Parish Religious Education Program 2017-2018

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Join us December 24 for our annual Christmas Eve Family Mass. At 3:30 pm our Children's Choir will delight us in song, followed by a Nativity Pageant by our parish children. All children are welcome to participate, children Grade 2 and younger are welcome to come dressed as angels and shepherds, Grade 3 and up are welcome as narrators and others roles. Our children in middle school will take preference for more important roles. We will have our rehearsal Tuesday, December 19 in church from 6:00-7:30 pm. For more information contact us by email at jmcguire@stpaulsofprinceton.org.

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Please mark your calendars for the Religious Education Program's Schedule for Thanksgiving. There will be no Religious Education Program classes on Tuesday, November 21 and Sunday, November 26. Classes resume Tuesday, November 28 and Sunday, December 3. We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your families!

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Sunday and Tuesday Parish Religious Education Classes begin on September 17 and September 19 respectively. All parents are asked to plan on staying for the first session as we will have a parent orientation to discuss the year to come. At this time parents will be given information about the Family Life Program, and important dates. We look forward to seeing everyone for the beginning of the year.

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Sunday PREP

Kindergarten

Kindergarten Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Sign of the Cross

September

  • 9/17: Lesson 1- God Our Father
  • 9/24: Lesson 2-Jesus is Our Friend

October

  • 10/01: Lesson 3-The Holy Spirit Helps Us
  • 10/8: Lesson 4- God Talks to Us
  • 10/15: Lesson 5-We Pray to God
  • 10/22: Lesson 6-God Protects Us
  • 10/29: Lesson 7- Jesus Tells Stories

November

  • 11/05: Lesson 8- Listening to Jesus
  • 11/12: Lesson 9-Welcome to God’s Family
  • 11/19: Lesson 10-My Parish
  • 11/26: No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

  • 12/03: Lesson 21-Getting Ready for Jesus
  • 12/10: Lesson 22-All Creation Welcomes Jesus
  • 12/17: Lesson 23-Gifts for Baby Jesus
  • 12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve
  • 12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

  • 1/07: Lesson 11-Special Leaders in the Church
  • 1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday
  • 1/21: Lesson 12-What Happens at Mass?
  • 1/28: Lesson 13-Family Celebrations

February

  • 2/04: Lesson 14-We Pray “Glory to God”
  • 2/11: Lesson 15-Everyone has Rules
  • 2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend
  • 2/25: Lesson 16-God Blesses Us

March

  • 3/04: Lesson 17-Showing Kindness
  • 3/11: Lesson 24- Jesus is Welcomed
  • 3/18: Lesson 25-Jesus Dies
  • 3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

  • 4/1: No PREP- Easter
  • 4/8: Lesson 26-Jesus is Alive
  • 4/15: Lesson 18-God Forgives
  • 4/22: Lesson 19-Seasons of the Church
  • 4/29: Lesson 20-We Celebrate with the Saints

May

  • 5/6: Lesson 27- I am with you Always & Lesson 28-The Spirit of Love

First Grade

First Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

September

9/17: Opening Lesson & Ch. 1- Created by God

9/24: Ch.2-God’s Gifts for Us

October

10/01: Ch.3- Made to Care

10/8: Ch.4 -The Holy Trinity

10/15: Ch.5 -The Holy Family

10/22: Ch.6- About the Bible

10/29:Ch.7-Jesus the Healer

November

11/05:Ch.8-Jesus Teaches Love

11/12:Ch.9-Jesus Teaches Us to Pray

11/19:Ch.10-Responding to God

11/26: No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/03:Ch.11-The Church as Guide

12/10:Ch.12-Friends of God

12/17:Pg. 23-Christmas: The Light of Christ

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

1/07:Ch.13-Disciples Serve

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/21:Ch.14-Making Choices

1/28:Ch.15-Showing Sorrow

February

2/04:Ch.16-Jesus the Savior

2/11:Ch.17-Holy Signs

2/18- No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Ch.18-We Are Welcomed

March

3/04: Pg. 27-Lent: Time for Change

3/11:Ch.19- We Give Thanks

3/18:Pg.33 Holy Week

3/25- No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1- No PREP- Easter

4/8:Ch.20-Forever with God

4/15:Ch.21-God’s Kingdom

4/22: Review Prayers- Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be

4/29: Parts of the Mass & Trip to Mercy Chapel

May

5/6:Pg.41 Pentecost

Second Grade

Second Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Sign of the Cross, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be
September

  • -9/17: Ch.10-The Sacraments
  • -9/24: Ch.11-Seek Forgiveness
  • -9/26: Parent Meeting for Reconciliation and First Eucharist (7:30-9:00pm St. Paul School Gym)

October

  • -10/01:Ch.12- The Church Year
  • -10/8: Ch.7- God’s Commandments
  • -10/14: First Reconciliation Retreat: Each child should be accompanied by 1 parent (9:30-11:30 am beginning in Church)
  • -10/15: Ch.8-Choose to Do Good
  • -10/22: Ch.9-God’s Mercy
  • -10/29: Ch.13- Welcome in the Kingdom

November

  • -11/05: Ch.14-Share the Good News
  • -11/12: Ch.15-Ways to Pray (Review Act of Contrition and Rite of Confession).
  • -11/18: Celebration of First Reconciliation (Sunday PREP celebrates at 11:00am)
  • -11/19: Ch.1- God’s Gifts
  • -11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

  • -12/03: Ch.2-God’s Promise
  • -12/10:Ch.3- The Word of God
  • -12/17: Pg.25- Christmas- Glory to God
  • -12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve
  • -12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

  • -1/07: Ch.4- God the Father
  • -1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday
  • -1/21: Ch.5- God the Son
  • -1/28:Ch.6- God the Holy Spirit

February

  • -2/04:Ch.16-Gather to Worship
  • -2/11:Pg.31- Lent: Teach Me Your Ways
  • -2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend
  • -2/24: Family Life Day Retreat (9:30am- 12:30pm)
  • -2/25: Ch.17-Listen to God’s Word

March

  • -3/3: First Eucharist Retreat: Each child should be accompanied by one parent (9:30am-12:30pm begins in Church)
  • -3/04:Ch.18- Remembering Jesus’ Sacrifice
  • -3/11:Ch.19-Supper of the Lamb
  • -3/18:Ch.20-Go Forth
  • -3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

  • -4/1: No PREP- Easter
  • -4/8: Pg.37-Easter: The Three Days
  • -4/15:Pg.43-Easter: We Rejoice
  • -4/22:Pg.310-313-We Worship: Sacrament of Eucharist
  • -4/25: First Eucharist Rehearsal (5:30-6:30pm in Church)
  • -4/28: First Eucharist Celebration (9:30 am children should report in the Spiritual Center Auditorium no later than 9:15 am)
  • -4/29: Ch.21-A Feast for Everyone

May

  • -5/6: Final Review Day, Class Party, Review Prayers

Third Grade

Third Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

September

9/17: Opening Lesson & Ch.1-The Creator’s Work

9/24: Ch.2- The Church Gathered

October

10/01: Ch.3-Families Teach Love

10/8: Ch.4-The Holy Family

10/15:Ch.5-The Church Celebrates

10/22:Ch.6- Pray Always

10/29:Ch.7-The Good News

November

11/05:Ch.8-The Pascal Mystery

11/12:Ch.9- The Body of Christ

11/19:Ch.10-Church Leaders

11/26: No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/03:Pg.15-Advent: Walk in the Light

12/10:Ch.11- One and Holy

12/17:Pg.23-Christmas: Glory to God

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

1/07:Ch.12-Catholic and Apostolic

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/21:Ch.13-Choose Love

1/28:Ch.14-Live in Light

February

2/04:Ch.15-Help with Choices

2/11:Ch.16-Sacraments of Initiation

2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Pg.29-Lent: Time for Change & Pg.296-Option for the Poor

March

3/04:Ch.17-Sacraments of Healing

3/11:Ch.18-Sacraments at the Service of Communion

3/18:Pg.35-Easter: Holy Week

3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1: No PREP- Easter

4/8:Ch.19- The Church through Time

4/15:Ch.20-The Work of the Church

4/22:Pg.300-Human Solidarity

4/29:Ch.21-Everlasting Life

May

5/6:Trivia Game with Faith Words & Review Prayers

Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Apostles Creed

September

9/17:Ch.1-God’s Providence

9/24:Ch.2-God’s Faithful

October

10/01:Ch.3-God’s Commandment

10/8:Ch.4-In God’s Image

10/15:Ch.5-Living in Community

10/22: Ch.6-Making Good Choices

10/29:Ch.7-The Beatitudes

November

11/05:Ch.8-Love God and Neighbor

11/12:Ch.9-Honoring God

11/19:Ch.10-Called to Serve

11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/03:Ch.11-Model of Virtue

12/10:Pg.15-Advent

12/17:Pg.21 Christmas

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

1/07:Ch.12-The Church Teaches

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/21:Ch.13-Family Love

1/28:Ch.14-Respect Life


February

2/04:Ch.15-Live in Truth

2/11:Pg.25-Lent: A Time to Pray & Pg.296-Option for the Poor

2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Ch.16-The Liturgical Year


March

3/04:Ch.17-The Seven Sacraments

3/11:Ch.18-Healing and Reconciliation

3/18:Pg.31-Easter: Holy Week/Triduum-the Suffering Servant

3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1: No PREP- Easter

4/8:Ch.19-A Generous Spirit

4/15:Ch.20-The Church in the World

4/22:Ch.21-Eternal Life with God

4/29:Pg. 292-Call to Family, Community, and Participation


May

5/6:Pg.300-Solidarity of the Human Family

Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary

September

9/17:Ch.1-God’s Plan for Creation

9/24:Ch.2-Made to Be with God


October

10/01:Ch.3-Signs of God’s Presence

10/8:Ch.4-The Mystery of the Trinity

10/15:Ch.5-Prayer and Worship

10/22:Ch.6-A Life of Virtue

10/29:Ch.7-Living Image of Christ


November

11/05:Ch.8-Proclaim the Kingdom

11/12:Ch.9-Celebrating the Pascal Mystery

11/19:Ch.10-The Church’s Message

11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/03:Ch.11-The Teaching Church

12/10:Ch.12-Lives of Holiness

12/17:Ch.13-Evil in the World

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve


January

1/07:Ch.14-New Life in Christ

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/21:Ch.15-Forgiveness and Healing

1/28:Ch.16-Gathered as One


February

2/04:Ch.17 Liturgy of the Word

2/11:Pg.25 Lent: A Time to Change

2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Ch.18-Liturgy of the Eucharist (Visit Mercy Chapel)


March

3/04:Ch.19-The Call to Serve

3/11:Ch.20-The Last Things

3/18:Pg.306-Creeds (Learn about Creeds and recite Nicaean and Apostles’)

3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1: No PREP- Easter

4/8:Pg.290-Life and Dignity of the Human Person

4/15:Pg.294-Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person

4/22:Pg.304 Scripture and Sacraments

4/29:Pg.21-Bring the Good News


May

5/6:Review Faith Words through game or quiz & Review prayers

Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary

September

9/17:Ch.1-Divine Revelation

9/24:Ch.2-The Creation Accounts


October

10/01:Ch.3-God’s Faithfulness

10/8:Ch.4-Journey’s End

10/15:Ch.5-God’s Saving Action

10/22:Ch.6-Living the Covenant

10/29:Ch.7-Leaders for God’s People


November

11/05:Ch.8-The Wisdom of God

11/12:Ch.9-Prophetic Promise

11/19:Ch.10-The Gospel Message

11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/03:Ch.11-The Early Church

12/10:Ch.12-The Body of Christ

12/17:Pg.15-23-Advent&Christmas

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

January

1/07:Ch.13-The Great Commandment

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/21:Ch.14-Justice and Peace

1/28:Ch.15-Sin and Forgiveness


February

2/04:Ch.16-Baptized for Mission

2/11:Pg.25-Lent: Time for Scrutiny & Pg.296-Option for the Poor

2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Ch.17-Lives of the Saints


March

3/04:Ch.18-Sharing God’s Love

3/11:Ch.19-The Communion of Saints

3/18:Ch.20-Christian Unity

3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1: No PREP- Easter

4/8:Pg.41-Ascension: Period of Peace

4/15:Pg.45-Pentecost: The Holy Spirit

4/22:Ch.21-A New Creation

4/29: Review Prayers: Creeds, Mass Parts, Act of Contrition


May

5/6:Review Faith Words: Quiz or Game

Seventh Grade

Seventh Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary & Nicene Creed

        September

        9/17:Ch.1-The Mystery of God

        9/24:Ch.2-The Word of God in Sacred Scripture


        October

        10/01:Ch.3-Jesus, Sign of God’s Love

        10/8:Ch.4-God is Trinity

        10/15:Ch.5-Jesus, Word of God

        10/22:Ch.6-Holy Spirit, Comforter and Guide

        10/29:Ch.7-The Way


        November

        11/05:Ch.8-Model of Wisdom

        11/12:Ch.9-Christ Our Savior

        11/19:Ch.10-Disciples in Community

        11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

        December

        12/03:Ch.11-Christ Present Among Us

        12/10:Ch.12-Source of Life

        12/17:Pg.23-Advent & Christmas

        12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

        12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

        January

        1/07:Ch.13-Freedom and Responsibility

        1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

        1/21:Ch.14-Respecting Life

        1/28:Ch.15-Being Virtuous


        February

        2/04:Ch.16-God’s Masterwork

        2/11:Ch.17-Sacraments of Initiation

        2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

        2/25:Pg.30-Lent: Conquering Temptation


        March

        3/04:Ch.18-Sacraments of Healing

        3/11:Ch.19-Called by God

        3/18:Pg.38-Easter: Triduum-Meeting Jesus with Joy

        3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

        April

        4/1: No PREP- Easter

        4/8:Ch.20-Act with Justice

        4/15:Ch.21-Our Reason for Hope

        4/22:Pg.348-Church History Timeline

        4/29:Pg.338 Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person & Pg.346-Care for God’s Creation


        May

        5/6: Review Faith Words through game or quiz and Review Prayers

Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Come Holy Spirit

September

9/17:Ch.1-In God’s Image

9/24:Ch.2-Revelation and Faith&One8 Parent/Candidate Meeting 3:00-6:00 pm

October

10/1:Ch.3-The Church is Holy

10/8:Ch.4-The Trinity Made Known

10/15:Ch.5-We are Christ’s People

10/22: No PREP-One8 1:00-6:00pm. HW: Pg.338 Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person

10/29:Ch.6-Temple of the Holy Spirit

November

11/05: No PREP: One8 1:00-6:00pm. HW: Ch.7-Encountering Christ

11/12:Ch.8-Life in Christ

11/19:Ch.9-One in Christ

11/26- No PREP-Thanksgiving

December

12/1: One8 5:00-9:00 pm

12/3:Ch.10-The Church is Apostolic

12/10:Ch.11-The Church is Catholic

12/17:Ch.12-The Church is Faithful

12/24: No PREP- Christmas Eve

12/31: No PREP- New Year’s Eve


January

1/7:Ch.13-Honoring God

1/14: No PREP- MLK Jr. Holiday

1/19: One8 5:00- 9:00 pm

1/21:Ch.14-Honoring the Family

1/28:Ch.15-The Dignity of All


February

2/2: One8 5:00-9:00 pm

2/4:Ch.16-Worship and Grace

2/11:Ch.17-Faithful Living

2/18: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/25:Ch.18-The Liturgical Year


March

3/2: One8 5:00-9:00 pm

3/4:Ch.19-The Communion of Saints

3/11:Ch.20-Examples of Living

3/18:Ch.21-From Age to Age: Final Session for Eighth Grade. Continue to follow One8 schedule

3/25: No PREP- Palm Sunday

April

4/1: No PREP- Easter

4/8: No PREP-One8 1:00-6:00pm

Tuesday PREP Afternoon & Evening

First Grade

First Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

September

9/19: Opening Lesson & Ch.1-Created by God

9/26:Ch.2-God’s Gift for Us


October

10/3:Ch.3-Made to Care

10/10:Ch.4-The Holy Trinity

10/17:Ch.5-The Holy Family

10/24:Ch.6-About the Bible

10/31: No PREP-Halloween

November

11/7:Ch.8-Jesus Teaches Love

11/14:Ch.9.Jesus Teaches Us to Pray

11/21: No PREP-Thanksgiving

11/28:Ch.10-Responding to God


December

12/05:Ch.11-The Church as Guide

12/12:Ch.12-Friends of God

12/19:Pg.23-Christmas: The Light of Christ

12/26: No PREP- Christmas

January

1/2: No PREP- New Years

1/09:Ch.13-Disciples Serve

1/16:Ch.14-Making Choices

1/23:Ch.15-Showing Sorrow

1/30:Ch.16-Jesus the Savior

February

2/6:Ch.17-Holy Signs

2/13:Ch.18-We Are Welcomed

2/20:Pg.27-Lent: Time For Change

2/27:Ch.19-We Give Thanks


March

3/06:Ch.20-Forever with God

3/13:Ch.21-God’s Kingdom

3/20:Pg.33-Holy Week

3/27: No PREP-Holy Week

April

4/3: No PREP- Easter

4/10: Review Prayers-Hail Mary, Our Father, Glory Be, by praying, playing, memorizing

4/17: Review the parts of the Mass. Tour the Mercy Chapel, and pray

4/24:Pg.41-Pentecost

May

5/01: Review Faith Words

5/08: Make-up day for snow or bad weather

Second Grade

Second Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Sign of the Cross, Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

September

      • 9/19: Ch.10-The Sacraments
      • 9/26: Ch.11-Seek Forgiveness
      • 9/26 Parent Meeting for Reconciliation and First Eucharist (7:30-9:00pm School Gym)

October

      • 10/3:Ch.12-The Church Year
      • 10/10:Ch.7-God’s Commandments
      • 10/14: First Reconciliation Retreat: Each child should be accompanied by one parent(9:30- 11:30am beginning in Church)
      • 10/17:Ch.8-Choose to Do Good
      • 10/24:Ch.9-God’s Mercy
      • 10/31: No PREP-Halloween

November

      • 11/7:Ch.13- Welcome in the Kingdom (Review act of Contrition)
      • 11/14:Ch.14-Share the Good News
      • 11/18 First Reconciliation 9:30am in Church (bring wallet sized photo)
      • 11/21:No PREP-Thanksgiving
      • 11/28:Ch.15-Ways to Pray

December

      • 12/5: Ch.1-God’s Gifts
      • 12/12:Ch.2-God’s Promise
      • 12/20: Pg.25-Christmas-Glory to God
      • 12/27: No PREP- Christmas

January

      • 1/2: No PREP-New Years
      • 1/9:Ch.3-The Word of God
      • 1/16:Ch.4-God the Father
      • 1/23:Ch.5-God the Son
      • 1/30:Ch6-God the Holy Spirit

February

      • 2/6: Ch.16-Gather to Worship
      • 2/13 Pg.31- Lent: Teach Me Your Ways
      • 2/20:Ch.17-Listen to God’s Words
      • 2/24 Family Life Day 1-4: 9am-Noon
      • 2/27 Ch.18- Remembering Jesus’ Sacrifice

March

      • 3/3: First Eucharist Retreat: Each child should be accompanied by one parent(beginning in Church 9:30am-12:30pm
      • 3/6: Ch.19-Supper of the Lamb
      • 3/13: Ch.20-Go Forth
      • 3/20: Pg.39-Easter Triduum-Meeting Jesus with Joy
      • 3/27: No PREP-Holy Week

April

      • 4/3:No PREP-Easter
      • 4/10:Pg.37-Easter-The Three Days
      • 4/17:Pg.43-Easter-We Rejoice
      • 4/24:Pg.310-313-We Worship: Sacrament of Eucharist

May

      • 5/1: Ch.21-A Feast for Everyone
      • 5/2: First Eucharist Rehearsal (In Church 7:00-8:00pm)
      • 5/5: Celebration of First Eucharist (11:30am, arrive in Spiritual Center no later than 11:15am)
      • 5/8 Make up day for cancellation (Final review-Party)

Third Grade

Third Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

September

9/19: Opening Lesson & Ch.1 Creator’s Work

9/26:Ch.2-A Church Gathered


October

10/3:Ch.3-Families Teach Love

10/10:Ch.4-The Holy Family

10/17:Ch.5-The Church Celebrates

10/24:Ch.6-Pray Always

10/31: No PREP-Halloween

November

11/7:Ch.7- The Good News

11/14:Ch.8-The Pascal Mystery

11/21: No PREP-Thanksgiving

11/28:Ch.9-The Body of Christ


December

12/05:Ch.10-Church Leaders

12/12:Pg.15-Advent: Walk in the Light

12/19:Pg.23-Christmas: Glory to God

12/26: No PREP- Christmas


January

1/2: No PREP- New Years

1/09:Ch.11-One and Holy

1/16:Ch.12-Catholic and Apostolic

1/23:Ch.13-Choose Love

1/30:Ch.14-Live in Light


February

2/6:Ch.15-Help with Choices

2/13:Pg.29-Lent: Time for Change

2/20:Ch.16-Sacraments of Initiation

2/27:Pg.296-Option for the Poor


March

3/06:Ch.17-Sacraments of Healing

3/13:Ch.18-Sacraments at the Service of Communion

3/20:Pg.35-Easter: Holy Week

3/27: No PREP-Holy Week

April

4/3: No PREP- Easter

4/10:Ch.19-The Church through Time

4/17:Ch.20- The Work of the Church and Pg.300-Human Solidarity

4/24: Ch.21-Everlasting Life

May

5/01: Review Prayers: Introduce the Nicaean Creed,Review Mass Parts.

5/08: Make-up day for snow or cancellations

Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Apostles Creed

September

9/19:Ch.1-God’s Providence

9/26:Ch.2-God’s Faithful

October

10/03:Ch.3-God’s Commandment

10/10:Ch.4-In God’s Image

10/17:Ch.5-Living in Community

10/24: Ch.6-Making Good Choices

10/31:No PREP- Halloween

November

11/7:Ch.7-The Beatitudes

11/14:Ch.8-Love God and Neighbor

11/21:No PREP-Thanksgiving

11/28- Ch.9-Honoring God

December

12/05:Ch.10-Called to Serve

12/12:Pg.15-Advent

12/19:Pg.21 Christmas

12/26: No PREP- Christmas Eve

January

1/2: No PREP- New Year’s Day

1/09:Ch.11-Model of Virtue

1/16: Ch.12-The Church Teaches

1/23:Ch.13-Family Love

1/30:Ch.14-Respect Life


February

2/06:Ch.15-Live in Truth

2/13:Pg.25-Lent: A Time to Pray & Pg.296-Option for the Poor

2/20: Ch.16-The Liturgical Year

2/27:Ch.17-The Seven Sacraments

March

3/06:Ch.18-Healing and Reconciliation

3/13:Ch.19-A Generous Spirit

3/20:Pg.31-Easter: Holy Week/Triduum-the Suffering Servant

3/27: No PREP- Holy Week

April

4/3: No PREP- Easter Week

4/10:Ch.20-The Church in the World

4/17:Ch.21-Eternal Life with God

4/22:

4/24:Pg. 292-Call to Family, Community, and Participation

May

5/1:Pg.300-Solidarity of the Human Family

5/8: Make-up day for snow or cancellations

Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary

September

9/19:Ch.1-God’s Plan for Creation

9/26:Ch.2-Made to Be with God


October

10/03:Ch.3-Signs of God’s Presence

10/10:Ch.4-The Mystery of the Trinity

10/17:Ch.5-Prayer and Worship

10/24:Ch.6-A Life of Virtue

10/31: No PREP- Halloween


November

11/07:Ch.7-Living Image of Christ

11/14:Ch.8-Proclaim the Kingdom

11/21:No PREP-Thanksgiving

11/28- Ch.9-Celebrating the Pascal Mystery

December

12/05:Ch.10-The Church’s Message

12/12:Ch.11-The Teaching Church

12/19:Ch.12-Lives of Holiness

12/26: No PREP- Christmas


January

1/2: No PREP- New Year’s

1/9:Ch.13-Evil in the World

1/16:Ch.14-New Life in Christ

1/23:Ch.15-Forgiveness and Healing

1/30:Ch.16-Gathered as One


February

2/6:Ch.17 Liturgy of the Word

2/13:Pg.25 Lent: A Time to Change

2/20: No PREP- Presidents’ Day Weekend

2/27:Ch.18-Liturgy of the Eucharist (Visit Mercy Chapel)


March

3/6:Ch.19-The Call to Serve

3/13:Ch.20-The Last Things

3/20:Pg.306-Creeds (Learn about Creeds and recite Nicaean and Apostles’)

3/27: No PREP- Holy Week

April

4/3: No PREP- Easter Week

4/10:Pg.290-Life and Dignity of the Human Person

4/17:Pg.294-Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person

4/24:Pg.304 Scripture and Sacraments

May

5/1: Pg.21-Bring the Good News5/8:Make-up day for snow or cancellation.

Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary

September

9/19:Ch.1-Divine Revelation

9/26:Ch.2-The Creation Accounts


October

10/03:Ch.3-God’s Faithfulness

10/10:Ch.4-Journey’s End

10/17:Ch.5-God’s Saving Action

10/24:Ch.6-Living the Covenant

10/31:No PREP- Halloween


November

11/07:Ch.7-Leaders for God’s People

11/14:Ch.8-The Wisdom of God

11/21:No PREP-Thanksgiving

11/28:Ch.9-Prophetic Promise

December

12/05:Ch.10-The Gospel Message

12/12:Ch.11-The Early Church

12/19:Pg.15-23-Advent&Christmas

12/26: No PREP- Christmas

January

1/2: No PREP- New Year’s Eve

1/9:Ch.12-The Body of Christ

1/14:Ch.13-The Great Commandment

1/21:Ch.14-Justice and Peace

1/28:Ch.15-Sin and Forgiveness


February

2/06:Ch.16-Baptized for Mission

2/13:Pg.25-Lent: Time for Scrutiny & Pg.296-Option for the Poor

2/20: Ch.17-Lives of the Saints

2/27:Ch.18-Sharing God’s Love


March

3/6:Ch.19-The Communion of Saints

3/13:Ch.20-Christian Unity

3/20:Ch.21-A New Creation

3/27: No PREP- Holy Week

April

4/3: No PREP- Easter Week

4/10:Pg.41-Ascension: Period of Peace

4/17:Pg.45-Pentecost: The Holy Spirit

4/24:Review Prayers: Creeds, Mass Parts, Act of Contrition

May

5/1:Review Faith Words: Quiz or Game5/8: Make-up day for snow or cancellations

Seventh Grade

Seventh Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: The Rosary & Nicene Creed

September

  • 9/19:Ch.1-The Mystery of God
  • 9/26:Ch.2-The Word of God in Sacred Scripture

October

  • 10/03:Ch.3-Jesus, Sign of God’s Love
  • 10/10:Ch.4-God is Trinity
  • 10/17:Ch.5-Jesus, Word of God
  • 10/24:Ch.6-Holy Spirit, Comforter and Guide
  • 10/31:No PREP- Halloween

November

  • 11/07:Ch.8-Model of Wisdom
  • 11/14:Ch.9-Christ Our Savior
  • 11/12:No PREP-Thanksgiving
  • 11/28- Ch.7-The Way

December

  • 12/03:Ch.10-Disciples in Community
  • 12/10:Ch.11-Christ Present Among Us
  • 12/17:Pg.23-Advent & Christmas
  • 12/24: No PREP- Christmas

January

  • 1/2: No PREP- New Year's
  • 1/9:Ch.12-Source of Life
  • 1/16: Ch.13-Freedom and Responsibility
  • 1/23:Ch.14-Respecting Life
  • 1/30:Ch.15-Being Virtuous

February

  • 2/6:Ch.16-God’s Masterwork
  • 2/13:Ch.17-Sacraments of Initiation
  • 2/20: Pg.30-Lent: Conquering Temptation
  • 2/27:Ch.18-Sacraments of Healing

March

  • 3/6:Ch.19-Called by God
  • 3/13:Ch.20-Act with Justice
  • 3/20:Pg.38-Easter: Triduum-Meeting Jesus with Joy
  • 3/7: No PREP- Holy Week

April

  • 4/3: No PREP- Easter Week
  • 4/10:Ch.21-Our Reason for Hope
  • 4/17:Pg.348-Church History Timeline
  • 4/24:Pg.338 Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person & Pg.346-Care for God’s Creation

May

  • 5/1: Review Faith Words through game or quiz and Review Prayers
  • 5/8: Make-up day for snow or cancellation

Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Curriculum 2017-2018

Prayer Goals: Come Holy Spirit

September

  • 9/19:Ch.1-In God’s Image
  • 9/24: One8 Parent/Candidate Meeting 3:00-6:00 pm
  • 9/26:Ch.2-Revelation and Faith

October

  • 10/3:Ch.3-The Church is Holy
  • 10/10:Ch.4-The Trinity Made Known
  • 10/17:Ch.5-We are Christ’s People
  • 10/22: No PREP-One8 1:00-6:00 pm.
  • 10/24:No PREP- HW: Pg.338 Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person
  • 10/31:No PREP- Halloween

November

  • 11/05: One8 1:00-6:00 pm.
  • 11/7: No PREP- HW: Ch.7-Encountering Christ
  • 11/14:Ch.6-Temple of the Holy Spirit
  • 11/21:No PREP-Thanksgiving
  • 11/28- Ch.8-Life in Christ

December

  • 12/1: One8 5:00-9:00 pm
  • 12/05:Ch.9-One in Christ
  • 12/12:Ch.10-The Church is Apostolic
  • 12/19:Ch.11-The Church is Catholic
  • 12/26: No PREP- Christmas

January

  • 1/2: No PREP- New Year's
  • 1/09:Ch.12-The Church is Faithful
  • 1/16: Ch.13-Honoring God
  • 1/19: One8 5:00-9:00 pm
  • 1/23:Ch.14-Honoring the Family
  • 1/30:Ch.15-The Dignity of All

February

  • 2/2: One8 5:00-9:00 pm
  • 2/6:Ch.16-Worship and Grace
  • 2/13:Ch.17-Faithful Living
  • 2/20: Ch.18-The Liturgical Year
  • 2/27:Ch.19-The Communion of Saints

March

  • 3/2: One8 5:00-9:00 pm
  • 3/04:Ch.20-Examples of Living
  • 3/11:Ch.21-From Age to Age
  • 3/18: Final Session for Eighth Grade. Continue to follow One8 schedule
  • 3/25: No PREP- Holy Week

April

  • 4/1: No PREP- Easter
  • 4/8: One8 1:00-6:00 pm

A Note to Parents:

On weeks when One8 Confirmation meets there will be no Tuesday PREP the Tuesday following (though students should complete homework listed on those weeks). Weeks following Friday One8, Tuesday PREP will be held. Please see December, One8 meets on December 1st, and Tuesday PREP is held on December 5th. Thank you for making note of this.

Contacts

John McGuire
Director
Office of Religious Education
(609) 524-0509

Mrs. Maureen Sano
Administrative Assistant
(609)524-0510

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
And by appointment.

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