3 Year Sequence for Fall Lessons: Emphasis on “Big 3”

Fall Ordinary Time Year A: Our Catechism, with emphasis on the APOSTLES CREED

Unit One: Who I Am
God Made Me Part of His Family (Genesis 1,2)
God Wants Me to “Follow Him” (Genesis 3)
God “Calls” Me (I Samuel 3)

Unit Two: Who God Is
“I believe in God the Father …”
“I believe in Jesus Christ …” (birth)
“I believe in Jesus Christ …” (death)
“I believe in Jesus Christ …” (resurrection)
“I believe in the Holy Spirit.”
“I believe in the Holy Catholic Church and Communion of Saints”
“I believe … in eternal life”
Review and Celebration Week: I memorized the Apostles Creed!

Unit Three: How I Should Live
God Gave the Ten Commandments
God Gave Grace and Prayer

Unit Four: How the Church Celebrates
God Gave us the Sacrament of Baptism
God Gave us the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper


Fall Ordinary Time Year B: Our Catechism, with emphasis on THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Unit One: Who I Am
God Made Me Part of His Family (Covenant with Abraham)
God Wants Me to “Follow Him” (Abraham and Lot separate)
God “Calls” Me (covenant reiterated to Isaac and Jacob)

Unit Two: Who God Is
Apostles Creed review, Part I – The Trinity
Apostles Creed review, Part II – The Church and the Kingdom

Unit Three: How I Should Live
There is only one true God – Commandments 1-3
Remember the Sabbath – Commandment 4
(Above two lessons done while looking at the Exodus and wilderness time, Showing of the one true God, value of Sabbath, and giving of commandments)
Family Rules – Commandment 5 and 7
Life is Precious – Commandment 6
You shall not steal – Commandment 8
You shall not bear false witness – Commandment 9
You shall not covet – Commandment 10
(Above lessons done while examining the life events of Joseph)
God Gave Grace and Prayer – The Lord’s Prayer

Unit Four:How the Church Celebrates
God Gave us the Sacrament of Baptism
God Gave us the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper


Fall Ordinary Time Year C: Our Catechism, with emphasis on THE LORD’S PRAYER

Unit One: Who I Am
God Made Me Part of His Family (Ruth joins Israelite family)
God Wants Me to “Follow Him” (David chosen for “heart”)
God “Calls” Me (David fights Goliath in strength of Lord)

Unit Two: Who God Is
Apostles Creed Review (importance of truth with wise/foolish
builders story)
Apostles Creed Review (rehearse life of Jesus and church
calendar)

Unit Three: How I Should Live
The Ten Commandments – Overview
God Gives Grace – Overview of the Lord’s Prayer
“Our Father, who art in heaven …”
“Thy Kingdom come, they will be done …”
“Give us this day our daily bread.”
“And forgive us our debts …”
“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”
“For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever.”

Unit Four: How the Church Celebrates
God Gave us the Sacrament of Baptism
God Gave us the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

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