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Father. In using this word, Jesus shows us just how much of a reformer he was. Jews of Jesus’ time did not address God in such familiar terms. God’s awesome majesty did not permit such informality. Yet here is Jesus, God’s Son, inviting his fol- lowers to address God as their parent. It was something new in religion. It encourages people to have a warm relationship with the Creator and Sustainer of the universe. It also tells us our God is a warm and personal Being who wants us to have a parent-child relationship with him.ReviewForms of Prayer, page 44 1. petition2. thanksgiving3. contrition4. blessing and adoration 5. intercession6. praiseReviewSaint Paul’s Advice About Prayer, page 45P R A Y C O N S T A N T L Y ———— —————————— 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 141  essalonians 5:17Reach OutCan You Do This? page 46If possible, allow time for students to do this re ection activ- ity during a quiet time just before your closing prayer.Treasures of the Catholic FaithEncourage students to become familiar with this last sec- tion of What the Church Believes and Teaches for Visions. “Treasures of the Catholic Faith,” pages 47-65, is a concise and convenient reference tool that can help them quicklyanswer many questions.  e material in this section can also be committed to memory. It can be an enjoyable and helpful exercise to encourage memorization of the prayers, lists, and de nitions in this section. Memorization ensures that the language and core content of the Catholic faith are captured and retained by the learner. Memorization can also be an aid to understanding.Facts to Remember, pages 47-51In these pages, students can review the order of the Mass and  nd the exact wording of the Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes.  ere are many lists to serve as quick remind- ers—the gifts of the Holy Spirit, the works of mercy, the virtues, the holy days of obligation observed in the U.S., and many more.Prayers to Know, pages 52-57Students this age may already know many of the important Catholic prayers by heart, but this section of their handbooks is a good place for them to go to brush up.  ere are also prayers for them to grow into—the Acts of Faith, Hope, and Love,theMemorare,andtheprayersofbelovedsaints.Words to Know, pages 58-65Students can feel more con dent about andexpand their Catholic vocabulary with the easy-to-under- stand de nitions they’ll  nd in these pages. Encourage stu- dents to treat this section of their handbooks like a Catholic dictionary. Page 65 reviews the church year and includes a liturgical year chart that the students can color.14

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