Prayer A Gift To Make Us Holy


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Prayer A Gift To Make Us Holy

  1. 1. Prayer A Gift to make us Holy
  2. 2. Prayer <ul><li>How we talk to God </li></ul><ul><li>Many different ways to pray </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Informal </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Good at Prayer <ul><li>The only way to get good at praying, is to pray. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Form of Prayer <ul><li>Prayer of Blessing </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Petition </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Intercession </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer of Praise </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prayer of Blessing <ul><li>Prayer of Blessing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God Blesses Us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Bless God  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our prayer ascends in the Holy Spirit through Christ to the Father </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Prayer of Petition <ul><li>Prayer of Petition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>express our awareness of God.  (trinity) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are sinners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>turned away from God  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our petition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>asking for forgiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Then repenting </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Prayer of Petition (con’t) <ul><ul><li>Christian petition is centered on the desire and search for the kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome it </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-operate with its coming. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Prayer of Intercession <ul><li>Prayer of Intercession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer asking on behalf of another.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not only to our own interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>but also to the interest of others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Imitating Christ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>early Christian communities   </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Prayer of Intercession (con’t) <ul><ul><li>Intercession recognizes no boundaries: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We Pray for All </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highest to Lowest </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friends and Family </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enemies and Persecutors. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Prayer of Thanksgiving <ul><li>Prayer of Thanksgiving </li></ul><ul><ul><li>as in the prayer of petition, an offering of thanksgiving which share in the love of Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>joy and suffering </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>event and need </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Prayer of Praise <ul><li>Prayer of Praise </li></ul><ul><li>Praise is the form of prayer which recognizes most immediately that God is God.  </li></ul><ul><li>Gives him glory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simply because HE IS.  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pure in heart who love God </li></ul><ul><ul><li>shares in the blessed happiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in faith before seeing him in glory .  </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Prayer of Praise (con’t) <ul><ul><li>By praise, the Spirit is joined to our spirits to bear witness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise embraces the other forms of prayer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist&quot;. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Make a Prayer Assignment 1 <ul><li>Make a Prayer for each of the 5 Basic forms of Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Should include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A pray of no less than 3 Sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scripture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be sure to include each part of the prayer as we talked about in class. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Explanation of the Mass
  15. 15. Parts of the Mass <ul><li>Introductory Rites </li></ul><ul><li>Liturgy of the Word </li></ul><ul><li>Liturgy of the Eucharist </li></ul><ul><li>Communion Rite </li></ul><ul><li>Concluding Rite </li></ul>
  16. 16. Introductory Rites <ul><li>preparation </li></ul><ul><li>intro the Eucharistic Sacrifice. </li></ul><ul><li>unite as a community properly </li></ul><ul><li>prepared to hear God's Word and celebrate the Eucharist. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Introductory Rites <ul><li>Entrance Antiphon </li></ul><ul><li>Greeting Penitential Rite </li></ul><ul><li>Lord, Have Mercy </li></ul><ul><li>Glory to God </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Prayer </li></ul>
  18. 18. Liturgy of the Word <ul><li>Between the Opening Prayer and the preparation of the Gifts </li></ul>
  19. 19. Word of God is proclaimed <ul><ul><li>First Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsorial Psalm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gospel Acclamation (Alleluia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gospel Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profession of Faith Nicene Creed or Apostles' Creed </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. General Intercessions <ul><li>Prayer of the Faithful </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salvation of the World (Oppressed) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Community </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Liturgy of the Eucharist <ul><li>Corresponds to the words and actions of Christ at the Last Supper. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Preparation of the Gifts (Presentation) <ul><li>Offertory Song </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the Altar </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the Bread Preparation of the Wine </li></ul><ul><li>Washing of Hands Invitation to Prayer over the Gifts </li></ul>
  23. 23. Eucharistic Prayer <ul><li>Center and high point of the Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Makes Christ present for us in His Passion, Death, and Resurrection. </li></ul><ul><li>Entire assembly joins Christ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>works of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>offering of Sacrifice. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Communion Rite <ul><li>God gives a gift </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Son of God </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Savior of the world. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Communion Rite (includes) <ul><ul><li>The Lord's Prayer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rite of Peace (Sign of Peace) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fraction Rite Breaking of the Bread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamb of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Prayer Communion Silent Prayer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer after Communion </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Concluding Rite <ul><li>just as were greeted at the beginning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>greets the people again and blesses them in one of three forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the simple one, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a more solemn Blessing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>various seasons or on specific feast days </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayers over the people </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. You and Church Assignment 2 <ul><li>Where do you go to church? </li></ul><ul><li>How often do you go to church? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you like about church? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you dislike about church? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you feel at church? </li></ul><ul><li>How does the mass effect your relationship with Christ? </li></ul>
  28. 28. What Kind of Christian Are You? Assignment 2 (con’t) <ul><li>Choose any 5 Question with Scripture </li></ul><ul><li>Choose any 5 other Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Scripture for the other 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answer in 2-3 Complete Sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Questions are meant to be reflective. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Seven Deadly Sins <ul><li>Pride </li></ul><ul><li>Greed </li></ul><ul><li>Lust </li></ul><ul><li>Anger </li></ul><ul><li>Gluttony </li></ul><ul><li>Envy </li></ul><ul><li>Sloth </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Seven Deadly Sins <ul><li>not be satisfied merely to keep the commandments </li></ul><ul><li>They should be kept not merely according to the letter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>according to the spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>obliges us to strive for greater perfection. </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. The Seven Deadly Sins <ul><li>Actual sin is any willful thought, desire, word, action or omission forbidden by the law of God. </li></ul>
  32. 32. PRIDE <ul><li>Unrestrained appreciation of our own worth. </li></ul>
  33. 33.      GREED <ul><li>Immoderate desire for earthly goods. </li></ul>
  34. 34.       LUST <ul><li>Craving for impure pleasures. </li></ul>
  35. 35.       ANGER <ul><li>Inordinate desire for revenge. </li></ul>
  36. 36. GLUTTONY <ul><li>Unrestrained use of food and drink. </li></ul>
  37. 37.   ENVY <ul><li>Sorrow over another's good fortune. </li></ul>
  38. 38. SLOTH <ul><li>Laxity in keeping the Faith and the practice of virtue, due to the effort involved. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Prayer Assignment 3 <ul><li>Using your “Prayer Packet” </li></ul><ul><li>Choose and explain why your formal prayer helps combat one of the 7 deadly sins </li></ul><ul><li>Write an informal prayer to combat each of the 7 deadly sins </li></ul>
  40. 41. Show Stolen Summer
  41. 42. The Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit <ul><li>The Gifts of the Holy Spirit are the permanent dispositions </li></ul><ul><li>Help us to live the Christian life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Via the Holy Spirit. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit : <ul><li>Wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Counsel </li></ul><ul><li>Fortitude </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Piety </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of the Lord </li></ul>
  43. 44. Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit <ul><li>The Gifts of the Holy Spirit are important for us because they help us to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>make wise decisions about important matters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>understand the real meaning of life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>advise and help others to make the right decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>be strong to uphold and do what is right and to condemn and avoid what is wrong </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to know the teaching of God and our true destiny </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to give true worship and praise to God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to fear offending God who is our loving Father </li></ul></ul>
  44. 45. Fruits of the Holy Spirit <ul><li>The Fruits of the Holy Spirit are the virtues produced in our lives when we exercise the Gifts of the Holy Spirit . </li></ul>
  45. 46. There are twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit <ul><li>Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Joy </li></ul><ul><li>Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>Kindness </li></ul><ul><li>Goodness </li></ul><ul><li>Generosity </li></ul><ul><li>Gentleness </li></ul><ul><li>Faithfulness </li></ul><ul><li>Modesty </li></ul><ul><li>Self-control </li></ul><ul><li>Chastity. </li></ul>
  46. 47. When will we know that we are producing these Fruits in our lives? <ul><li>We will know we are producing these Fruits in our lives when we are loving, joyful, peaceful, patient, kind, good, generous, gentle, faithful, modest, when we exercise self-control and when we are chaste and pure. </li></ul>
  47. 48. The Eight Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-10) <ul><li>Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. </li></ul><ul><li>Blessed are the meek: for they shall posses the land. </li></ul><ul><li>Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted. </li></ul><ul><li>Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill . </li></ul>
  48. 49. The Eight Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-10) <ul><li>5. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God . </li></ul><ul><li>7. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God . </li></ul><ul><li>8. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. </li></ul>
  49. 50. 7-12-8 <ul><li>Choose 5 from each of the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifts of the Holy Spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fruits of the Holy Spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Beatitudes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tell How they relate to the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiritually </li></ul></ul>
  50. 51. Story Teller Assignment 4 <ul><li>Using each of your 15 selections write at story (3-5 Paragraphs) that uses the gifts and fruits of the holy spirit as well as the beatitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to underline where you used each in the story. </li></ul>