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ReviewWords of Faith, page 152. The Calendar of Worship, page 20Color plays a large part in our liturgy.  e seasons of the Church year have speci c colors.Violet: Advent (the four weeks before Christmas)White: Christmas (from Christmas to the feast of the Bap-tism of the Lord)Green: Ordinary Time, Phase 1 (from the Monday after the feast of the Baptism of the Lord to Ash Wednesday)Violet: Lent (from Ash Wednesday to the Triduum)White: Easter (from Easter Sunday to Pentecost)Green: Ordinary Time, Phase 2 (from the Monday after Pentecost to the First Sunday of Advent)Sometimes special days within the seasons have their own colors as well.White: Feasts of Jesus, Our Lady, saints who are not martyrs, and many funeralsRed: Feast days of martyrs, Palm/Passion Sunday, Good Friday, Pentecost, and the feast of theExaltation of the Holy CrossViolet: Most days of Advent and Lent (On the third Sunday of Advent and the Fourth Sunday of Lent, the priest may wear rose-colored vestments to indicate quiet joy that the seasons of penance are more than half over.)Green: Most days of Ordinary Time3. The Sacraments of Initiation, page 22Ask students to name the di erent groups they belong to. (Scouts, choir, sports teams, social clubs, and others) Do any of these organizations require new members to go through an initiation ceremony? Describe the initiation ceremonies.4. Sacraments of Healing, page 22BaptismMention that the Rite of Baptism includes several items besides water. Ask students what each of the following represents.Anointing with the consecrated oil called Sacred Chrism(symbolizes that the baptized are united with Christ, the name that means “the Anointed One”) e white garment (emphasizes that the baptized are clothed in Christ and share in his spotless purity) e lighted candle (symbolizes Christ the light of the world and reminds us that the baptized are to bring his light to our world)1M2OEDIATR3C8I7UATIONNIReach OutWhat Do You Say? pages 16–17Responses will vary. Encourage students to discuss their responses.ReviewMystery Message, page 18 1. faith2. Holy Trinity3. Word of God4. apostolic5. human beings6. free will7. Immaculate Conception 8. Incarnation9. Resurrection10. Jesus, the SaviorMystery Message: Jesus says, “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.”Praise and Celebrate1. Liturgy, page 20Discuss with students how the liturgy enhances the oneness of the Church—the  rst of the Church’s four marks. Years ago there was a saying, “ e family that prays together, stays together.” How does that saying apply to our Church family and our liturgy? ( e liturgy is our Church family’s commu- nity prayer. By praying together at the liturgy, we are brought closer together as members of the Church.)8A4TROVENA5ASNCENSION6IHGEINACARNFNAOVLLIE9BS10LNRRIDEOFCHRISTSNEBEALLDLLEONE

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