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7. Angels, page 9 e feast of the archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael occurs on September 29. Ask students which angel:1. overthrew Satan and cast him out of heaven (Revelation 12:7-9)?2. announced to Mary that God wanted her to be the mother of Jesus (Luke 1:26-38)?3. helped a young man on a dangerous journey (Tobit 12:11-15)If students need clues, encourage them to  nd and read the Scripture citations.8. Human Beings, page 9To help students understand the consequences of Adam and Eve’s disobedience to God, ask them what consequences they face when they disobey their own parents. What do they lose?9. Jesus, the Savior, page 10Christmas carols include many di erent names for Jesus. How many can students think of? Which carols use these titles?10. The Incarnation, page 10Write the word incarnation on the board or on newsprint and circle the letters carn. Remind students that incarnation means “in the  esh.” en write the word carnivore. Did they ever go to a zoo and see the word carnivores on a building? What kind of ani- mals lived in the building? ( esh-eating)  en ask them to do some dictionary research to discover how the following words are related to incarnation: carnage (the slaughter of many, especially in war); carnelian (a pale to deep red gem stone); carnival (literally “farewell to meat.” Carnival is the time just before Lent when people enjoy lots of fun and rich, meaty food before the Lenten fast.)11. Mary’s Immaculate Conception, page 11Ask a group of students to research the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Ask them to report why the largest Catholic Church in the United States is named for the Immaculate Conception. (Under this title, Mary is the patron saint of the United States.) Encourage the group to  nd pictures to share with others in the class.12. Jesus’ Mission, page 11Encourage students to memorize John 3:16. Ask them to use their own Bibles. When they have completed the task, ask them to compare the words they have memorized.  ere may be slight variations in di erent translations of the Bible that have been approved for use by Catholics.13. The Church, page 12Remind students that the Mass was once celebrated in Latin all over the world. Ask them to use a Catholic encyclopedia, either on the Internet or in the library, to learn the meaning of these words and phrases from the Latin Mass.Kyrie eleison.(Lord, have mercy.  is phrase is Greek, not Latin.)Credo.(I believe.)Dominus vobiscum.( e Lord be with you)Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus(Holy, Holy, Holy)Pater noster, qui es in coelis(Our Father, who art in heaven)Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.(Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.)14. The Church’s Mission, page 12Ask your students how they think they can ful ll the mis- sion Jesus gave his followers. Ask students what St. Francis of Assisi meant by these words that are often attributed to him: “Preach the Gospel. If necessary, use words.”15. The Marks of the Church, page 13Be sure your students memorize the four marks of the Church and are able to put into their own words the meaning of each.16. Resurrection and New Life, page 14Explain to students that the practice of o ering Masses for a Catholic who has died is based on the bond among us that is created by the Communion of Saints.7

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