Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson

The Rich Man: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” -Mark 10:17-30 When we read this passage to our childrenContinue reading “Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson”

Session 24: The Lord’s Prayer

Significance of the Our Father Prayer  “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. “Pray then in this way: OurContinue reading “Session 24: The Lord’s Prayer”

Session 23: Commandments Four through Ten

Showing Love Towards Others By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.  For the love of God is this, that we obey his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.  -1 John 5:2-3 For the past two Sessions we have been focusing on theContinue reading “Session 23: Commandments Four through Ten”

Session 22: The First Three Commandments

Showing Love Towards God Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.  For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all isContinue reading “Session 22: The First Three Commandments”

Session 21: Sacraments of Service and Communion

Matrimony and Holy Orders For those who want to save their life will lose it,  and those who lose their life for my sake will save it. -Luke 9:24 This week we are discussing the final two sacraments that consecrate people for service to the whole Church: Matrimony and Holy Orders. These are known asContinue reading “Session 21: Sacraments of Service and Communion”

Session 20: Penance and Anointing of the Sick

God’s Mercy Revealed Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. When I declared not my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night thy handContinue reading “Session 20: Penance and Anointing of the Sick”