What is our school them?
Christ has no body now but yours
What does the theme mean? Answers may vary.
That we are the ones responsible for doing Jesus' work here on earth.
What is our challenge as Christians?
"To make the life & teachings of Jesus meaniful in our lives today through our words & actions."
What do we mean in class when we say "Live it out"?
We mean that we are called to transform the world by actually living out Jesus' message, not by just talking about it or thinking about it.
What does the word Christian mean?
Follower of Christ
Why did the Church begin?
To continue to pass on Jesus' message after he was gone.
Why do people go to Mass. Answers can vary.
To grow closer to God & grow stronger in their faith.
What was the name of our opening school mass?
Mass of the Holy Spirit
Why do we call on the Holy Spirit at the beginning of the year?
So the Spirit can help guide us throughout the year helping us make good, positive decisions.
List the 4 parts of the Mass.
Opening, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, Closing.
List the 5 main parts of the Liturgy of the Word.
1st Reading, Responsorial Psalm, Gospel reading, Homily, Prayers of the Faithful.
Where does the 1st reading usually come from?
The Old Testament or The Letters of St. Paul.
Why is the Gospal reading the central reading at the Mass?
The Gospel reading is the central reading because it has to do with the life & teachings of Jesus. As followers of Christ we need to know what Jesus is calling us to do.
What is the Homily?
The Homily is when the Priest takes a teaching out of the readings & explains it to us so we can relate it to our own lives & "Live it Out".
What is the focus of The Liturgy of The Word?
The focus are the words of God (OT) & Jesus (NT) & how we can make meaning of them in our lives today. We hope to grow closer to God/Jesus by understanding what we are being called to know & do.
What is Social Justice?
Social Justice is the idea that as humans we have to organize ourselves in groups & that within these groups we must work to make sure everyone is treated fairly regardless of race, religious beliefs, economic level, etc..
What is Catholic Social Teaching?
Catholic Social Teaching is a set of key themes that have been passed down by the Church that when applied to the world will help us determine what is just & unjust. CST is rooted in the Gospel values.
List the 7 key themes of Catholic Social Teaching.
Life & Dignity of the Human Person, Call to Family, Community, & Participation, Rights & Responsibilities, Option for the Poor & Vulnerable, Dignity of Work & Rights of Workers, Solidarity, Care for God's Creation.
Whose feast day did we celebrate when we had the blessing of the animals?
St. Francis of Assisi
What is the name of the Pope?
Pope Benedict XVI
What is the name of the Archbishop?
Archbishop Peter Sartain
Who is the Pastor of St. Joseph Parish?
Fr. John Whitney
Who is the deacon of St. Joseph Parish?