner peace of mind; (5) gives the sinner joy in Christ; (6) increases the sinner’s spiritual strength.8. For those who receive it, the Anointing of the Sick (1) unites their su erings with those of Christ; (2) brings them strength, peace, and courage in their su ering; (3) brings forgiveness of sins; (4) restores their health if that is best of ensure their eternal salvation; (5) prepares them for death if that is best to ensure their eternal salvation.9. Answers will vary.10. Answers will vary.11.  e bride and groom administer the sacrament to eachother with their wedding vows. A priest or deacon receives the vows in the name of the Church and o ers the Church’s blessing.  e witnesses verify that the vows have been made. Friends and family help the wedding couple keep their vows through their support and prayers.Follow Jesus1. What Is the Moral Law? page 30(1) Brainstorm with students a selection of proverbsand sayings, such as “Honesty is the best policy” and “ e family that prays together stays together.” (2) After you have recorded students’ ideas on the board or on newsprint, discuss how some or all of them relate to the Ten Commandments or some other part of the moral law.2. What Makes a Well-Formed Conscience? page 30 Illustrate the steps of informing one’s conscience by doing the following. (1) Read to students James 3:3-10; then ask themto talk over this passage with God for one or two minutes inthe silence of their own hearts. (2) Have students share times when they or someone they know has been hurt by the words of another.10


































































































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