Together We Journey, March 3

Keep the Fires Buring: Lent Gather Us In Program

Leran more about the program and sign up by following this link.

This Week – Student Tasks

Lenten packets were sent out in the mail last week, and are attached to the weekly parent email.

Assisi
  • Optional: Lent Packet: cover, pages 3-4
Lourdes
  • Optional: Lent Packet, week 2
Santiago
  • Optional: Stations of the Cross Webquest pages

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Together We Pray

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, February 24

Cabin Fever Faith: What are Your Three Points of Reference?

This Week – Student Tasks

Lenten packets were sent out in the mail last week, and are attached to the weekly parent email.

Assisi
  • Lent Packet: cover, pages 1-2
Lourdes
  • Lent Packet, week 1
Santiago
  • Lent and Easter Webquest pages

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Together We Pray

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago, #1 – Lent – a season of repentance, prayer and fasting

Santiago, #2 – Holy Week in Two Minutes

Lourdes – Why our Words are Important

Assisi – Ash Wednesday and Lent in 60 Seconds

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, February 17

Kitchen Fever with Fr. Tom Skaja

Enjoy this video about baking unleavened bread Fr. Tom Skaja put together! For the recipe click here.

This Week – Student Tasks

Lenten packets were mailed out this week. We’ll be using these packets next week and in the coming weeks.

Assisi
  • Ash Wednesday Mass
Lourdes
  • Ash Wednesday Mass
Santiago
  • Ash Wednesday Mass

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Together We Pray: Ash Wednesday Schedule

ASH WEDNESDAY (February 17th) is the first day of Lent and it is a solemn reminder of human mortality and the need for Reconciliation with God and marks the beginning of our Lenten Season. It’s a time of prayer, repentance and fasting.

Ashes will be available outside of Mass:

5:30 – 6:15 pm at the east door of St. Peter’s. Park on the road and walk up to door 4. Someone will come out to you to distribute ashes.

The ACC Mass Schedule is as follows:

  • 6:30 AM St. Joseph Latin
  • 8:00 AM St. Michael English
  • 8:15 AM All Saints Academy –St. Paul
  • 5:00 PM St. Michael * will be recorded and published to our website later in the evening.
  • 5:30 PM St. Paul
  • 6:00 PM St. Joseph Spanish
  • 6:30 PM St. Peter * will be live-streamed via our Facebook page

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Ash Wednesday

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

First Sunday of Lent

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, February 10

Pilgrimage: Assisi

Our learning groups are named after pilgrimage locations. Learn a little about Assisi:

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
  • Assisi, pages 24-25
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 81-88
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 49-53
  • Worksheet: Knowing the Sacraments OR Graces for the Journey

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Together We Pray

Learn more about St. Francis as we pray together.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago, #1 – Penance, Why We Confess

Santiago, #2 – Anointing of the Sick

Lourdes – Sacrament of Marriage

Assisi – Sharing Angel Songs

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, February 3

Cabin Fever Faith: Bless the Lord at all Times…

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 73-80
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 46-48
  • Chapter 6 Review / Assessment

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Together We Pray

February 3 is the Feast of St. Blaise. Learn more about him and pray with us.

O GOD, deliver us through the intercession of Thy holy bishop and martyr Blaise, from all evil of soul and body, especially from all ills of the throat; and grant us the grace to make a good confession in the confident hope of obtaining Thy pardon, and ever to praise with worthy lips Thy most holy name. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago – What Do We Do in Adoration?

Lourdes, #1 – Penance, Why We Confess

Lourdes, #2 – Anointing of the Sick

Assisi – Young Saints for Kids

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, January 27

Year of St. Joseph

Upcoming Youth Event!

Middle School Virtual Youth Rally – January 31, 1:30-4:00 pm

The Middle School Youth Rally theme is, “Christ Among Us.” Our time together will include music, prayer, talks, parish discussion groups, games, prize giveaways and a lot of fun. Our connection is through the very real presence of Christ in each of our lives. Christ is absolutely among us.  Email Lisa to reserve your spot!

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
  • Assisi, pages 22-23
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 63-72
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 41-45
  • Worksheet – An Invitation to Church

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Together We Pray

On Tuesdays and Thursdays St. Peter’s publishes evening prayer to our TAO YouTube page. This video is from last week. The prayer is longer than most of our prayers together. Feel free to use only a part of it.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago & Lourdes – Sacraments of Initiation

Assisi – Pope Francis Minute: Virgin Mary

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, January 20

Cabin Fever Faith: We are Better than This…

Upcoming Youth Events!

St. Cloud Metro Youth Event – January 22, 8:00-9:30 pm

Area Youth Ministers will facilitate breakout rooms where conversation, gaming, and fun will transpire.  Take a look at our flier to learn more! Sign up at our website: https://www.theloungeym.weebly.com

Middle School Virtual Youth Rally – January 31, 1:30-4:00 pm

The Middle School Youth Rally theme is, “Christ Among Us.” Our time together will include music, prayer, talks, parish discussion groups, games, prize giveaways and a lot of fun. Our connection is through the very real presence of Christ in each of our lives. Christ is absolutely among us.  Email Lisa to reserve your spot!

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
  • Assisi, pages 20-21
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 57-62
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 37-40
  • Chapter 5 Review / Assessment

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Together We Pray

This week we celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As Catholics, we believe that every person is born with dignity, no matter their color or place of origin. Let’s pray together:

+ In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago – Faithful Citizens Work with Christ

Lourdes – What are Sacramentals in the Catholic Church?

Assisi – Baptism

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, January 13

Cabin Fever Faith: What is Your Challenge?

Upcoming Youth Events!

St. Cloud Metro Youth Event – January 22, 8:00-9:30 pm

Area Youth Ministers will facilitate breakout rooms where conversation, gaming, and fun will transpire.  Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4dafa922a4fd0-theloungevirtual to receive the Zoom link. Take a look at our flier to learn more!

Middle School Virtual Youth Rally – January 32, 1:30-4:00 pm

See the image below for more information about the upcoming virtual Youth Rally for students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades!  The Middle School Youth Rally theme is, “Christ Among Us.” Our time together will include music, prayer, talks, parish discussion groups, games, prize giveaways and a lot of fun. Our connection is through the very real presence of Christ in each of our lives. Christ is absolutely among us.  Email Lisa to reserve your spot!

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
  • Assisi, pages 18-19
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 49-56
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 33-36
  • Worksheet – The Sacraments

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Together We Pray

We celebrated the Baptism of the Lord on Sunday. This marks the end of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. Let’s pray together:

+ In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago & Lourdes – Why Observe the Sacraments?

Assisi – The Holy Trinity

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, January 6

Learning about Epiphany

  • How can you be the “light of Christ”?

This Week – Student Tasks

Assisi
  • Assisi, pages 14-17
Lourdes
  • Bridges to Faith, pages 49-56
Santiago
  • Called to be Catholic, pages 30-32
  • Chapter 4 Review / Assessment

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Together We Pray

+ In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Age Level Engagement Videos and Activities

Santiago – Gifts of the Magi

Lourdes – Epiphany House Blessing

Assisi – Magi!

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

Together We Journey, December 30

Cabin Fever Faith: Discovering More than We Seek

This Week – Student Tasks

Advent materials were sent out in the mail and via email. Email Lisa for a replacement copy.

Assisi
  • Enjoy your break!
Lourdes
  • Enjoy your break!
Santiago
  • Enjoy your break!

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Together We Pray

+ In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

We welcome you in to our hearts and lives. Amen.

Liturgical Connection Links

These links contain resources to help your family pray the Mass, especially if you’re doing so from home. They are not required work for faith formation.

Christmas

Gospel Background and home lessons at Loyola Sunday Connection

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades K & 1 Download

Growing with the Gospel worksheet grades 2 & 3 Download

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