Grade Five – Religious Education Program Curriculum
Theme: Through the Sacraments the Church celebrates Christ’s saving action in our lives.
Objective: To help the child experience and understand the rites of the Sacraments, and so become a more conscious and active participant in the Church’s sacramental life.
Profession of Faith: Review the Apostles’ Creed
Words to be taught:
|Absolution||Original Sin||Sacrament of Holy Orders|
|Confession||Paschal Mystery||Sacrament of Matrimony|
|Evangelization||Gloria||Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick|
|Minister||Sacrament of Confirmation||Transubstantiation|
Liturgical Symbols and Gestures to be taught:
- 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, in particular in the rites of the Sacraments
Prayers to be taught: Gloria, Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary
Prayers to be encourage: Act of Love
|Review Prayers of previous Grades:|
|Sign of the Cross||Simple responses at Mass||Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary|
|Our Father||Morning and Evening Prayers||Act of Faith|
|Hail Mary||Grace at Meals||Stations of the Cross|
|Glory to the Father||Spontaneous Prayer||Sanctus|
|Act of Contrition||Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament|
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