Walking with Jesus 
                              Transfiguration
                         Reading for Feb. 28, 2021
                                                                                    Second Sunday of Lent
                                                               Reading 1  Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18  
                                                              Responsorial Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19
                                                                         Reading 11 Romans 8:31b-34
                                                                        Gospel Mark 9:2-10
Opening Prayer
Dear God,
Open our hearts to hear
your word in the reading today..
Amen
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Closing Prayer
Dear God, 
Help us to trust in You and
keep our faith in You even if we can see you
Please take care of us.
Amen
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                Lent Activities  
Consider participating in the Mass either in person or virtually.
 
After hearing about the Transfiguration in the reading on Sunday consider talking with your family about the following questions.
1. How open are you to see things        in different perspectives?
2. What can you change to be more      like Christ?
 
How can your family grow in faith during Lent?
 
Activities for Families
 
                               Pray the Stations of the Cross on Fridays
               We should be opening our hearts to return to God.
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                Faith Formation 2020-2021See the source image

There is still time to register for Faith Formation. Sessions will begin virtually in October. There will be a virtual parent meeting on October 4th. If you want more information please email annemarie.dirndorfer@archbalt.org We will be having two options for Faith Formation this year. One option will be to have your child work with on-line instructors from Saint Mary’s Press for 15-30 minutes when it will be convenient for your child. The second option will be to work from the book and activities included in the backpack. Each grade will meet once a month as a review of the material with activities relating to the material.

Registration Form FF registration 2020-202
Grade 1 Home Guide Grade 1 Week 17-20
Grade 2 Home Guide Grade 2 Week 17-20
Grade 3 Home Guide Grade 3 Week 17-20
Grade 4 Home Guide Grade 4 Week 17-20
Grade 5 Home Guide Grade 5 Week 17-20
                       Student Ministry 2020-2021
                           6th grade and older
 
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There is still time to register for Student Ministry for Grades 6, 7 & 8th. The session will start in November, to allow families to adjust to the new normal school schedule. We will be using Saint Mary’s Press, Catholic Handbook Connection. We will be meeting virtually on Wednesday evenings on the first and third of the month. 
Email Letter student ministry
Calendar 2020-2021 Student ministry calendar
 
   
                                 Confirmation           See the source image
 
Confirmation is a Sacrament of Initiation in the Church. Confirmation allows us to be marked with the seal of the Holy Spirit
 
                      Confirmation for 2020-2021
 

Confirmation is for high schoolers that are in 9th grade or older, who have been in two consecutive years of Faith Formation either in Catholic private school, Faith Formation, or a homeschool setting. The session will start in November, to allow families to adjust to the new normal school schedule. We will be using Saint Mary’s Press, Call to Mercy. We will be meeting virtually on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Letter to parents letter to parents
Confirmation Handouts Info starting Confirmation
 
 
 
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The children of our parish are going to be receiving their First Communion in the coming weeks. Please keep these families and children in your prayers as they start to receive the Blessed Sacrament.
 

   

       First Reconciliation and First Communion

Communion is a Sacrament of Initiation in the Church. The Eucharist is our nourishment and strength for our daily lives.

 

Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist is for children in 2nd grade an older who have been in two consecutive years of Faith Formation either in Catholic private school, Faith Formation, or a homeschool setting. We will be using Saint Mary’s Press, Go and Seek. Children will work with parents and meet once a month starting in November.