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HOLY FAMILY CATECHESIS - Saturday, April 17, 2021

Updated: Apr 17, 2021

HOLY FAMILY CATECHESIS

Growing Healthy Leaders and Community, One Leader, One Family at a Time.”

Saturday, April 17, 2021


Theme: Learning to share the EASTER STORY with Our Lives!


FAMILIES: READ and SHARE the EASTER STORY with EVERYONE!

All through the Year!


OPENING WORSHIP SONG: HELP MY UNBELIEF


Thomas said:

“My Lord and My God” when he saw the Resurrected Jesus and his wounds. John 20:28



FAMILY COMMUNION


This rite is used when the consecrated elements are brought from an earlier celebration of Holy Communion.


Everyone: Make the Sign of the Cross:

Leader: Alleluia, Christ is Risen


Everyone: The Lord is risen indeed!


Leader: THE FAITH OF THOMAS


Heavenly Father:

You loved Thomas and had a very special mission for him.

You made his FAITH in Jesus Christ very strong.

Thomas became a powerful leader and shared the Easter Story to everyone in India.

Please help us to learn the Easter Story in our hearts to share with everyone we meet.

Please help us to be strong like Thomas in our faith.

Please help us to share your love and Easter Story with others by how we live our lives every day!


In the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, on GOD, AMEN.

Leader continues:


Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.

PSALM 111

Praise the Lord!

I will thank the Lord with all my heart

GOSPEL LESSON: John 20:19-36


1. Jesus Appears to His Disciples AFTER HIS DEATH ON THE CROSS.


2. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3WqN6PwrAA


3. Thomas wanted to BELIEVE ……He just wanted to see for himself.


4. Jesus appeared to Thomas: HE BELIEVED : MY LORD and MY GOD


5. Thomas: Doubt……………………POWERFUL LEADER


6. If you believe as Thomas did, Jesus promises you a wonderful life in His Kingdom now and forever.


7. The Purpose of the BIBLE

30 The disciples saw Jesus do many other miraculous signs in addition to the ones recorded in this book. 31 But these are written so that you may continue to believe[c] that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in him you will have life by the power of his name. (John 20:31-32)


PRAYERS of GRATITUDE: Thank God for his blessings in your life.


PRAYERS FOR OTHERS: Those in Need of God’s Love


CONFESSION

Leader: Let us humbly confess our sins to Almighty God:


O GOD, We are VERY SORRY that we have sinned against you and for all the wrongs we have done and the good we have not done.


Take a moment in silence to share your confession to God with these words in your heart:


Especially I confess_______________________________.


Everyone: Forgive us for Jesus' sake, and grant us strength and wisdom to amend our lives. Amen.


PEACE

Leader: The peace of the Lord be always with you.

People: And with your spirit.

Leader: Let us pray.


Everyone:

LORD’S PRAYER

Our Father, who art in heaven,

hallowed be thy Name,


thy kingdom come,

thy will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.


Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those

who trespass against us.


And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.


For thine is the kingdom,

and the power, and the glory,

for ever and ever. Amen





EVERYONE:

Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world;

have mercy on us.

Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world;

have mercy on us.

Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world;

grant us your peace.


Leader:

Please join us now spiritually in Holy Communion with Consecrated Hosts from another MASS.


The gifts of God for the People of God. Remember that Christ died for you and He nourishes you in your heart as you believe in Him.


The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ which was given for you. It will keep your body and soul to everlasting life.


PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

God, our loving Father,

We thank you for feeding us, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body (and Blood) of your Son our Savior Jesus Christ

Leader:

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. Amen.

2 CORINTHIANS 13:14T


Leader: Let us bless the Lord.

Everyone: Thanks be to God


DISMISSAL

Leader: Go in peace to love and serve the Lord.

Everyone: Thanks be to God


Closing Song: YOU SAY


IMPORTANT ASSIGNMENT for ALL

Take a photo of your artwork or what you wrote in your journal to share with Ms. Sue 760.445.4049


PART 2: CHAPLET PRAYERS with Ms. Mary


Chaplet for Children

Triunes: Isaiah 54:13

All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of our children.

Novems: Psalm 127-3, Psalm 8-2, Luke 18:16

1. Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.

2. Out of the mouth of our babies and infants, You have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

3. Jesus said, "Let the children come to me... for to such belongs the kingdom of God."


ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. ZOOM MOVIE NIGHT!!!!! Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

Invite your FRIENDS!!!!


2. HOLY FAMILY CATECHESIS

Zoom GATHERING DATES: Saturday May 15th, 11:00 AM

ALL family members are invited!

3. AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING with CSUSM MENTORS

Mondays-Thursdays: 2:30-4:30 PM

Reading, Math, Social Emotional Skills Development

Children are making amazing progress!


Please text Ms. SUE @ 760 445.4049 if you are interested in attending.


4. PRAYER: Please Pray for 10 minutes EVERY DAY

Pray for the HEALTH, JOY, and PEACE for our Holy Family Catechesis children and families

PRAYER: Holy God, Holy and Mighty, Holy and Immortal One. Please watch over our children and families with your LOVE and CARE. Help every child and family to have good health, joy and peace, In your Holy Name we pray, AMEN.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:


BAPTISM

Option 1: St. Francis: https://www.stfrancis-vista.org/baptism-english

Option 2: Holy Family Catechesis: Contact Ms. Sue 760.445.4049 Susan@Northcountyoutreach.org


FIRST COMMUNION CATECHISM

Option 1: St. Francis: https://www.stfrancis-vista.org/ca

Option 2: Holy Family Catechesis: Contact Ms. Sue 760.445.4049 Susan@Northcountyoutreach.org NEW CLASSES After EASTER April 2021


CONFIRMATION

Option 1: St. Francis: https://www.stfrancis-vista.org/confirmation 15-18 years

Option 2: Holy Family Catechesis: Contact Ms. Sue 760.445.4049 Susan@Northcountyoutreach.org NEW CLASSES After EASTER April 2021


SACRAMENTAL MARRIAGE BLESSING

Option 1: St. Francis: https://www.stfrancis-vista.org/

Option 2: Holy Family: Contact Ms. Sue 760.445.4049 Susan@Northcountyoutreach.org




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