Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Reflects on the Children’s Liturgy of the Word

December 3, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

In this segment of Catechists in Action, catechist Mary Plys reflects on the lesson she has just led for the Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Watch as Mary… talks about children grasping the theme of the Gospel. talks about her joy of teaching the children returns to the assembly with her son to join her family just in time for the consecration of the Mass Thank you, Mary, for sharing your experience with us! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pfF0bCdiUo

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Leads a Closing Prayer

December 2, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

In this segment of Catechists in Action, we see catechist Mary Plys bring the Children’s Liturgy of the Word to a close. Watch as Mary… invites the children to recall loved ones who have passed away and to bring a photograph to place on the board in the Church narthex (as part of the observance of All Souls during November) leads the closing prayer affirms the children’s good behavior sends the children back to the […]

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Reads and Explains the Gospel

December 1, 2011 Joe Paprocki 3

As we continue to watch catechist Mary Plys lead the Children’s Liturgy of the Word during this segment of Catechists in Action, we see Mary proclaim the Gospel (the story of the Ten Virgins) and then help the children to understand its meaning. Watch for the following as Mary… introduces the Gospel and leads the children in making the threefold Sign of the Cross on the forehead, lips, and heart. invites the children to respond, […]

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Introduces the Gospel Theme

November 30, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

In this segment of Catechists in Action, catechist Mary Plys, who is conducting a Children’s Liturgy of the Word, prepares the children to listen to the Gospel. Watch for the following as Mary… makes a comparison of the Gospel story to the modern day experience of a wedding introduces the Gospel themes of preparation and wisdom asks the children to identify the names of the 4 evangelists and which Testament the Gospels are found in. […]

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Covers the First Reading

November 29, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

In this segment of Catechists in Action, Mary Plys, a catechist leading the Children’s Liturgy of the Word, introduces, reads, and discusses the First Reading of the Mass. Watch for the following as Mary… invites the children to listen proclaims the First Reading invites the children to respond “Thanks be to God” at the end of the reading discusses the concept of wisdom with the children. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmNyjrToPLM

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Begins Her Children’s Liturgy of the Word Lesson

November 28, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

In this segment of Catechists in Action, we’ll watch as Mary Plys, having gathered the children in the chapel after the Opening Prayer of the Mass, now begins her actual teaching during the Children’s Liturgy of the Word at St. Julie Billiart Parish in Tinley Park, IL.. Watch for the following as Mary… continues to put the children at ease addresses the current liturgical season (ordinary time when recorded) and the upcoming season (Advent, which […]

Catechists in Action – Mary Plys Leads the Children to the Chapel

November 23, 2011 Joe Paprocki 7

In this segment of Catechists in Action, Children’s Liturgy of the Word catechist Mary Plys (St. Julie Billiart, Tinley Park, IL) leads the children to the chapel. Watch for the following: Mary is part of the opening procession and then is seated¬†in a location convenient for being called forward with the children. The priest calls the children and their catechist forward after the Opening Prayer (The Collect) and sends them forth to hear God’s Word. […]

Catechists in Action – Meet Mary Plys

November 21, 2011 Joe Paprocki 0

Allow me to introduce to you our next catechist in action, Mary Plys! Mary will tell us what to expect as we watch her facilitate the Children’s Liturgy of the Word at St. Julie Billiart Parish in Tinley Park, IL. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuBgY4rLLYM

Catechists In Action – Get Ready to Meet Mary Plys

November 19, 2011 Joe Paprocki 1

And now for something completely different (to borrow a phrase from Monty Python) . Our Catechists in Action series will now turn its attention to wathcing a catechist – Mary Plys – gather children together for the Children’s Liturgy of the Word at St. Julie Billiart Parish in Tinley Park, IL. Here’s a peek at what’s to come! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEqqeCob6AM