Curriculum Grade 3

Grade Three – Religious Education Program Curriculum

Theme: Jesus continues his life and work through his Church.

Objective: To deepen the child’s understanding of the Church and to help the child experience the Church as Christian community.

Profession of Faith: “I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.”

Words to be taught:

Annunciation Lay man, Lay woman Religious Sister
Assumption Parables Samaritan
Bishop Pastor Savior
Deacon Pope Stewardship
Disciple Priest Trinity
Religious Brother Word of God

Liturgical Symbols and Gestures to be taught:

Presider’s Chair Sacred Vessels
Vestments Sacristy
  • 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.
Review Prayers of previous Grades:
Sign of the Cross Act of Contrition
Our Father Morning & Evening Prayers
Hail Mary Grace at Meals
Glory to the Father Spontaneous Prayer
Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament
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