Christ Our Life: Family Catechesis

Moral Life © All rights reserved. 3 PART YEAR1 FAITH FOCUS: God forgives us as he did the Israelites in the desert. Reflecting on the Faith Experience Take a few moments to reflect prayerfully before preparing the meeting. John 3:14–15 “And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.” Question: How quick am I to turn to the all- forgiving God if sin separates me from him? Learning Outcomes • Explain how we are all created in the image and likeness of God. • Describe how being in a relationship with Jesus makes us want to make good choices. • Discuss the terms mortal sin , Original Sin, sanctifying grace, and venial sin . Materials • Bible • Reflective music, such as Grade 5, CD 2, Track 16 Scripture in This Part Deuteronomy 30:15–16,19–20 Catholic Social Teaching in Part 3 Life and Dignity of the Human Person: All human life is sacred, and all people must be respected and valued over material goods. We are called to ask whether our actions as a society respect or threaten the life and dignity of the human person. Catechism of the Catholic Church The themes in this part correspond to the following paragraphs of the Catechism : 1714, 1757, 1871, 1874–1875, 2021 63 Christ Our Life Family Catechesis Leader Guide PART 3 Moral Life © All rights reserved. 4592