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TG1-24For monthly gatherings, family catechesis, and summer intensive model pacing plans, visit gospelweeklies.com/pacingplansOctober 29, 2017 • 30th Sunday in Ordinary TimeSunday Readings: Exodus 22:20–26;1 Thessalonians 1:5–10; Matthew 22:34–40For Catechists and TeachersScripture BackgroundThe Pharisees who question Jesus in Sunday’s Gospel want him to comment on the Torah, the Law of MaterialsVIS 37-6.indd 16/12/17 6:01 PMIn this Sunday’s readings, Jesus tells his disciples that love is not so much an emotion, but an action. Look up the eight love verses. Choose one and write what you learn about love in action.John 3:16 Mark 12:31 1 John 3:18Romans 12:19-211 Corinthians 8:1 Colossians 3:12–14Romans 5:8 Leviticus 19:18How do you put love into action?Commit to one loving action you will do this week.PFLAUM GOSPEL WEEKLIES Faith Formation ProgramOctober 29, 201730th Sunday in Ordinary TimeMoses, which is contained in the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible. The Torah contains not only three versions of the Ten Commandments but collections of legal cases as well.The teachers of the Law over the centuries accumulated legal precedents to apply the absolute thou- shalt and thou-shalt-not statements of the Commandments to concrete situations in people’s lives. The Pharisees, the teachers of the Law in Jesus’ time, ask him to sift through all 613 accumulated laws and tell them which is most important. Jesus responds by giving his listeners two great commandments that connect love of God, love of neighbor, and love of self.the love of God and love of neighbor.” (CCC, 2067) Jesus summed up our duties to God: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” (CCC, 2083) The foundation of all law is love and respect: “Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the ful lling of the law.” (CCC, 2196) Note: All numbered citations are from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.In the story“The Rescuers,”Irena Sendler provides young people an inspiring example of loving one’s neighbor as one’s self and putting that love into action.l Visions Student Lesson for 10/29l Catechism handbook, page 35l CD player and Venture/Visions CDs l Bibles for each member of the class,cloth, candle, matches/lighter, pencils/pensSuggested Musicl “The Great Commandment”(CD-2, Jesus’ New Law ful lls the Law of the Old Testament. “The Ten Commandments state what is required in #13)Connecting Scripture and DoctrineSingle-Session Lesson Pacing GuidesNote: These pacing guides are suggestions on how to present the lesson. Please adapt the lesson to suit your needs.60-Minute LessonShare Experiences (20 minutes) l Gathering Prayerl Cover Activity l How do you put love into action? (page 1) l Article l The Rescuers (pages 2–3)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the story.Discover Gospel and Doctrine (20—25 minutes) l Sunday Gospel l Two Great Commandments (page 4)l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)l Discuss the Talk questions related to doctrine.Distribute the What the Church Believes and Teacheshandbooks. Turn to page 35.l Our Catholic Faith (page 5)Live the Gospel (15—20 minutes)l Activity l How Can We (Re)Cycle Love? (pages 6–7) l Closing PrayerTake-Homel Have the young people read the Catholic Leaders feature on page 8 at home.l Activity l New Testament (Visions Activity Book, #4)l Remind the young people to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 8together.90-Minute LessonShare Experiences (20-25 minutes)l Opening Song l “The Great Commandment” (CD-2, #13)l Gathering Prayerl Cover Activity l How do you put love into action? (page 1) l Article l The Rescuers (pages 2–3)l Discuss the Talk questions related to the story.Discover Gospel and Doctrine (40 minutes) l Gospel Ritual l “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1)l Sunday Gospel l Two Great Commandments (page 4) l Connecting Gospel and Doctrine (page 4)l Discuss the Talk questions related to doctrine.Distribute the What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks. Turn to page 35.l Catholic Faith Word l Prayer of the Faithful (page 4) l Our Catholic Faith (page 5)Live the Gospel (20-25 minutes)l Activity l How Can We (Re)Cycle Love? (pages 6–7) l Activity l New Testament (Visions Activity Book, #4) l Catholic Leaders l WE Scare Hunger (page 8)l Closing PrayerTake-HomeRemind the young people to share their lesson with their families and to do the Pray, Think, Act activities on page 8 together.l “Word of Truth and Life” (CD-1, #1) Lesson Resourcesl Visions Activity Book, Activity #4l Lesson Assessment (gospelweeklies.com/teacherresources)


































































































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