The Fleet Sources – 18 December 2022 – Fourth Sunday of Advent – 4-A

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

Praying Through the Liturgical Year

From your Lips to God’s Ear (T)-

“Please, Lord,
baptize me in the fire of Your Spirit.
I am slow to see
and need clear instructions and courage
to follow Your Way.
Grace me with Your approval.”


Kings, All (N) (C)

Governance structure, the Herods (‘the Great’ and ‘Antipas’)

Herod the Great:

Herod Antipas:

The Herodian Dynasty:


Behold: Your King (N) (C)

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 2447)

Please refer to the listed Scriptural readings.


Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)–

10 Fulfillment formula statements; Christ, Emmanuel, Jesus:

Agape – Fourth Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)


Buried Treasure (T) –

Christ, Emmanuel, Jesus


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

Holy Days of Obligation:
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2177, 2185)

K of C – Holy Days of Obligation:

January 1 – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter – Solemnity of the Ascension

August 15 – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

November 1 – Solemnity of All Saints

December 8 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

December 25 – Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord


Tugboat – Salvation History: In His Image, II

The Most Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Catholic Faith:
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 234)


Tugboat Challenge: Jesse Tree, Part IV

Match Bible verses with symbols:

A. Verses:

  1. Sunday – “John the Baptist,” read: Matthew 3:1-17 _____
  2. Monday – “Mary,” read: Luke 1:26-38 _____
  3. Tuesday – “Elizabeth,” read: Luke 1:39-56 _____
  4. Wednesday: “Zechariah,” read Luke 1:57-80_____
  5. Thursday: “Joseph,” read Matthew 1:19-25_____
  6. Friday: The Shepherds,” Luke 2:8-20_____
  7. Saturday: “The Wise Men (Magi),” read Matthew 2:1-12 _____

B. Symbols:

  1. Symbol: fluffy sheep
  2. Symbol: angel with Mary
  3. Symbol: a gold star or 3 crowns
  4. Symbol: honey and locusts
  5. Symbol: a mother and child
  6. Symbol: hammer and nail
  7. Symbol: pencil and pad

  *don’t forget to make and hang the manger and Baby Jesus ornament!

*Bedtime Bonus: “The Nativity, a Manger & The Babe” Luke 2:1-8 _____


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




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