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The Fleet Sources – 4 December 2022 – Second Sunday of Advent – 2-A

Be Still and Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)

Be Attentive!

 

*Tugboat: From Your Lips to God’s Ear

Read Exodus 3 with an adult. What would your prayer be if you were Moses?

 

Priests, All (N) (C) –

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1546, 1547)

Jewish Awareness – Priest, Prophet, King
https://www.jewishawareness.org/messiah-prophet-priest-and-king/

 

Behold, Your Priest (N) (C) –

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2447)

Catholic Stand – A Kingdom of Priests
https://catholicstand.com/a-kingdom-of-priests/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
https://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Advent_Season/Advent_2_a

St. Charles Borromeo – 2nd Sunday of Advent – Cycle A
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/a_adv_2.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)–

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 1551, 1552, 1591, 1592)

 

Catholic I.D. (T) –

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 523, 719, 720)

 

*TugboatSalvation History: In the Beginning

Ask your parents to read Genesis 1:1 – 2:3  with you. This is the story  of creation.

 

 *Tugboat Challenge: Jesse Tree, Part II

Match the readings (Section A) with the proper symbol (Section B)

Section A:

  1. Sunday – “Moses,” read: Exodus 3 _______
  2. Monday – “The Israelites,” read: Exodus 16:1-36 _______
  3. Tuesday – “The Giving of the Law,” read: Exodus 20:1-20 _______
  4. Wednesday: “Joshua and the Fall of Jericho,” read: Joshua 6:1-27_______
  5. Thursday: “Gideon’s Test,” read: Judges 6:36-40 _______
  6. Friday: “The Loyalty of Ruth,” read: Ruth 1:13-18 _______
  7. Saturday: “Samuel,” read: 1 Samuel 16:1-13_______

Section B:

  1. Symbol: the woolen fleece of a sheep
  2. Symbol: ram’s horn (shofar)
  3. Symbol: crown
  4. Symbol: burning bush
  5. Symbol: tablets
  6. Symbol: wheat grain
  7. Symbol: manna

answers:

  1. D, 2. G, 3. E, 4. B, 5. A, 6. F, 7. C

 

 

The Fleet Sources –27 November 2022 – First Sunday of Advent – 1A

It’s All Connected (N) (C)–

Catechism of the Catholic  Church (CCC 1171)

USCCB – The Gospel According to Matthew
https://bible.usccb.org/bible/matthew/0

Ignatius Catholic Study Bible, New Testament, RSV, 2nd Edition. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2010.

The Didache Bible, With Commentary based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, NEW AMERICAN BIBLE, Revised Edition. Downers Grove, IL: Midwest Theological Forum, Inc, 2015.
*Introduction

Vincent P. Branick, Understanding the New Testament and Its Message, An Introduction. New York: Paulist Press, 1998.
*pp. 114-137

Agape Bible Study – !st Sunday of Advent (Cycles A)
https://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Advent_Season/Advent_1_a

 

*From Your Lips to God’s Ear: (T)

We want to make a Jesse Tree to help us in praying Scripture.

Here are a number of choices in making a Jesse Tree:

CatholicIcing.com offers  this:
https://www.catholicicing.com/jesse-trees/

SimplyCatholic.com offers this:
https://www.simplycatholic.com/the-jesse-tree/

Young-Catholics.com offers this:
https://young-catholics.com/98/advent-ideas-make-a-jesse-tree/

 

It All Adds Up (N) (C)–

 USCCB – The Gospel According to Matthew
https://bible.usccb.org/bible/matthew/0

Ignatius Catholic Study Bible, New Testament, RSV, 2nd Edition. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2010.

The Didache Bible, With Commentary based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, NEW AMERICAN BIBLE, Revised Edition. Downers Grove, IL: Midwest Theological Forum, Inc, 2015.
*Introduction

Vincent P. Branick, Understanding the New Testament and Its Message, An Introduction. New York: Paulist Press, 1998.
*pp. 114-137

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study – 1st Sunday of Advent (Cycles A)
https://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Advent_Season/Advent_1_a

St. Charles Borromeo Bible Study – 1st Sunday of Advent – Cycle A
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/a_adv_1.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic  Church – (CCC 518)

 

*Catholic I.D. –

 Catechism of the Catholic  Church – (CCC 1)

 

*Tugboat – Salvation History: The Greatest Story Ever Told

Catechism of the Catholic  Church – (CCC 117)

 

 *Tugboat Challenge: Jesse Tree, Part I

  1. Sunday – “Creation,” read: Genesis 1:26-2:3 ________
  2. Monday – “The Fall,” read: Genesis 3:1-24 _______
  3. Tuesday – “The Great Flood,” read: Genesis 7:1-24 _______
  4. Wednesday: “The Covenant with Abraham,” read Genesis 15:1-21 _______
  5. Thursday: “The Sacrifice of Isaac,” read: Genesis 22:1-19 ______
  6. Friday: “Jacob’s Dream,” read: Genesis 28:10-22 _______
  7. Saturday: “Joseph’s Story,” read: Genesis 37:1-4 _______
  1. Symbol: night sky with stars
  2. Symbol: snake or fruit
  3. Symbol: stack of wood
  4. Symbol: coat of many colors
  5. Symbol: ark or rainbow
  6. Symbol: world or dark and night
  7. Symbol: ladder

answers:

  1. F, 2. B, 3. E, 4. A, 5. C, 6. G, 7. D