Family Portrait

The Linked Parishes of  Pope John XXIII  &  Christ The King

Our 2020-21 Faith Formation Program

CELEBRATING OUR BELIEFS

Session 2 - Playlist Menu

 

AGE RECCOMENDATION CODE

P = Primary Grades     M = Middle Grades (Tweens)    T=Teens      A= Adult (Some Teens)

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The

Mass

Meaning

Structure

History

The

Eucharist

Symbol or Substance

What Does it Mean?

How Did It Start?

Sacraments of 

Initiation

Baptism

Eucharist

Confirmation

The

Saints

Who Are They?

Why Are They?

Do We Worship Them?

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Saints

THE PROCESS OF BECOMING A SAINT  

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ARTICLE: The official process for declaring someone a saint is called canonization.

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HOW DOES THE CATHOLIC CHURCH DECLARE SOMEONE A SAINT?   

M/T/A      Learn More

Busted Halo Video: Have you ever wondered about the steps to canonization — that is, being named a saint by the Catholic Church?

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ABC's OF SAINTS: CRAFT  

P/M      Learn More

A whole alphabet of Saints, ready for you and your kids to craft!  From Catholic Icing

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CARLO ACUTIS - MILLENIAL INTERNET SAINT   

T/A      Learn More

Italian teenager was very gifted with computers and put his talents to good use.

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MARIANNE COPE   

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Central NY Sister becomes Saint

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LUKAS STORYTELLER: Mother Teresa  

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FORMED VIDEO: Lukas, the fish, met Jesus and was so impressed and gratified that now together with his old friend Noah, a turtle survivor of Noah’s Ark, gather and tell the greatest stories of all times of Jesus and all the Saints that Lukas met through the ages 

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LUKAS STORYTELLER: St. Joseph 

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FORMED VIDEO: Lukas, the fish, met Jesus and was so impressed and gratified that now together with his old friend Noah, a turtle survivor of Noah’s Ark, gather and tell the greatest stories of all times of Jesus and all the Saints that Lukas met through the ages 

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SAINTS COLORING PAGE 

P/M     Learn More

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MARY & THE SAINTS  

T/A      Learn More

FORMED VIDEO. What is the connection between our understanding of Mary and the rest of the saints? 

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THE SAINTS: Our Heavenly Friends   

P/M     Learn More

FORMED ANIMATED VIDEO - Join Brother Francis as he introduces children to their heavenly friends, the saints!

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CATHOLIC SAINTS A-Z   

T/A      Learn More

Biographies of canonized Saints - EWTN page

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PATRON SAINTS A-Z   

All      Learn More

Patron saints are chosen as special protectors or guardians over areas of life. These areas can include occupations, illnesses, churches, countries, causes -- anything that is important to us.

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BLESSED SOLANUS CASEY:   

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Father Solanus Casey who prayed for the poor and healing of the sick in New York.  

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HOW TO DRAW THE SAINTS: Craft   

All      Learn More

How-to-draw video designed especially with All Saints’ day in mind and is aimed towards teaching kids of all ages what Saints really are. 

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COMMUNION OF SAINTS ACTIVITY 

P/M/T     Learn More

Printable activity teaching 3 groups included in COmmunion of Saints - printed sheet comes in 4 different age ranges.

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DO CATHOLICS WORSHIP SAINTS ?

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Video: Father Mike Schmitz wants to address some confusion regarding Catholics’ veneration of saints.  

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WHY DO CATHOLICS PRAY TO THE SAINTS ?  

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Video: Brother Ignatius Pio and Fr. Mark-Mary answer the age-old, controversial question, “Why do Catholics Pray to the Saints?”

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The Mass

THE PURPOSE OF THE MASS   

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FORMED Video:  In everything we do in life, it is essential to understand the goal or purpose - the same is true for Mass

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MOTIVATION TO GO TO CATHOLIC MASS   

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You may have heard priests or devout Catholics say something like, “If only people knew what was happening at Mass, they’d be more willing to go.”

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WHAT IF CATHOLICS FIND THE MASS BORING?    

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A Short video discussion with Bishop Robert Barron. 

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THE STRUCTURE AND MEANING OF THE MASS   

T/A      Learn More

Article - Very straightforward description of the parts of the Mass - USCCB site 

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WHAT IS THE MASS AND HOW HAS IT CHANGED THROUGH HISTORY  

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Short lecture style video by CATHOLIC ANSWERS.

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MASS HISTORY   

T/A      Learn More

Article: For almost two thousand years, since the time of the Last Supper, Christians have been asked to gather together once a week to celebrate the Lord’s Supper

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MEANING OF THE MASS  

T/A      Learn More

Brief Description followed by questions for reflection/discussion. 

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WHY MASS?  

T/A      Learn More

LifeTeen article - While some Sundays come and go with an air of absolute dog-tiredness, Sunday Worship isn’t meant to just be another obligation to fulfill in the rigamarole of Christianity. 

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THE MASS EXPLAINED   

T/A      Learn More

Very detailed article describing the construction, symbolism, and reasoning for the Mass

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THE MASS PRAYERS & RESPONSES   

T/A      Learn More

 

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LAST SUPPER COLORING PAGE  

P      Learn More

Color Jesus breaking Bread with the Apostles 

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REMEMBRANCE OF ME CROSSWORD   

M      Learn More

Crossword Puzzle with Word Bank

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VISUAL SCHEDULE FOR MASS   

P/M     Learn More

A visual schedule of the order of service provides social cues to help youth (or people with learning disabilities) to isolate & process the parts of the Mass as they happen. 

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MASS IS SPECIAL

P/M      Learn More

Story board for young children on Mass. 

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MASS CRAFTS FOR KIDS  

P/M      Learn More

Crafts, games, books, and other learning resources to make - Catholic Icing. 

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PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER PUZZLE  

M/T      Learn More

This puzzle helps students to identify and order the parts of the Liturgy of the Word  

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MASS CROSSWORD  

T/A      Learn More

Crossword Puzzle with Word Bank

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EXPLAINING MASS TO CHILDREN  

A      Learn More

For Parents of young children.

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"MAGNIFIKIDS"  DEMO

A      Learn More

For Parents - "Magnifikids" is a booklet of sixteen color pages for each Sunday, and also special issues for the major feast days (Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, Ascension, Assumption, All Saints Day)

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PARTS OF THE MASS

M/T/A      Learn More

The Mass follows a fundamental structure which has been preserved throughout the centuries down to our own day

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The Eucharist

CATHOLICS MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE EUCHARIST   T/A      Learn More

Catholics opinions on whether Eucharist is actually the Body and Blood of Christ

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BISHOP BARRON ON THE MYSTERY OF

EATING CHRIST'S FLESH    T/A      Learn More

Catholics opinions on whether Eucharist is actually the Body and Blood of Christ

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SACRAMENTS 101: How We Receive Eucharist  

T/A      Learn More

“Sacraments 101,” a web video series by Busted Halo geared for those who’d like an introduction or refresher course on these important, tangible Catholic experiences of God.

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SACRAMENTS 201: Eucharist - What We Believe

T/A      Learn More

Continuation of Sacraments 101 video (above)

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FOR CHILDREN - A MIRACLE AT EVERY MASS  

M/T      Learn More

FORMED video.  Fr. Riley will gives us a special, close-up look at the Eucharistic miracle at every Mass.

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KIDS EXPLAIN THE HOLY EUCHARIST 

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Short video with children explaining the meaning of the Eucharist

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CHILD'S GUIDE TO FIRST HOLY COMMUNION  

T/A      Learn More

Teacher reads this picture book by Elizabeth Ficocelli about how and why we receive the Eucharist

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WHAT IS THE POINT OF EUCHARISTIC ADORATION?  

T/A      Learn More

Conversation style video about adoration, what it is, and why it is important.

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A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ADORATION   

T/A      Learn More

Article by LifeTeen - author's first accidental experience and suggestions for your own.

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SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE OF EUCHARISTIC MIRACLES 

T/A      Learn More

Doctors from around the world have studied these eucharistic miracles and their findings are presented in this video.

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PRESENCE: THE STORY OF THE EUCHARIST   

T/A      Learn More

FORMED Video.  God is the Master Storyteller. He authors His great love story not only with words, but with deeds.

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BREAD OF LIFE: Celebrating the Eucharist   

P/M       Learn More

FORMED VIDEO:  Join Brother Francis in the delightfully inspirational and instructive animated presentation that teaches children all about the sacrament of the Eucharist!

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HOLY COMMUNION WORD SEARCH  

M/T     Learn More

Puzzle & Answers

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MIRACLE OF THE EUCHARIST  

P/M      Learn More

Animated Videoby Catholic Kids Media based on the loaves & fishes  story from the Gospel of John

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THREE WAYS TO TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT THE EUCHARIST  

A      Learn More

Article by Jeannie Ewing for parents of young children 

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SEE YOU IN THE EUCHARIST - NO, REALLY!  

T/A      Learn More

Article by LifeTeen - the past, present, and future converge in celebration before Christ’s altar

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LAST SUPPER COLORING PAGE 

P/M     Learn More

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Sacraments of Initiation

WHY WAS JESUS BAPTIZED   

T      Learn More

Short worksheet covers original Sin, Grace

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SACRAMENTS 101:  Why We Baptize   

T/A      Learn More

“Sacraments 101,” a web video series by Busted Halo geared for those who’d like an introduction or refresher course on these important, tangible Catholic experiences of God.

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T/A

SACRAMENTS 101 - Why We're Confirmed

T/A      Learn More

“Sacraments 101,” a web video series by Busted Halo geared for those who’d like an introduction or refresher course on these important, tangible Catholic experiences of God.

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WHAT ARE SACRAMENTS?  

M/T/A      Learn More

Short Video 

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A WALK THROUGH OF THE SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION  

T/A      Learn More

Video - How to walk through the sacraments of initiation as a family. 

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BAPTISM COLORING PAGE

P/M      Learn More

Coloring page with the words of Baptism. 

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SKETCHPAD PRESENTATION: Baptism   

M/T/A     Learn More

Video by SophiaINSTITUTE: Sacrament of Baptism

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SKETCHPAD PRESENTATION: Eucharist  

M/T/A     Learn More

Video by SophiaINSTITUTE: The Eucharist explaining the connection between Original Sin, Christ’s death and Resurrection, and the Holy Mass.

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SKETCHPAD PRESENTATION: Confirmation  

M/T/A     Learn More

Video by SophiaINSTITUTE: Sacrament of Confirmation explaining the connection to Pentecost, the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit

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BORN INTO THE KINGDOM: The Miracle of Baptism

P/M      Learn More

FORMED ANIMATED VIDEO:Brother Francis invites us to share in the realities of the Sacrament of Baptism and the union it provides us with God's big family! 

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RESTORED ORDER OF THE SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION  

T/A      Learn More

FAQ style document on the three sacraments.

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GATEWAY TO NEW LIFE   

T/A      Learn More

The sacrament of Baptism is the beginning of life—supernatural life. From BeginningCatholic

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GRACE FOR FULLNESS OF FAITH AND LIFE   

T/A      Learn More

While Confirmation is a distinct and complete sacrament in its own right, its purpose is to perfect in us that which was begun in Baptism. From BeginningCatholic

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RECEIVING THE LORD IN COMMUNION  

T/A      Learn More

The sacrament of the Holy Eucharist was instituted as a food, a spiritual food. From BeginningCatholic

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BAPTISM WORKSHEET  

P/M      Learn More

Story board of what happens at Baptism. 

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BAPTISM CRAFTS  

P/M      Learn More

Recipes, gifts, and more. 

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GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT PLAYLIST   

T/A      Learn More

A collection of short 2-3 minute videos describing the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit received at Confirmation. By Prof. Susan Timoney, Catholic University of America.

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FRUITS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT   

T/A      Learn More

Video: By the way we live and how we treat people, our lives produce some type of fruit. 

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BAPTISM & CONFIRMATION CROSSWORD PUZZLE   

T/A      Learn More

Puzzle helping teach the close relationship between these 2 Sacraments of Initiation

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