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Our 2020-21 Faith Formation Program

CELEBRATING OUR BELIEFS

Session 4 - Playlist Menu

 
 

AGE RECCOMENDATION CODE

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

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Liturgical Calendar

Seasons

Colors

History

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Saints

Who are they?

Patrons

Do we worship them?

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Feasts & Celebrations

What are they?

Are there different types?

How do we celebrate?

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Liturgical Calendar

SEASONS WITH SHANNON: Episode

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Shannon Muldoon of Catholic TV explains the Liturgical Calendar

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WHY SEASONS IN THE CHURCH?

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Fr. Brice Higginbotham explains why the colors in the church change over the course of a year.

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THE LITURGICAL YEAR- Catholic Central Video

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Beginnings, ends, and the in-between: we experience them in everyday life, but Catholics also have a calendar that serves as a guide to navigating them while getting closer to Christ.

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LITURGICAL COLORS SONG

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Song with lyrics teaching children the Colors of the Claendar.

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2020-21 CHURCH CALENDAR

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Unique weekly Church Calendar to color and follow.  Created by Joyful Cathilc Families.

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SIGNIFICANCE OF LITURGICAL COLORS INFOGRAPHIC

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Infographic describing seasons and meanings of the liturgical colors.  by CatholicLink

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INFOGRAPHIC: Jesus' Liturgical Year

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A Quick gragpic look at the entire year and how it outlines the life and Work of Jesus.  by CatholicLink

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LITURGICAL COLORS LESSON

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The colors of the vestments that the priest wears during the liturgy also help express the character of the mysteries being celebrated.

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LITURGICAL CALENDAR WORKSHEET

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Worksheet to fill in the circular Calendar and Church Seasons.

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A SEASON FOR EVERYTHING

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VIDEO The Church in its great wisdom has designed the liturgical calendar with the human spirit in mind. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz explores the reasons for the seasons in the Church's calendar,

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MAKING ORDINARY TIME EXTRAORDINARY

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In this article, you'll discover how to make Ordinary Time an extraordinary experience for Catholic kids.

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EVRYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CHRISTIAN CALENDAR!!

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An in depth look at our Liturgical Calendar from its earliest times through today.  Catholic Encyclopedia.

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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   

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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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YOU DON'T KNOW JACK: About Saints

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Part of a light hearted street interview series from Busted Halo w/Fr. Jack Collins.

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SAINT OF THE DAY CALENDAR

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Just what is says - Calendar with a Saint of the Day and link to Bio.  by FranciscanMedia.

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SAINT CRAFT FOR CATHOLIC KIDS

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Printable Templates for Paper Bag Puppets ($)

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SAINTS COLORING PAGES

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Over thirty Catholic saint coloring pages on this linked page.

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CELEBRATE YOUR "NAME DAY"

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Celebrate the feast of the saint whose name you were given in Baptism. 

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WHY DO CATHOLICS CALL MARY OUR "MOTHER"  

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VIDEO. Why do Catholics refer to Mary as "our mother"? She is the mother of Jesus, but is she our mother too?

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WHY DO CATHOLICS CALL MARY "MOTHER OF GOD"  

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VIDEO. Why is Mary called the Mother of God? Why do we honor Mary and call her Blessed?

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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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MEDITATIVE HYMN & VIDEO:"Oh Mary, Mother of God"  

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Enjoy a moment of quiet reflection

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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   

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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 Cmmunion 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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Feasts & Celebrations

YOU DON'T KNOW JACK: About New Year's

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Part of a light hearted street interview series from Busted Halo w/Fr. Jack Collins.

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MONTHLY FEAST DAYS: Kids Crafts & Activities

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Creative ways to celebrate the church year with kids!

by Catholic Icing

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FEASTS & HOLY DAYS

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The Catholic Church organizes its life around a cycle of feasts and remembrances that aims to sanctify certain times of the year and to regularly call to mind the life of Jesus and the witness of Mary and the saints. 

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SOLEMNITIES, FEASTS & MEMORIALS

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What is the difference between a solemnity, a feast, and a memorial?

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3 TYPES OF FEASTS

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VIDEO - Traditional school-like presentation on the 3 types of Feasts and their differences.

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UNDERSTANDING THE CHURCH CALENDAR: Feasts

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A churchwide calendar prompted the need to effectively organize the numerous holidays in a manner applicable to every diocese.

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FEAST DAYS FUN

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Celebrate the Feast Days!  Gallery of Feast Day Fun posts; activities, crafts and family traditions to live Liturgically!

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HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION, OR OPPORTUNITY?

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A brief history and explanation of the observance of Holy Days in the United States.

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2021 HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION & SOLEMNITIES

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To help you keep track and plan ahead, here’s a list of our 2021 Holy Days of Obligation, Liturgical Seasons for the year.

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ECCLESIASTICAL FEASTS

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Very In depth - -A feast not only commemorates an event or person, but also serves to excite the spiritual life by reminding us of the event it commemorates. Catholic Encyclopedia

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SEASONS AND FEAST DAYS

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EWTN Site -  Clickable resource that tackles the questions "Why do Catholics celebrate _______?"

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FOODIES CELEBRATE HERE

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Recipes based on Feasts and Seasons - My Catholic Kitchen

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