End of the Year Presentation

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This presentation was prepared for an end-of-the-year open house for parents of an 8th grade CCD class. It is a brief summary of the lessons, activities, and events of the year.

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End of the Year Presentation

  1. 1. 8th Grade CCDRoom 207: St. Dominic Pray for us! <br />
  2. 2. Our Textbook Resources<br />
  3. 3. Some Fall 2009 Lessons <br />The Greatest Commandments (love God and love neighbors) are a summary of the Ten Commandments. <br />God loves first: The Israelites loved God because he freed them from slavery. We love God because he died on the cross for us.<br />We love God by following the Ten Commandments and loving one another as he loved us. <br />
  4. 4. Fall Activity Example<br />
  5. 5. Some Winter 2009-2010 Lessons<br />The early Church was very similar to today’s Church in many ways. <br />The Church defended its beliefs by establishing the Biblical canon, through the writings of the Fathers of the Church, Ecumenical Councils, and the Creed.<br />Thanksgiving (the holiday) is similar to the Eucharist, which means “thanksgiving.” <br />The Church was divided during the 1054 schism, the Great Schism, and the Protestant Reformation. <br />St. Pius X encouraged people to receive the Eucharist daily and lowered the age of 1st communion to 7. <br />The Church went through many changes after Vatican II. <br />
  6. 6. Winter Activity Examples<br />
  7. 7. Some Spring 2010 Lessons <br />We respond in love to God’s covenant through faith, morality, and the sacraments. <br />The goal of the Church is the Kingdom of God, which we participate in through our vocations. <br />The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Confirmation are…<br />The Church is the Body of Christ, the Temple of the Holy Spirit, and the People of God. <br />Confirmation is NOT a graduation. <br />
  8. 8. Spring Activity Examples<br />
  9. 9. What is the Church?<br />
  10. 10. Catechesis with Fr. Bob <br />Catechesis with Fr. Bob <br />
  11. 11. Confirmation Retreat<br /> Fire and Ice!<br />Popple!<br />
  12. 12. Confirmation <br />Congratulations to all of you! Now it is time to pursue your calling within the Church. Use the gifts that the Spirit has given to you and make a difference in the world. <br />
  13. 13. Thank you for a great year!<br />

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