March 27th, 2019: We went over to Church and to the Adoration Chapel. We learned the Lord's prayer-they all pretty much knew it. Spent most of class in Church. Father Park will be here on April 10th to go over First Communion.
March 13th, 2019: We talked about the Visitation- what great things the Eucharist can do for us. Please talk with your children about Confession. We will have priests next week for the children to receive the grace of Confession. We continued with Chapter 4- on the Holy Eucharist.
February 27th, 2019: This week we watched the videos on the Eucharist- special day, growing up, preparation, and fasting & prayer. Talk with your child about the importance of receiving Jesus in the Holy Eucharist, the importance of reverence and preparation.
February 6th, 2019: We talked about the overview of the Mass. 1) Introductory Rites 2) Liturgy of the Word 3) Liturgy of the Eucharist 4) The Concluding Rites. With your child, go over the Creed on pgs. 96-97. The kids received Bibles!
January 23rd, 2019: Mass is the Ultimate Prayer. Ep 1- Types of prayers. Ep 2- Church is God's house. We talked about the Adoration chapel at Annunciation. Ep 3- The 3rd Commandment, going to church every Sunday. Ep 4- Listening to God, at Mass. Mass Journal- pg. 64-65 (at Mass on Sunday). Write down one thing that speaks to you- listen for one way you can become a better version of yourself. Pray for how to live that one thing. Ep 5- The Road to Emmaus, closing prayer; watch this episode and finish pg. 68-75.
January 16th, 2019: Watched the video on the Eucharist. There are some pages in the book on the other sacraments. Parents please review these pages with your children. Review the video on the saints and finish the last 3 sections in chapter 1.
December 12th, 2018: Father Park visited class today. We went over 1st Confession and practiced with each child.
Practicing 1st Reconciliation with Father Park
December 5th, 2018: Talked about being grateful, the prayer process, and the power of good habits. Review with your children. Father Park will be visiting class next week!
November 28th, 2018: Watched the videos and talked about them. Covered the 5 steps to prepare for 1st Reconciliation. Please review these steps, the questions, and the journaling with your children. Your children are a blessing and we are thankful for them.
November 14th, 2018: Forgiveness & Healing- Reconciliation. Watched all the videos except #6. Please watch this video with your children. We talked a lot about God's love and asking for forgiveness when we sin. Prayers we did this week-- Hail Mary, Our Father, & Psalm 23.
November 7th, 2018: The Cross, Resurrection & Ascension. Complete the Pentecost quiz. We watched the videos that go along with chapter 3.
October 24th, 2018: Talked about six parables and miracles. We also talked about forgiveness. We watched 3 videos that covered these topics. Please review pgs. 82-85, 88-101 with your child.
October 10th, 2018: This week we watched the video on free will- this discussed the decisions made with free will. We then talked about making good decisions. We learned the Hail Mary prayer. Lastly, we went through the Ten Commandments.
October 3rd, 2018: This week we learned about the 2 sacraments that the 2nd grade will be receiving this year; Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. We also talked about the gifts that we are grateful for.