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The Liturgy of the Word for Children is celebrated during the 9:00 am & 11:00 am Masses each weekend.

 Children are invited to leave the worshipping community and go to the Daily Chapel (ages 6-12) or Church Hall (ages 3-6) in order to hear the Liturgy of the Word proclaimed on their level. Once they hear the Word, we lead them in reflection and discussion of their thoughts and feelings. Proclaimers do not preach to the children - there is no homily so to speak. We encourage the children to take part in the discussion and feel that this is the best way for the children (and proclaimers too) to learn God's Word and how it affects us every day. This prepares them to be able to understand and "live" it in their daily lives.


The children return to their families during the Offertory Procession, and are present for the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Parents are asked to discuss the Gospel with their children and make it part of family prayer time throughout the week. In this manner, the connections for faith development are made for children in all areas of their lives. They really come to know Jesus!

Adult Volunteers Needed!

Any confirmed member of the church can be a Proclaimer of the Word. All that is necessary is a love of children and the Word of God, and a commitment of one hour a month for preparation. There are booklets that give guidance to the leaders with background information and suggested questions to use with the children.


Click here for sign up form.


If you would like more information regarding this ministry, please contact the Faith Formation Office at 203.264.5065, or email us.

Proclaimer Schedules

 

 

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Proclaimer Resources

Proclaimer Resources for Ages 6-12

Lesson Outline

Prayer Charts

Proclaimer Lesson Plans for Ages 3-6

File NameLast Modified
A01.1st Sunday of Advent, cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:27
A02.2nd Sunday of Advent, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:26
A03.3rd Sunday of Advent, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:22
A04.4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:21
E02.Second Sunday of Easter, Cycle B.pdf04/08/2015 15:03:13
E03.Third Sunday of Easter, Cycle B.pdf04/08/2015 15:02:41
E04. Fourth Sunday of Easter, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:39
E05.Fifth Sunday of Easter.Cycle B.pdf04/29/2015 14:13:28
E06.Sixth Sunday of Easter,Cycle B.pdf04/29/2015 13:53:37
E07.Seventh Sunday of Easter, Cycle B.pdf05/12/2015 10:27:38
F01.Feast of the Holy Family, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:13
F02.Feast of the Epiphany, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:11
F05.Pentecost, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:42
F06.Most Holy Trinity.cycle b.pdf05/20/2015 15:13:30
F07.Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ.cycle b.pdf05/20/2015 16:23:31
F10.Feast of All Saints.cycle B.pdf10/28/2015 17:08:35
F10.The Nativity of John the Baptist.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:43
F20.TheTransfiguration,CycleB.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:45
F34.ChristtheKing,CycleB.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:45
F52.Feast of Christ the King.cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:46
L01.First Sunday of Lent, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:46
L02.2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B.pdf02/25/2015 16:31:26
L02.Second Sunday of Lent, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:57
L03.3rd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B.pdf03/04/2015 23:52:05
L04.4th Sunday of Lent, Cycle B.pdf03/12/2015 16:18:34
L05.Fifth Sunday of Lent.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:49
L06.Passion Sunday.Cycle B.pdf03/27/2015 14:10:42
O02.Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/07/2017 18:35:18
O03. Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/13/2017 15:31:14
O04.4th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/13/2017 17:43:44
O05.5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/13/2017 17:43:41
O06.6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/13/2017 17:43:41
O11.11th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf05/28/2015 14:12:07
O12.12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf06/17/2015 13:04:09
O13.13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf06/22/2015 04:07:50
O14.14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:58
O15.15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:59
O16.16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:59
O17.17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:16:59
O18.18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:17:00
O19.19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:17:00
O20.20th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/11/2015 20:53:30
O21.21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:28
O22.22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:36
O23.23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:34
O24.24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:31
O25.25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:33
O26.26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:30
O27.27th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf08/10/2017 14:11:41
O28.28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf09/23/2015 17:00:22
O29.29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf09/23/2015 17:00:22
O30.30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:17:06
O31.31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf12/12/2014 09:17:07
O32.32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.pdf11/04/2015 16:32:27
O33.33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B.docx11/05/2015 12:26:36
PassionSundayscript.pdf12/12/2014 09:17:08