Youth Faith Formation sessions are cancelled until further notice
Ideas for Formation at Home:
** Use the 'Celebrating Sunday for Catholic Families' from Fall's Parent Packets - it has the Sunday gospel, a short reflection and a couple discussion questions
** Stations of the Cross: Have kids research online (there's a bazillion diff reflections) one that works for your family.
** Saints: Kids can research saints who have their name (middle,family)... find a patron an interest (sports... hunting...)
** Pray the Rosary: Kids can research different rosary prayers and intentions for them (or create their own)
** Grab your Bible (or read online) & read a Gospel story, from Acts, daily readings or the psalms (try 23 & 121...)
** Find & Download a Faith App: Apps-Faith (Abbreviated List) or Apps-Faith (Description List)
** Keep on with your Rice Bowl! CRS Rice Bowl
** Service!! - What can you do? Call/reach out to neighbors, older people... write & mail notes... share T.P. ...get creative!
** Play Mass!! Write a skit for a Bible story, gather props from around the house and perform!
** Create a game/board game to share at church
Click: (great article) How Families can make the most of Mass at home
Click: USCCB Coronovirus COVID19 (this is our U.S. Bishops' website)
Click: Pope Francis' Urbi et Orbi prayer service and blessing (it's about an hour but beautiful, peaceful & uplifting)
Holy Week at Home Resources/Links
Bayard Publisher - Holy Week Resources sign up for email access
Lead an Experience of Holy Week (easy, great article) by Catechist's Journey/LoyolaPress
Song by Aly Aleigha from Rice Lake (Aly Aleigha, born & raised in Rice Lake, put out an incredible new song today (April 4) that enters into the mysteries of Palm Sunday & Holy Week. It tells the story from the vantage of St. Peter, but also from a disciple’s perspective. There are a host of resources to use with the song to enter into this sacred time. check it out!
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