The Catholic Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana Catechetical Curriculum Guidelines



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Task 3: Catechesis promotes moral formation in Jesus Christ.

Faith


Catechism

Moral

COL Reference

2064–2068


The Church teaches how to live a moral life.


12, 15–18, 36, 143, 285, 286

Record: The Lost Sheep

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357


God made each person in His image; each person has a mind and a free will; each person can use their mind and free will to make choices to love or not to love.

6, 9, 28–33, 286

Record: Adam and Eve

BLMs: 6, 10, 15, 28, 35, 40

Reflection: God’s Wonderful Creation

FindingGod.com: Twenty Questions, Adam and Eve, You Are What You Think



1778, 1784


A person’s conscience helps them to recognize what is right and wrong.


30–33, 126, 167–169, 258, 262, 284, 285

Reflection: The Prayer of St. Francis

BLM: 10, 13

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We should take time to think and listen to our conscience before we act.


30–3, 126, 167–169, 258, 285

Reflection: The Prayer of St. Francis

BLM: 13

FindingGod.com: Bully, No Bully



1853



A person sins when he or she disobeys God and God's law.

102, 105, 289, 290, 291, 294, 295

BLM: 35


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1865


Personal sin is any thought, word, or action contrary to God’s law. A person may sin by failing to do something that they ought to do. This is known as a sin of omission. A person must freely and knowingly choose the wrong to commit a sin. A person cannot sin by accident.

36, 102, 103, 105, 289, 290, 291, 294, 295

Record: Adam and Eve

BLM: 35

FindingGod.com: Wanted




1493,1861



There are two types of sin. Mortal sin breaks our relationship with God. Sanctifying grace no longer dwells in the soul.


102–103, 105, 289, 295

Finding God.com: WWJD Tablets, Wanted, The Devil Made Me Do It



1858–1859


For a sin to be mortal all 3 conditions must be met:

It must be a serious offense against God.

You must know it is wrong.

You must freely choose to do it anyway.



102–103, 105, 289, 295

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1863



Less serious sins are called venial sins. Although venial sins do not break our relationship with God completely, they harm this relationship and weaken our will.

102–103, 105, 289, 295

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2052–2054



God gave His Chosen People the Ten Commandments so that they could understand how to live their part of the covenant.


173, 174, 175, 181, 182, 185, 189, 190, 193, 196, 260, 295

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles



2061


A covenant is an agreement between God and His people. God’s part of the covenant is unfailing love and faithfulness. We respond to God by obeying the Ten Commandments and living out the Beatitudes.

166, 204, 284

FindingGod.com: Round-Table Discussion




2084–2132


God’s First Commandment states “I am the Lord your God: you shall not have strange gods before me.”

Each person should live the First Commandment by worshiping God, by trusting in Him and praying to Him.

Jesus shows each person how to love God above all things.

Each person is called to love God above all else.




173, 174

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2142–2159


God’s Second Commandment states “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.”

Each person should obey the Second Commandment by honoring God and His name in a respectful way.

A person is called to use God’s name with reverence at all times.


173, 174

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2168–2188


God’s Third Commandment states “Remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day.”

Each person should obey this commandment by following the Church’s teaching that Sunday is the day of remembrance of Christ’s Resurrection.

Each person is obliged to attend Mass, which is sharing in the Paschal Mystery and worshiping God.

The Lord’s Day, the Sabbath, is a day of rest, a time to be together as a family and for leisure.



173, 174

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2197–2246



God’s Fourth Commandment states “Honor your father and your mother.”

The family has a very special place in the life of the Church. The vocation of mothers and fathers is to recognize God’s image in each child and form them to live lives of goodness and virtue. Children are called to respect and obey their parents. Parents are to honor and respect their own parents, modeling for children a love for their grandparents.

Children must learn to also respect other forms of authority in their lives.

The Church calls the family the “domestic church.”



181, 182, 185

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2258–2330


God’s Fifth Commandment states, “You shall not kill.”

~ Human life is sacred from the time a child is conceived in the womb of the mother, until natural death. Life is precious. No one has the right to harm human life, emotionally, physically, or by killing at any stage of life.



181, 182, 185

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2331–2365, 2380–2400


God’s Sixth Commandment states “You shall not commit adultery.”

Each person is created in the image of God.

Husbands and wives are called to honor and love each other in a special way that belongs only in marriage. Husbands and wives make vows to each other in the Sacrament of Matrimony.


181, 182, 185

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2401–2463


God’s Seventh Commandment states “You shall not steal.”

The Seventh Commandment teaches us that each person must respect the dignity of all people. Each person must respect all people and his or her property.

Each person is also called to be a good steward of creation by taking care of all that God created in the world and not wasting the resources that He has given to us.


189, 190, 193

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2464–2513


God’s Eighth Commandment states “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”

This Commandment teaches the necessity of a life led by the truth of the Gospel. A person offends this commandment when they are not truthful and tell lies.

Another person’s name and reputation must never be dishonored by lies or gossip.


189, 190, 193

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2514–2533

God’s Ninth Commandment states “You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife.”

~ Each person is called to honor the marriage vows between a man and a woman by keeping a “pure heart” and practicing modesty.


189, 190, 193

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2534–2557


God’s Tenth Commandment states “You shall not covet your neighbor’s goods.”

~ A person must not dwell on the desire to have wealth and riches.

~ A person must not envy those who have wealth.

~Each person is called to trust that God will take care of all their needs.

~ Each person should be led by their desire for God.


189, 190, 193

Reflection: The Ten Commandments

BLMs: 57, 61, 63, 65

Finding God.com: Ten Commandments Tablet, Paper-Bag Puppets, Community Mobiles




2055

Jesus wanted to show how to live a happy life by keeping the Covenant. He gave us the two Greatest Commandments which sum up the Ten Commandments:

The first, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind."

And the second, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."


172–173, 200, 260, 274–275, 286

Record: The Great Commandment

BLM: 56



1716–1729


In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave us the Beatitudes. They are at the heart of the teachings of Christ.

52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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1717


The Beatitudes are a source of hope. They guide all people to bear witness to and proclaim the Gospel in every aspect of life.

52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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1718

“Blessed” means true happiness and joy that comes from knowing and believing that God is our Father. A person will have true spiritual joy and happiness if they live in accord with the teaching of Jesus.

52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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The Beatitudes are:

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

This is saying that people who know that they are created by God are happy and joyful. As God’s creature, a person must trust and depend on God, receiving His graces.


52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

This is saying that people who realize that this life is only temporary are happy and joyful. Suffering and hardship are part of the journey because sin entered the world. By caring for others, forgiving others, and always choosing good, people will know the joy of God.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.

This is saying that people who are humble of heart are happy and joyful. They know their own weakness and their need for God. They know with God’s help they must control their passions. They become meek when they depend upon God to help them to be good and wise at all times.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.

This is saying that people who want total goodness more than anything else are happy and joyful. This demanding Beatitude is a continual wish and desire for goodness. This constant hunger for truth and doing what is right will bring great satisfaction.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

This is saying that people who can have empathy and understanding of what others are experiencing are happy and joyful. Their heart will respond with care and concern. God became man through Jesus, so that Jesus, during His human life, could touch people with His divine love.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.

This is saying that people whose motives are truly good are happy and joyful. They want only to do good and have an unselfish love in all they do. They only want the best for others. They will see God’s goodness on earth and forever in heaven.




52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

This is saying that people who make peace happen in their everyday lives are happy and joyful. They make the world a better place; they keep peace in their hearts, and have goodness and love in all their relationships with people.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

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Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.

~ This is saying that people who can be like Jesus in everyday life are happy and joyful. They can suffer persecution as Jesus did. They choose Jesus over the world and all it offers. Others can be mean and say what is not true about them. They know in God’s eyes what is true and they will find their happiness forever in heaven. They might have to stand alone on earth but they can be assured that Christ will be with them in a very special way.



52, 53–55, 57, 76–77, 261, 282

BLMs: 18, 19, 26

FindingGod.com: Following in Jesus’ Footsteps, Walking with Jesus


1803, 1833

Virtues strengthen the moral life. A virtue is a good habit and a strong decision to do what is right.

15, 17, 30, 36, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294

1804


Virtues need to be strengthened by constant practice. A virtuous person chooses to do good in all the actions of their lives.

15, 17, 30, 36, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294

2521–2522



A virtuous life brings each person closer to God. The moral virtues grow through education, deliberate acts, and perseverance in struggle. God’s grace purifies and strengthens each person.

12, 15, 17, 30, 36, 46, 143, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294

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The virtue of modesty is lived by dressing, acting and speaking in ways that are respectful of God’s creation of the dignity human person.

15, 17, 36



Treating other people with patience rather than anger is an important virtue to strive to achieve.

15, 17, 36

1805–1809


The Cardinal Virtues are:

Prudence

Justice

Fortitude

Temperance

30, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294



Prudence is correctly choosing what should and should not be done.

30, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294



Justice is giving every person what rightly belongs to them

30, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294



Fortitude is having the courage to stand up for what you believe in the proper time and place.

30, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294


Temperance finds moderation in various types of pleasure. Too much pleasure distracts from the appropriate need for God in one’s life.

30, 46, 190, 264, 286, 287, 292, 294


1812–1814, 1817, 1823


The Theological Virtues are:

~ Faith

~ Hope

~ Charity



15, 17, 36, 283, 285, 287



The Theological Virtues are supernatural gifts from God. A person cannot develop or strengthen these virtues on our own but must ask God for His grace and help.

15, 17, 36, 283, 285, 287


Faith is believing in God. Through faith a person accepts the whole of God’s revelation and enters into a personal relationship with Him.

15, 17, 36, 285


Hope allows us to trust that God will be true to His promises and those who live a holy life will have eternal life because God wills it.

15, 17, 36, 287


Charity, or love, is the greatest of the virtues. It allows a person to love God and to love their neighbor out of love for God.

15, 17, 36, 283
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