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WHAT THE CHURCH BELIEVES AND TEACHES HANDBOOKWhat the Church Believes and TeachesGrace (page 60) • Creation (page 8) • God’s Revelation to People (page 7)Activity l A Catholic Framework for Economic Life (page 7) Introduce this activity by viewing the pictures purple box that runs along the bottom of pages 6 and 7. Read aloud the description of the three tables in the quotation from the U.S. Bishops’ document on economic life and hunger.Then talk through the four legs of the table illustration on page 7. The bishops describe the four "legs" in their pastoral re ection. Help the young people identify ways each leg touches their lives. Leg 1: Free school lunches, food programs for new mothers, food stamps, Earned Income Tax Credit. Leg 2: Use local examples.Leg 3: Many businesses do projects such as build Habitat for Humanity homes and collect for food pantries. Leg 4: Invite the students to share in small groups and then with the whole group.Catholic Leaders l A Simple Meal (page 8) Read about a Florida parish who o ered hospitality to people they’ve never met by providing simple meals and kind messages. Ask the young people how they might pay better attention to people who might otherwise go unnoticed.Closing Prayer Catholics pray the Blessing Before Meals to give thanks to God for their food. Before sharing Eucharist at Mass, Catholics join hands and share The Lord’s Prayer. Stand in a circle, join hands, and recite The Lord’s Prayer together. O er a blessing over the young people to conclude your Visions class.Remind the children to share their Gospel Weeklies with their families and to do the With My Family and Friends activities and prayer together.Lesson Wrap-UpOctober 15, 2017 • 28th Sunday in Ordinary TimeThe NEW Gospel WeekliesThe NEW Gospel WeekliesPFLAUM GOSPEL WEEKLIES Faith Formation ProgramPFLAUM GOSPEL WEEKLIES Faith Formation ProgramRead aloud the definition of grace. Invite your young people to compare this definition to this week’s Catholic Faith Word Christian hospitality on page 5 in their Visions lessons. Stress that God takes initiative, calls us, adopts us, and gifts us with life and with Jesus’ love.Read aloud the section on creation on page 8 and stress that we share God’s truth, beauty, and goodness through God’s initiative.Turn to page 7 and have your young people work in pairs to read God’s Revelation to People. Ask them to share ways God showed forth love to the People of Israel and to all people in Jesus.Have the young people close their What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks and return to Visions, page 5.Catholic Faith Word l Christian hospitality (page 5) Read the de nition again and continue your discussion of hospitality to introduce the Our Catholic Faith feature. How does the O’Connor family in “Table of Plenty” o er hospitality? How do we o er hospitality to visitors and new members In our parish or school?Our Catholic Faith l Jesus’ Table Welcomes All People (page 5) Read together this article connecting the Gospel parable and the Eucharistic meal. Give the young people time to make their lists of 10 people; then have volunteers share their lists with the class.Live the GospelObjectives l The young people will:l Understandhowfoodisdistributedthroughouttheworld. l ExplorewaystheChurch,governments,families,andschoolsfeed hungry people.l Discoverhowyoungpeopleshowhospitalitytopeopleintheir community.Living the Gospel l Who’s Hungry in Our World? (page 6) Call on volunteers to read aloud the three introductory paragraphs. Have a bag of pretzels available. Lead the classin the pretzel activity to illustrate the problems of world food distribution.November 12, 201732nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year AWith My Family and FriendsAnswer the following questions based on the lesson.1. In the Sunday Gospel, what do we learn from the foolish girls’ mistake?2. What is their consequence for getting more oil?3. Name two ways we can prepare for Jesus’ Second Coming.4. When do we pray psalms?5. In the story “The Happy Dance,” why isn’t Juan prepared for the talent show?© 2017 P aum Publishing Group, a division of Bayard, Inc., Dayton, OH (800-543-4383) Permission is granted to reproduce this page for use by parishes, schools, and families using P aum Gospel Weeklies.ACTIVITY BOOKIncludes:32 Gospel and Doctrine Activities Early Start and Late Close LessonsName:Visit to download this week’s lesson review.Use Activity #17 from the Visions Activity Book as a take- home activity or lesson wrap-up.Unit 1: We Are the Church lTG1-19

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