Scholarship opportunity for 8th graders going to a Catholic high school next year! Stop in the parish office and pick up a Knights of Columbus scholarship application ASAP. Must be postmarked no later than May 14th! A $500 scholarship will be given to one student at Ss. Cosmas & Damian, and one student at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Feel free to share this information!
Week 1: Celebrate Easter!
Week 2: The Chosen: episode 7
- Watch this episode of The Chosen and see Jesus finally call Matthew, and watch his response!
- Use the Watch Guide to identify the characters as the scenes change quickly back and forth.
Watch and Reflect
You don’t have to write anything here, but think about Matthew and Nicodemus. Try to connect with their feelings and emotions if you can. Matthew and Nicodemus were both longing for an encounter with Jesus. One decided to follow him as soon as he was invited. The other will follow only from a distance. How will you follow the One who has called you?
Week 3: Resurrection People
- Connecting Jesus’ resurrection to our celebration of the Mass
- Connection resurrection and Mass to your personal life
- Living as a person of the resurrection
Read this LifeTeen article on the connections with Jesus’ resurrection and the Mass we celebrate every Sunday.
On the Road to Emmaus This is an engaging look at the connection between the resurrected Jesus and the holy Mass. You will enjoy this!
Week 4: Real Discipleship
- Examine how close Jesus wants you to be to Him. Rest in His arms.
- Listen to what you mean to Jesus with Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Begin a great adventure of faith with Jesus by reflecting on your faith journey with Him.
- Pray the Glorious Mysteries of the holy Rosary with other teens
Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Let’s begin a great adventure! Use this https://forms.gle/FxbKZTJCEjGnkD8Q6 to help you plan.
Special link on Gifts of the Holy Spirit to help you with the “Adventure” activity above.