Church of St. Rose of Lima Mass Reflection Journal 2017

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1 Church of St. Rose of Lima Mass Reflection Journal 2017 Pastor Rev. Kenneth M. Zach Pastoral Associates Rev. Collins A. Adutwum Rev. Greg Rannazzisi Deacons Deacon Frank Flood Deacon Mike Gambardella Deacon Frank McGuinness Deacon Mike Vicinanza St. Rose of Lima Church Mass Schedule Saturday Evening 5:15 pm Sundays 8:00 am, 9:30 am Family Mass, 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 5:15 pm Youth Mass Holy Days Schedule 7:30 pm vigil (on the eve) 8:00 am, 10:00 am, noon and 7:30 pm Celebration of Reconciliation Every Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 pm After the 9:00 am Daily Mass By Appointment please call Dear Parents and Guardians: ALL STUDENTS in grades 4 8 are required to submit a completed mass journal to the address for the grade level or directly to the Religious Formation Office located in the Convent by MAY 1ST. It is extremely important that parents review the completed journal with their child prior to submission. Our pastor and parish priests will have the opportunity to review each journal once submitted. The attendance at any sacramental celebration such as a baptism, wedding, First Eucharist or Confirmation or at any Roman Catholic Church may be utilized in the completion of this journal. Student Name: Grade: Parent signature confirms review of this journal: 2017/18

2 FAMILY FAITH SHARING It is strongly encouraged that parents spend time with their child making sure that each of the following prayers has been memorized. In modeling the faith, parents can direct their children in nightly or morning prayers. Making the Sign of the Cross on your child s forehead each morning upon rising or before bedtime each night is a wonderful way to be mindful of our call to put God ever present in our day. Prayers can be found in the back of the student workbook. Sign of the Cross Our Father Hail Mary Glory Be Act of Contrition In the spring of the grade 6 year of instruction, all students will participate in an interview with a priest or staff members to assess personal readiness for our 2 year Confirmation program. In addition to the memorization of the prayers that our students began learning in first grade, they should be able to articulate an understanding of the following basis of our Catholic faith: What does it mean to pray? What are the Seven Sacraments? Who is Jesus? What do Catholics believe regarding the Eucharist? Why do we believe as Catholics, that weekly Mass attendance is important? Who is our parish patron saint? Who is our Pope? Making the time to have a faith sharing opportunity when you are together, whether it is sharing a meal at home or out, traveling in the car or quiet family time together at home, will enrich and strengthen the relationship shared with each other and with God. St. Rose of Lima Church ~ Office of Faith Formation Visit our parish web site at Fr. Ken Fr. Collins Fr. Greg

3 MASS REFLECTION 1: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 2: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 3 (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 4: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 5: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One

4 MASS REFLECTION 6: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 7: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 8: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 9: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One MASS REFLECTION 10: (Select appropriate time in our liturgical year) Select One

5 Examination of Conscience for Children Responsibilities to God: Do I think about God every day? Do I say my prayers? Do I pay attention and participate in the Mass? Have I prayed for guidance from God? Have I been moody and rebellious about praying and going to church on Sunday? Have I asked the Holy Spirit to help me whenever I have been tempted to sin, hurt myself or another? Responsibilities to Others: Have I been obedient and respectful to my parents? Have I talked back to my parents, teachers and other adults? Have I treated other children with respect or have I made fun of them and called them names? Have I used bad language or taken something that did not belong to me? I received the sacrament of Reconciliation on How did you feel after celebrating the sacrament of Reconciliation?

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