January 6-8

Week 1: Jesus Calls Simon

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Pray

  • Find at least 5 minutes each day to connect with God. Whether that be through memorized prayers, free prayer, song, or Scripture, God wants to hear from you!

Week 2: What it Means to Be Church

Main Ideas

  • Jesus founded the Church on St. Peter
  • We are Church.
  • What does it mean to be “Church”?
  • The Marks of the Church – One, Holy, Catholic & Apostolic
  • Learn the purpose and mission of the Church

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Respond

  • After watching the assigned videos, please complete this response page

Pray

  • Get to Mass! Come in person if you can, but virtual is an option if you can’t. Holy Mass is such important prayer!

Week 3: Father Michael's
Message to You

Watch and Reflect

  • Your Pastor, Fr. Michael Stalla has a special message for our teenagers, and he speaks with passion! Watch and listen to Fr. Michael’s homily from a recent Sunday Mass to our teens.
  • Please watch the video below. After watching the video, spend 10 minutes or so reflecting and praying on what you have just heard. 
  • After some reflection time, watch the video again. It can be shortly after, or hours or a couple days later. This time, watch Fr. Michael’s message with a heart open to whatever God is calling of you. 
  • After your second viewing, complete this reflection

Eucharistic Miracles

  • Here are a couple of links to Eucharistic Miracles, where the consecrated hosts turned into actual heart tissue, with scientific evidence of suffering. 

Pray

  • Find at least 5 minutes each day to connect with God. Whether that be through memorized prayers, free prayer, song, or Scripture, God wants to hear from you

Week 4: Sacraments Help Us to Be Church

Watch

  • Sketchy Catholicism’s “Sacraments
  • Watch “The Veil Removed.” this will help you understand how to look more deeply at what is happening at every Mass. 

Fr. Michael

  • Video from Fr. Michael on how the Sacraments, instituted by Jesus Christ, help us to “be Church.”  COMING SOON

Reflect

  • Complete this reflection. You will choose at least one question and write a paragraph response.