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                                                                                                                              April 15, 2018 • 3rd Sunday of Easter
 Our Catholic Faith l Our Eucharistic Prayers Give Thanks to God (page 5) Distribute missalettes/ worship aids and Bibles. Have the children read this feature aloud, which introduces them to the Eucharistic Prayer. Have them work with partners to  nd the Isaiah citation and the words of the doxology. If time is short, assign this page as homework.
Live the Gospel
Objectives l The children will:
l Appreciate the impact of missionaries throughout Church history.
l Learn how they can spread the Good News.
Catholic Faith Word l Missionary (page 6) Read
the de nition to introduce the Living the Gospel activity.
Living the Gospel l Where Have Missionaries Brought Jesus’ Good News? (pages 6-7) Give the children time to read the short biographies of missionaries around the world. The can use what they learn to solve the
crossword puzzle. Ask for their responses to the stories. Read aloud the question on page 6, lower left, and invite the children to name the person(s) who brought Jesus’ message to people of their own national or ethnic background. Be ready with your own answer! Or, review the history of your parish or school. Invite a parish leader
or longtime parishioner to tell the parish history to the class. If you know a modern-day missionary, invite him or her to visit with your class.
Crossword puzzle answers: ACROSS: 2. Patrick; 4. Apostle; 7. Mary; 8. Isaac; 12. Donovan; 13. James; 14. Ricci; 14. Solano; 16. Francis; 17. Peter; DOWN: 1. Masai; 2. Peter Claver; 3. Cabrini; 5. teach; 6. Paul; 9. Good News; 10. Junipero; 11. Boniface
Closing Prayer/Activity l What’s the Good News About Jesus? (page 8) By this time in their Venture year, the children should have plenty of Good News to
tell about Jesus. Gather the children back into a prayer circle with their copies of Venture. Ask: How would you spread the Good News using social media? Distribute pencils, colored pencils, markers, or crayons, and let the children write or draw their ideas on page 8. Invite volunteers to brie y share their responses. Then celebrate the prayer service, top left, to conclude your time together.
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-Up
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Use Activity #22 from the Venture Activity Book as a take- home activity or lesson wrap-up.
     March 11, 2018
4th Sunday of Lent Year B
Answer the following questions based on the lesson.
1. In “Living a Lie,” why does the narrator start to feel guilty?
2. In the Sunday Gospel, which people love the light?
3. Who prefers the darkness?
4. The Catechumenate is a time for what?
5. What does it mean to love someone?
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Unit 4: We Celebrate Jesus’ Death and Resurrection l TG4-19
Name ________________________________________________
Saints Come from Everywhere
The Communion of Saints includes all people from every time and every place who are united in Christ. Canonized saints—those whom the Church recognizes for living particularly holy lives—have come from all over the world since the beginning of the Church.
Africa (Algeria) _________________________ France ___________________________ Germany ___________________________ Italy ___________________________ ___________________________
 Find the saints’ names in the word search below. Then write each saint’s name on the line next to the place where he or she lived. Use your Catechism handbook (page 18) if you need help.
Francis of Assisi
Albert the Great Frances Cabrini Anthony of Padua
Nicholas Elizabeth Ann Seton Thérèse of Lisieux
Poland __________________________ Portugal __________________________ Turkey __________________________ United States __________________________
Saints and Holy People
   Write the four marks of the Church—one, holy, catholic, apostolic—on the board or on newsprint.
Arrange your class into four small groups. Assign each group one of the four paragraphs that begin the section
on the marks of the Church. Ask each group to be ready to explain what its word means to the rest of their classmates.
Have the children close the What the Church Believes and Teaches handbooks and return to Venture, page 5.
  With My Family and Friends
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