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

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The

Eucharist

Symbol or Substance

What Does it Mean?

How Did It Start?

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Sacraments of 

Initiation

Baptism

Eucharist

Confirmation

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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?   

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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  

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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 

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MARY & THE SAINTS  

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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   

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

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CATHOLIC SAINTS A-Z   

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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   

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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 

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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   

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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   

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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  

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Brief Description followed by questions for reflection/discussion. 

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WHY MASS?  

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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   

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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  

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Color Jesus breaking Bread with the Apostles 

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REMEMBRANCE OF ME CROSSWORD   

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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  

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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  

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“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

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Continuation of Sacraments 101 video (above)

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FOR CHILDREN - A MIRACLE AT EVERY MASS  

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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   

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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  

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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   

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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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SACRAMENTS 101 - Why We're Confirmed

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“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  

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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  

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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  

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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   

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

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GRACE FOR FULLNESS OF FAITH AND LIFE   

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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  

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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   

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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   

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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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