Father walked us through the 15 Stations of the Cross.
Please choose the two Stations that call to you. Consider what it means and record your reflection in 4 sentences (a short paragraph).
Also in 4 sentences, explain the phrase, ‘my cross to bear’. It may help to use struggles common to people your age as an example.
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the time of fasting and preparation for Easter. The Old Testament book of Jonah tells of a city of sinners that humble themselves by wearing rags and ashes. After God saw everyone from the King to the beasts turn from their evil ways, our Lord spared them.
1 Corinthians 12:12-21
St Paul helped spread Jesus’s word after he ascended into Heaven. He founded many Christian communities and helped them follow Jesus, both in person and through writings. This lesson is from a letter St Paul wrote to a community in Corinth: One Body, Many Parts.
Jesus tells of his return to judge the nations, as a shepherd separates sheep from the goats. To those on his right will inherit the kingdom. “For I was hungry and you game me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me….”
Acts of the Apostles 2:1-12
Ten Days after Jesus ascended into Heaven his followers numbered 120. Hiding in Jerusalem during the Feast of Weeks Christ’s, they included Jesus’ Apostles and Mary. Then suddenly from the sky came a strong driving wind, filling the house where they gathered together.
Parable of the Talents
Matthew 25: 14-30
Please Recall: a rich man (the master) must leave his estate to travel for many months, perhaps more than a year. He liquidates his assets and leave the cash (talents) with three servants to do with as they wish until he returns.
Randy Pausch said “we cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” Explain how this quote corresponds to the lesson. Think about what God expects from us in the life and the reward.
Joseph, son of Jacob (Israel), believed God had great plans for him and trusted in God. Through this faith he was able to save his entire Family by moving them to Egypt during a great Famine. Many generations later the decedents of Jacob (Israel) were called Israelites. They lived as Slaves of the Pharaoh. The Pharaoh ordered all the baby boys of the Israelites killed to limit their population.
Take the Ten Commandment Quizlet on parish website: http://www.saintlukecatholic.com/youth-ministry.html. How did you do?
In the Book of Genesis Joseph is the youngest of twelve sons of Jacob (Israel).
In the Book of Genesis God made three vows to Abram: Protection, Children and Land.
Abram and Sarai’s story is about a leap of Faith. Faith in God and belief that God’s will is best. God’s covenant with Abram is fulfilled in the New Covenant of Jesus Christ.
Provide the Spanish word for each item.
Then Describe the following items in your own words (location/use/definition).
Please explain which of these helps you feel closer to God. (3+ sentences)
The Bible – Gods Inspiration recorded in human style
The Catholic Bible contains two parts: the Old Testament and the New Testament
Assign one (and only one) of the parts to each fact about the bible
Why are the Gospels the most important piece of the Bible to Catholics?
What is the Spanish word for Gospel? What does ‘Gospel’ mean?
What order do the Gospels appear in the Bible?
Who wrote the Gospels?