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WHAT THE CHURCH BELIEVES AND TEACHES HANDBOOKWhat the Church Believes and TeachesThe New Law (pages 35–36) Forms of Prayer (page 40)October 29, 2017 • 30th Sunday in Ordinary TimeDistribute the What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks.Living the Gospel l How Can We (Re)Cycle Love? Read aloud the introduction to this activity and Step 1. Allow time for the group to look at the photos and read the 24 sentences to themselves quietly. Then, have the group do Step 2 in pairs as directed and then Step 3 in fours.Invite the young people to talk about what they learn about love from the activity. The intent is that love of God is inseparable from love of neighbor and self. One kind of love leads to another.Catholic Leaders l WE Scare Hunger (page 8) Allow the young people a moment to look at the photos and read the captions and statistics. Invite three volunteers to take turns reading the feature aloud. Encourage your students to look up on the web and join in the WE Scare Hunger campaign or another WE Charity campaign.Closing Prayer Ask the students to repeat the Act of Love below, line by line, or pray the Act of Love in What the Church Believes and Teaches, page 54.O my God, I love you above all thingswith my whole heart and soul,because you are all good and worthy of all love.I love my neighbor as myself for love of you.I forgive all who have injured me,and I ask pardon of all whom I have injured. Amen.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-UpThe NEW Gospel WeekliesThe NEW Gospel WeekliesPFLAUM GOSPEL WEEKLIES Faith Formation ProgramPFLAUM GOSPEL WEEKLIES Faith Formation ProgramRead this section on pages 35–36 aloud, so the young people recognize the two Great Commandments form Jesus’ New Law.Ask for volunteers to explain why they think the Beatitudes are examples of the New Law.Turn to Forms of Prayer on page 40. Have group members find the six forms of prayer and give examples of the kinds of prayer they express in Prayers of the Faithful.Ask the young people to identify the type of prayer they use most when talking with God.Have the young people close their What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks and return to Visions, page 4.Catholic Faith Word l Prayer of the Faithful (page 4) Make sure the children understand that the Great Commandment sums up the Ten Commandments.Our Catholic Faith l The Prayer of the Faithful IsOurPrayer(page5) Prayingforpeopleinneedandfor our own needs is one way we show love for self and one another. Have the young people read this article about the historical development of the Prayer of the Faithful. Brainstorm ideas of people and needs for which class members want to pray.Allow time for the students to write their own prayers on page 5. If you teach in a school that celebrates a weekly school Mass, have the young people share their prayers there. Or encourage them to pray them with their families as part of mealtime prayer.Live the GospelObjectives l The young people will:l Evaluate examples of love of God, neighbor, and self. l Appreciate what a group can accomplish when itsmembers work together.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 #4 from the Visions Activity Book as a take-home activity or lesson wrap-up.Unit 1: We Are the Church l TG1-27

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