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Liturgical Year A

Cycle A Resources: The Gospel of Matthew

Weekly Liturgy Lessons for Children

Liturgical Year A

Lessons are provided for the traditional school year from September through May.

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 1st Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 1st Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 1st Sunday of Advent (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 1st Sunday of Advent (Cycle A) unit study to help...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Focus on the Gospel.   Use this unit study to help teach children about St. John the Baptist and his message to...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel for Gaudete Sunday with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday of Advent (Cycle...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Advent (Cycle A)
Focus on the Final Week of Advent with the That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Advent (Cycle A). Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Advent (Cycle A) unit study to help...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Christmas Eve (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Christmas Eve (Cycle A)
Celebrate the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord at the Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve.   Use this unit study to help teach children about the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. This lesson develops...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Christmas Day (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Christmas Day (Cycle A)
Celebrate the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord on Christmas Morning.   Use this unit study to help teach children about the birth of Jesus Christ and the visit from the shepherds in the fields....

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A) Can Help Draw Kids Closer to Christ. Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A) to help teach children about...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Cycle A) Can help Draw Kids Closer to Their Heavenly Mother.   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of Mary, Mother...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of the Epiphany (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of the Epiphany (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of the Epiphany (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Understand the Gospel.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of the Epiphany (Cycle A) to...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Better Understand the Gospel.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Cycle...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Understand the Gospel.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) unit...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Teach Kids About Discipleship with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) unit...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Share the Good News with Others.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson – Feast of the Presentation of the...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel to Celebrate the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Use this unit study to help teach children about the Beatitudes and that we should treat others as we want to be treated. ...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Understand the Gospel.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Help Kids Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Teaches About Loving Our Enemies.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) to help...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel to Celebrate the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Use this unit study to help teach children that they should not be greedy nor put material possessions at the center of their...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 1st Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 1st Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 1st Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Better Understand the Gospel. Use this That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 1st Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) unit study...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A).   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) unit study can help teach children...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) Can Help Young Catholics to Focus on the Sunday Gospel.   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 3rd Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
Help Kids Celebrate Laetare Sunday with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A).   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) unit study can help...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A).   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday in Lent (Cycle A) unit study can help teach children...
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That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Palm Sunday (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Palm Sunday (Cycle A)
Celebrate the Start of Holy Week With That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Palm Sunday (Cycle A)   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Palm Sunday (Cycle A) unit study can help teach children about...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Easter Sunday (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Easter Sunday (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Easter Sunday (Cycle A) Focuses on the Resurrection of the Lord.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Easter Sunday (Cycle A) unit study to help teach...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
Children Can Explore the Holy Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 2nd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) unit study...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 3rd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 3rd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
Help Kids Learn About Encountering Christ with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 3rd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 3rd Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) unit...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
Teach About the Role of the Church with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 4th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) unit study...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) to Help Young Catholics Learn About Jesus.   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 5th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) unit study...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A)
Help Young Catholics Learn About God's Love with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 6th Sunday of Easter (Cycle A) unit...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Easter (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Easter (Cycle A)
Teach About Prayer with the That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Easter (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 7th Sunday in Easter (Cycle A) unit study to help teach...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Share the Good News with Others.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Solemnity of the Ascension...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of Pentecost (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of Pentecost (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of Pentecost (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Learn About the Holy Spirit.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of Pentecost (Cycle A) to...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Learn About Compassion and Generosity. Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids Learn to Trust Christ.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Understand the Gospel.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Understand the Gospel. Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) to help teach children...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.   Use this unit study to help teach children that disciples choose to follow Jesus.  It is based on Christ's requirements for discipleship...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) this unit study to help...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Help Kids Relate to the Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A.   Use this unit study to help teach children about forgiveness. It is based on Christ's lesson...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Helps Kids Focus on God's Promises to Us.   That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) is a fun unit study...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Teach Young Catholics About the Cross with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross unit study...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Help Students Focus on the Sunday Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) unit study...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Teach About the Parable of the Landowner and the Tenants with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Help Students Focus on the Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) to help teach children...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel by Using Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) unit study to help teach children...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) Can Help Kids to Learn About the Greatest Commanemdnt.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of All Saints (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of All Saints (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of All Saints (Cycle A) Can Help Celebrate All Saints Day.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – Solemnity of All Saints (Cycle A) to help...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Sunday Gospel for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. Use this unit study to help teach children that goodness is more important than honor. It is based on Christ's final public speech given...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Focus on the Parable of the Ten Virgins with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day) - Cycle A
Remember the Holy Souls with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day) - Cycle A.   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast...

That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (Cycle A)
Focus on the Gospel with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (Cycle A). Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for Kids - Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A)
Teach Kids About the Parable of the Talents with That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A).   Use That Weekly Liturgy Lesson - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle A) unit...

Weekly Liturgy Lesson For Kids - Solemnity of Christ the King (Cycle A)
Weekly Liturgy Lesson For Kids - Solemnity of Christ the King (Cycle A)
That Weekly Liturgy Lesson For Kids - Solemnity of Christ the King (Cycle A) Can Help Catholic Kids Know that Christ is the King of the Universe.   Use that Weekly Liturgy Lesson For Kids - Solemnity...

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