22nd MARCH 2020 Eleventh Meeting


Holy Family Church

Family Catechism Schedule

22nd MAR 2020  Eleventh Meeting (St. Rita’s Centre) 4pm – 7pm

  • Children group
  • Share what they have done with their parents during this month. Take a look to (nn. 41-46) of the You Cat and comment with them about how Jesus ascended into Heaven to intercede for us. Yet He still remains with us in a mysterious way so that He is with us until the last day when He will come to establish for ever the Kingdom of God.
  • I belong 8 Page 89 This is what that beautiful new world will be like (Rev 21:1-4)
  • The Kingdom of God is presented as a Nuptial celebration and Banquet.
  • I belong 8 Page 88 At the Eucharist we think about the FUTURE.
  • I belong 8 Page 85-87 BIBLE The Wedding at Canna.
    • There is a wedding. They have not enough wine and not the best wine. They have no more wine.
    • There are Jesus and Mary, Jesus converted the water in the best wine ever. That was the first miracle of Jesus. Announce the great nuptial celebration in Heaven between God and his people, between Jesus and his Church.
    • The new wine represents the new and eternal Life, the new and eternal Joy and Love of the Holy Spirit that the Blood of Christ gives us.
  • I belong 8 Page 88 At the Eucharist we think about NOW.
    • Jesus is the vine, we are the branches. I belong 8 Page 80
    • “I am the vine, and you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit.” (John 15:5-6)
  • I belong 8 Page 88 At the Eucharist we think about the PAST.
    • I belong 8 Page 83 The Old Testament: Passover and cup of wine.
    • I belong 8 Page 90 Jesus celebrated the Passover, during the LAST SUPPER. He offers to us the wine of the New Covenant, his own Blood, his own Life given up for our salvation.
  • I belong 8 Page 91 If there is still time they can do the word search.


  • Parents group
    • Last month report: experiences of meetings at home.
    • I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins.
    • YouCat: I. Creed: (nn. 47-57)
      • 8. Holy Spirit (nn. 47-49) Gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit.
      • 9. Church (nn. 50-54)
      • 10. Forgiveness of sins (nn. 55-57)
    • Bible readings 
      • During the Last Supper Jesus spoke of the Holy Spirit
        • If you love me you will keep my commandments. I shall ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you for ever. (John 14:16-17)
        • I have said this things to you while still with you; but the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and remind you of all I have said to you. Peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you, a peace the world cannot give, this is my gift to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. (Jn 14: 25-27)
        • I still have many things to say to you, but they would be too much for you now. But when the Spirit of truth comes he will lead you to the complete truth. (Jn 16: 12-13)
      • On Easter Sunday Jesus give his apostles the Holy Spirit
        • In the evening of the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, ‘Peace be with you’, and showed them his hands and his side. The disciples were filled with joy when they saw the Lord, and he said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. ‘As the Father sent me, so am I sending you.’ After saying this he breathed on them and said: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. For those whose sins you forgive, they are forgiven; for those whose sins you retain, they are retained.’ (Jn 20: 19-23)

FOR FAMILY MEETINGS AT HOME

  • Talk with them about what they have done in Catechism meeting.
  • Read with them the story of the Wedding at Canna. Comment it and connect it with the Eucharist we celebrate. (I belong 8 Page 85-86)
  • Colour the picture on page 87
  • I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins.
    • YouCat: I. Creed: (nn. 47-57)
      • 8. Holy Spirit (nn. 47-49) Gifts and fruit of the Holy Spirit.
      • 9. Church (nn. 50-54)
      • 10. Forgiveness of sins (nn. 55-57)
    • Take a look to these numbers of the You Cat and comment with them about the Holy Spirit and the Church.
    • Watch with them the videos about the Holy Spirit and the Church.