Sunday School Calendar

SUNDAY SCHOOL CALENDAR 2017-18

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (Atrium) classes: 8:40-9:40 in rooms 7-8

September 24:  Parent Orientation between Masses in Rooms 7-8. Parents only, please

October 1:  All – Introduction to the Atrium; Ps. 23:1-2/Sign of the Cross; How to use a glue stick/ shapes collage

October 8:  Review of Introduction to the Atrium: All – Ps. 23:1-2; Creation Story

Oct. 15:   *Painting activity – Creation Story;  2nd, 3rd yr – Review Altar materials, Altar II (Tabernacle)

*Christmas program practice starting – 9:45-10:00 now through December  17

Oct. 22: NO CLASS/ Teacher Convention Weekend

Oct. 29:  All – Mt 22:34-40 Greatest Commandment; 1st, yr – Altar I (basic Altar materials); 2nd, 3rd yr – Altar III

November 5:   *Daylight Saving Time Ends, 1st yr – Altar collage, 2nd,  3rd yr- Lavabo

Nov. 12:  All– Liturgical colors, 1st yr – Liturgical color booklet/ how to staple;  2nd, 3rd – Liturgical calendar

Nov. 19: *Painting – Make Advent wreaths; Meditation on a Thankful Heart

Nov. 26:  NO CLASS/ HAPPY THANKSGIVING

December 3: All – Prophesy of Bethlehem; 1st, 2nd yr: relief map of Isreal; 3rd yr – Regions of Isreal

Dec. 10: All – Prayer corner to Advent blue/Prophesy of the Mother; 1st, 2nd yr – Annunciation; 3rd – Visitation

Dec. 17: All – Nativity and the Shepherds

***Tuesday, Dec. 19 Full rehearsal for Christmas Program, 6:30 p.m

 *** Wednesday, Dec. 20 Christmas Program, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 24: NO CLASS/ MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Dec. 31: NO CLASS/HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 7:  All – Change Prayer corner to Christmas White; 1st yr -independent work;

         2nd – Epiphany; 3rd – Presentation in the Temple

Jan. 14: Change Prayer corner to Ordinary Time Green;  All: Priest Vestments

Jan. 21:  All- Calling the Apostles ; 1st, 2nd – lacing cards/ beads, pouring beans 3rd yr – independent work

Jan. 28: 1st, 2nd   – pouring water;  3rd  yr – Water in the Wine

February 4: 1st yr – cutting; 2nd, 3rd  – Epiclesis

Feb. 11: All –  “Bury” Alleluia, Change prayer corner to Lenten purple                

                ***February 14: Ash Wednesday

Feb. 18: NO CLASS/ Presidents’ Day Weekend

Feb. 25: All – Plant wheat

March 4: All – Making Silence – listening; Parable of the Mustard Seed; 2nd, 3rd – Tracing

March 11:  *Daylight Savings Time starts.  All – Making Silence, spontaneous prayer; 1st yr – Pearl of Great Price;  

 2nd, 3rd – Parable of Hidden Treasure

March 18:  Making Silence – praying in our hearts; City of Jerusalem; Jn 12: 24 -Unless a grain of Wheat falls…

March 25: All – Palm Sunday – ALL – the Last Supper, 2nd/3rd yr– “Breaking apart” the Our Father

April 1: NO CLASS / HAPPY EASTER!

April 8:  All: Empty Tomb

April 15:  All- Parable of the Good Shepherd; collage

April 22:  1st; 2nd – Found Sheep; 3rd Hireling and the Wolf

April 29: 1st, 2nd – independent work; 3rd yr – Eucharistic Presence of Good Shepherd

May 6: *First Eucharist Sunday – All – Gesture when not yet receiving the Eucharist: All- Epiclesis

May 13: Mother’s Day, Mary, the Mother of the Church, review Hail Mary

May 20: Last Session – All – Pentecost Celebration

Epiclesis; Water in the Wine, Easter white