Epistles, Feasts and Sacraments

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Requiem

REQUIEM

 

Objectives:

  1. Students should be able to say “requiem” and know what it means.
  2. Students should be able to sing “Memory Eternal”.

 

Possible Lesson Plan:

  1. Open with prayer.

 

  1. Discuss with students the meaning of death.  Do they know anyone who has died?  How did it make them feel?  Why are they sad?

 

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Transfiguration

TRANSFIGURATION

Objectives:

            1.Children should recognize the figures in the icon, identifying Jesus, Moses, Elijah, Peter, James, and John

2.Children should remember the Old Testament stories of Moses and Elijah.

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Dormition

DORMITION

Objectives:

1. Children should be able to tell the story of the dormition and to recognize the characters in the icon.

2. Why do we bring flowers for the dormition?

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Nativity of Theotokos

NATIVITY OF THE THEOTOKOS

 

Objectives:

  1. Children should know that Mary is the Theotokos and her parents were Joachim and Anna.
  2. Children should recognize the figures in the icon and be able to tell the story of the Nativity of the Theotokos with their icon picture.

 

Possible Lesson Plan:

  1. Open with prayer.

 

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Elevation of the Cross

THE ELEVATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

Objectives:

  1. Children should recognize a cross and how to make the sign of the cross.
  2. Children should know the story of St. Helen and the finding of the Holy Cross.
  3. Why is the cross important to us as Christians? Christ died on the cross.

The cross shows us how much Jesus loves us.

 

Possible lesson plan:

 

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Romans: Obey Civil Authorities

Romans 13:1 – Obey the Civil Authorities

 

Scripture verse: "Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God."

 

Objectives:

              1.     Students should be able to identify our country and its flag; older students could discuss the government of Rome in the days of Paul and the type of government we have today.

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