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Lesson Theme: God sets a table for all people.Five-Day Lesson Pacing GuideNote: This pacing guide suggests how to present the lesson over five days. Please adapt the lesson to suit your needs.Day 1Share Experiencesl Gathering Song l “Songs of the Body of Christ” (CD-1, #14) l Gathering Prayer (see page TG1-18)l Cover Activity l We Share Food Together (page 1)l Story l The Table of Plenty (pages 2–3)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the story.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for our friends. Help us towelcome them. Amen. (Repeat.)Day 2Discover Gospel and Doctrinel Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for our friends. Help us to welcome them. Amen. (Repeat).l Gospel Ritual l “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1)l Sunday Gospel l Parable of the Wedding Feast (page 4) l Discuss the Gospel using the Talk questions.l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for welcoming andincluding us in your family. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 3l Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for welcoming and including us in your family. Amen. (Repeat.)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the GospelDistribute the Students’ What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 60.l Catholic Faith Word l Christian hospitality (page 5)l Our Catholic Faith (page 5)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, thank you for celebrations of love.Amen. (Repeat.)Day 4Live the Gospell Gathering Prayer l Loving God, thank you for celebrations of love. Amen. (Repeat.)l Activity l Who's Hungry in Our World? (page 6)l Activity l A Catholic Framework for Economic Life (page 7) l Catholic Leaders l A Simple Meal (page 8)l Closing Prayer l Loving God, help us to always accept yourinvitations. Amen. (Repeat.) Day 5l Gathering Prayer: Loving God, help us to always accept your invitations. Amen. (Repeat.)l Weekly Lesson Assessmentl Activity l Eucharist (Visions Activity Book, Activity #17) l Closing Prayer (see page TG1-19)Friday Take-HomeRemind the young people to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 8 together.Curriculum Connectionsl ELA: Ask the students to reread this Sunday’s Gospel. Guide them in writing a newspaper article of the wedding feast described in the Gospel. Allow them to imagine that they are able to conduct interviews with the king and guests so they can include quotes in the article. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.3)l Tech: In pairs, have the students research celebratory customs from a different country and create a presentation to share with the class. (ISTE2016.3a)Additional Resourcesl Lesson Assessment (gospelweeklies.com/assessments)l Seasonal Resources (gospelweeklies.com/seasonal)l Video Links: Go to gospelweeklies.com/blog to subscribe to GROW.Catholic Identity Project of the WeekIt is not hard to imagine that some of the “new” guests the servants found for the wedding feast were poor and thrilled to be getting a warm meal. In this spirit, organize an Empty Bowls event with your group to raise awareness and money for a local food kitchen. There are many examples of Empty Bowls events online.Saints and Feast Days to Celebratel October 17: Saint Ignatius of Antioch – Ignatius lived in the very early days of the Church at a time when being a Christian was dangerous. He wrote letters to encourage other Christians to stay faithful to Jesus.l October 18: Saint Luke – This saint wrote two of the books in the New Testament: the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.l October 19: Saints Isaac Jogues, Jean de Brébeuf, and Companions – These men worked to bring the Good News of Jesus to people in Canada and what is now Upstate New York. They were missionaries. How do we bring the Good News of Jesus to others?Extending the LessonUnit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-17


































































































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