Curriculum Grade 2

Grade Two – Religious Education Program Curriculum

First Reconciliation and First Communion Parents Handbook

Theme: Jesus nourishes us and strengthens God’s life, grace, within us.

Objective: To present Jesus as the model for Christian living, and to introduce the sacraments of Baptism, Penance and Eucharist.

Profession of Faith: “I believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord. He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He suffered, died, and buried. He descended to the dead.”

Words to be taught:

Ascension Holy Day Rite of Penance
Blessed Sacrament Holy Week Resurrection
Crucifixion Liturgy of the Word Sacrament of the Eucharist
Charity Liturgy of the Eucharist Sacrament of Penance
Grace Pentecost Heaven Prayer Hell

Liturgical Symbols and Gestures to be taught:

Reconciliation Room Confessional
  • Give Sacred Scripture a special place in the classroom.
  • Encourage a reverent and prayerful attitude in the place of worship.
  • Foster the children’s participation in the prayer and worship of the parish community.
Prayers to be taught: Prayers to be encouraged:
Act of Contrition recommendedfor use throughout the Archdiocese Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament
Simple responses at Mass
Review prayers of the previous grades:
Sign of the Cross Morning and Evening Prayers
Our Father Grace at Meals
Hail Mary Spontaneous Prayer
Glory to the Father
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