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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Forward Planning Document
PRIMARY
2018
ED3619/5619 Principles of Primary Religious Education 2

Unit Title: Christian Conscience Student Number: 20151612

Date of Submission Student Name: Chloe Collard
PLANNING OVERVIEW – TERM
Year Level Unit Title Salvation Topic Aspect of Human Development
Christian Conscience Penance Wondering at Conscience
Year 3

Overview – explanation of the content of the unit and how it explores the Salvation Topic and development of the Human Person
The ‘Christian conscience’, Year 3 unit is all about preparing children for the celebration of the Sacrament of Penance, focusing on wondering at
conscience as the aspect of human development and the salvation topic Penance. The unit begins with wondering at the human experience of
conscience (A). Through this stage, students are provided with opportunities to wonder about God and that wonder is a gift God created in
people so that they could discover God through everything God has created and this assists in the development of their religious awareness.
Students will learn about the gift called ‘conscience’ that is given by God. This gift guides them and this is why we like to do what is loving and
good. In this aspect, the teacher will emphasise that in conscience, God is calling each human being personally. Students will learn that moral
conscience is doing what is right. This unit then explores ways in which Jesus showed how to follow conscience through his own thoughts and
feelings, we will explore this through scripture (B). Students will learn of the modelling of Jesus when he showed how to follow conscience and
how Jesus helps his followers through Reconciliation to hear conscience. Part B is all about providing students with examples of Jesus being the
perfect model and example of truly human behaviour as Jesus followed his conscience through his thoughts and feelings and we can to.
Students will learn about forgiveness and the importance of penance for when we do the wrong thing. Finally students finish off the unit,
exploring ways in which Christians are called to examine their consciences and reflect on what they have learnt(C).
Key Understandings and Learning Points
A Wondering at the Creator B The Promise of Christian Salvation C Christian Response
A1 Wondering at Conscience B1 Jesus showed how to follow conscience C1 Catholics celebrate the Rite of
A1.1 States examples of people doing what is B1.1 Illustrates ways Jesus listened to his Reconciliation
good and loving. conscience through his thoughts and feelings. C1.1 Describes the steps and elements in the First
A1.2 Writes examples of loving and good thoughts Rite of Reconciliation.
stirred by God. B2 Jesus helps his followers through OR
A1.3 Identifies feelings that can lead people to love Reconciliation to hear conscience. C1.2 Describes the steps and elements in the
and do good. B2.1 Explores and represents Gospel stories that Second Rite of Reconciliation.
A1.4 Classifies actions ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ according show Jesus wants to forgive everyone their sins
to whether the actions obey or disobey Jesus’ and gave this power to the leaders of his Church. C2 Christians recall the meaning of sin
Commandments. B2.2 Express what the world would be like if C2.1 Recalls the meaning of sin
everyone responded to God’s personal call to love
A2 Wondering at the Creator of conscience and to do good. C3 Catholics examine their consciences before
A2.1 States wonder questions about God the Reconciliation
Creator of conscience. C3.1 Begins to understand the basic steps of an
examination of conscience.
C4 Continuing to wonder at conscience
A3 Attribute: God loves all people
C4.1 Reviews and express the main ideas of the unit.
A3.1 Celebrates that God loves all people.
Links to General Capabilities
Literacy Numeracy ICT Critical and Creative Ethical behaviour Personal & Social Intercultural
 Read Miss Lilly’s  Sequence and  Students will use Thinking  When students Competency Understanding
Fabulous Feather numbers steps Kahoot and  Students will identify enter the Church  Students will work  Students appreciate
Boa (Lesson (Lesson5/Week3). complete a quiz to a feeling/emoji with they are reverent. as a group to act out all cultures and
1/Week 2). test their a situation (Lesson (Lesson 5/Week3). an action in front of people when they
 Conduct a readers knowledge. 4/Week 1). the class (Lesson design a person and
theatre of the story (Lesson 2/Week  Identify the exact 1/Week 2) learn that Jesus
of Zacchaeus “Luke 4). part when the  In a ‘think, pair, loves everyone no
19: 1-10”. (Lesson  Students will use Father forgave the share’ students matter their
3/Week 3). an Answer Garden son in the scripture discuss the lesson differences. (Lesson
 Make a storyboard online to write their (Lesson 2/Week 3). in the story of 3/Week 2)
(Lesson 5/Week 3). questions for the Zacchaeus (Lesson
 Make a Class book lesson (Lesson 3/Week 3)
(Lesson 5/Week 5) 4/Week 5).
 On the Interactive
whiteboard,
students will watch
a video (Lesson
1/Week 4)
Spiritual and Religious Capabilities
Spiritual: To relate & Spiritual: To regret & Spiritual: To wonder & Religious: To respect all Religious: To act justly
become loving become forgiving become awe-filled people & become and become more
 Reflect on times  Watch video about  On an answer tolerant of others’ beliefs. merciful like God.
students have seen releasing burden of garden write 3-4  To respect everyone  Students will get an
people’s actions as sin and writing sins wonder questions no matter their action and have to
loving and good, out on paper they wonder about differences when we identify if it is a right
(Lesson 1/Week 1) (Lesson 4/Week 5) conscience (Lesson discuss that God or wrong action
 Look out 4/Week 5) loves everyone. (Lesson 1/Week 2)
Examination of (Lesson 3/Week 2).
conscience (Lesson
2/Week 5).
Religious worldview: Euthanasia is a topic in the media at the moment that students might bring up during lessons.
LEARNING AND TEACHING PROGRAM
Evaluation and
Week Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Assessment of Key
Understandings
A Wondering at the Introduction: A1.2 Writes examples A1.3 Identifies feelings Introduction: A1.1: Checklist:
1 Creator Introduce the special of loving and good that can lead people to Show a power-point Able to identify an
A1 Wondering at gift called conscience thoughts stirred by love and do good. with each slide example of doing
Creator that helps students to God. Introduction: portraying a video of a good and the
A1.1 States examples work out how to do Introduction: In a circle, give students situation. Eg: Someone feelings associated
of people doing good what Is loving and Listen to “There’s a a set of situations (where doesn’t have any with doing good.
and loving good. Watch the clip stirring in my heart” people help others and friends to play with at (Lessons 1/2).
“Pinocchio and Jiminy song byTommy do good), popcorn the recess. Students need
Introduction: Cricket – Always let Walker. different feelings people to write the situation A1.2:
As a class, reflect on your conscience be https://www.youtube. might feel. and using one Emoji Conferencing:
times students have your guide” com/watch?v=VTHmzf Body: (from their collection (Lesson 3)
seen people’s actions https://www.youtube.c _k3FY On a strip of people draw Appendix), they will
as loving and good, or om/watch?v=DOZzN In small groups, 1 feeling that will lead stick the feeling (Emoji) A1.3: Self-
when they’ve felt happy OkcEgM discuss ways in which you to do good. Put next to the situation. reflection: Traffic
doing what is right. Body: God calls people to students into groups and Students will be asked light system
Brainstorm on app Watch “Colour your love and to do good then students will play why they picked that (Lesson 45/).
Popplet as a class. world with kindness” by stirring thoughts in charades acting out their particular feeling/emoji.
Body: https://www.youtube.c their minds. (Share to feeling. Body:
Line continuum activity: om/watch?v=rwelE8y the class). Students will then
Go to the left side of the yY0U&t=8s Kindness Body: Stick the strips of paper identify 3 emotions
room if you have done Campaign video and As a whole class, on the board and go each. that they’ve
something kind to ‘think, pair, share’ using the examples through the feelings. noticed when they have
others. Go to the right things the characters from each group, Conclusion: done something good
side of the room if it doing things that are make a class chart of Brainstorm or draw a list and use popsticks and
made you feel good. loving and good. ways God may stir of feelings that might a circle piece of paper
people to love and to lead people to do bad and make an emoji
Students will then go Guided meditation do good. (Eg: things. (Using puppets [Appendix].
and draw a picture of with the focus of sadness for people in bubble.us). Conclusion:
them in their journal helping others and need). Students can then use
about an example of doing what is loving Conclusion: Wonder Question: their puppets and act
doing good. (Students and good. (Teacher Students will go and I wonder if people can do out situations of doing
may use examples from directed). write a prayer in their the right thing all of the good. Emoji puppets
the board as an aid). Conclusion: religion books about time. will then be placed on
Conclusion: Students will do a asking God to help the prayer table to
Students share their kindness pledge them do good. remind students of
example with the class. about 1 thing they will good feelings that lead
do today that is good Wonder Questions: I them to do good. Get
and put pledge on wonder if everyone students to share with
answer garden. feels these thoughts the class.
stirred by God.
Wonder Question:
Why do people want to
do what is loving and
good?
A1.4 Classifies actions A2.1 States wonder A3.1 Celebrates that Introduction: B The Promise of A1.4:
2 ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ questions about God God loves all people. Read the prayer: God Christian Salvation Kahoot’s quiz.
according to whether the Creator of Introduction: accepts all. B1 Jesus showed how (Lesson 1)
the actions obey or conscience Play the song “Jesus Body: to follow conscience
disobey Jesus’ Introduction: loves me” or “Jesus Select photos from B1.1 Illustrates ways A2.1:
Commandments. Read, “I wonder” by loves all the little newspapers or Jesus listened to his Work sample
Introduction: Annaka Harris. children”. magazines depicting conscience through his (lesson 2)
Kahoot’s quiz to refresh Ask students Jesus’ love alive in the thoughts and feelings.
students knowledge questions about the Love Run: hide hearts world. Glue on a cross Introduction: A3.1:
about the book. Empahsise that around the room with and display in the Hangman on board to Checklist (Lesson
commandments. the gift of wonder is the words God’s love. classroom. On the back introduce lesson (word: 3/4).
Body: given by God. (I Teacher will begin of a cross explain some conscience).
Each group is given an wonder what God game saying “all the of the images and how Body: B1.1: Rubric
action that might be who gave us this gift children wearing red they show Jesus’ love for Read the story of (Lesson 5)
‘right’ or ‘wrong. Groups is like? I wonder how run and find your all. “Jesus in the desert”
are given 5 minutes to we get this gift). heart and bring it back Conclusion: and discuss the times
practice and then will Students can then to the circle”. Select students to show when Jesus listened to
act out their action. The write their own Continue game until their cross to the class his conscience in his
class has to choose wonder questions in all children have and explain their pictures thoughts and feelings.
whether it is a right or their book. found a heart. and how Jesus showed In partners, either
wrong action. Body: Body: love to all. Create a comic strip or
Students can choose Exclaim to students a video on book
Read Miss Lilly’s to either write a story that “Jesus loves all creator, explaining the
Faboulous Pink Feather about how they think people”, it doesn’t steps of the story
Boa. Point out the link God helps them to matter if they live in (including a beginning,
to Reconciliation. Ask use their conscience Australia or around middle and end).
students to identify what OR a poem about the world. Students Conclusion:
was the right and wrong wondering about God will get a template of a Students will show off
action. Emphasise and the gift of person and they can their comic strips.
when you do something conscience. decorate the person
wrong it’s your Conclusion: and on the back they Wonder Questions:
conscience talking to Share these with a will write, “God loves I wonder how Jesus
you, making you feel partner. all people”. followed his
bad, and when you do Conclusion: conscience.
something good, Jesus Wonder Questions: Students will gather
has stirred feelings in I wonder if we all have for prayer and with
you to do good. Conscience? their person students
Students will draw a mention the person
picture whilst the I wonder what they are thinking of
teacher reads the story Conscience is? and the class will
of the main ideas they respond “Jesus loves
found in the story. I wonder if we can all”.
Conclusion: ever loose our
Students will participate conscience?
in a gallery Walk
showing their pictures.

Wonder Questions: I
wonder if we didn’t have
the commandments,
would we know right
from wrong.
Introduction: B2 Jesus helps his Introduction: B2.2 Express what the C Christian Response B2.1: Lesson 1:
3 Read the story of “The followers through Conduct a readers world would be like if C1 Catholics celebrate Observational
Widow’s Son brought Reconciliation to hear theatre of the story of everyone responded to the Rite of notes
back to life” and conscience. Zacchaeus “Luke 19: God’s personal call to Reconciliation
students are to B2.1 Explores and 1-10”. love and to do good. C1.2 Describe the B2.2: Checklist
brainstorm ways in represents Gospel steps and elements in
which Jesus followed stories that show In a ‘think, pair, share’ Introduction: the Second Rite of C1.2: Lesson 5:
his conscience on Jesus wants to forgive identify the lesson in Watch the video Reconciliation Self-reflection:
Popplet. everyone their sins the story, talk about “Hearing God’s Voice” by Introduction: Traffic light system:
Body: and gave this power Jesus’s forgiveness. Apostle Ephraim Phiri. Video about Kids How confident they
Students can then draw to the leaders of his Body: From the video, on a explaining first are with the steps:
their favourite part of Church. Invite the Parish strip of paper: students Reconciliation: Green = very
the story in their books Introduction: Priest in to talk to will write down when https://www.youtube.co confident. Orange
and choose 2 of the Participate in the students about the today they listened and m/watch?v=t1gQgDQX = know some of the
ways Jesus followed his Prodigal Son Godly importance of responded to God’s GAg steps but still don’t
conscience to write Play. forgiveness and that personal call. Body: know all of them.
underneath the Body: Jesus wants to forgive Body: Go to the Church and Red = not confident
drawing. Discuss the idea of everyone their sins, In a table, as a class, walk students through at all, don’t know
Conclusion: forgiveness and how the way in which discuss ways in which each step of the any steps.
Prayer: Students make the father forgave the Jesus works through we respond to God’s Second Rite of
their own prayer asking son (as Jesus forgives the priest in personal call to love Reconciliation. Find 5
God to help them follow everyone and when Reconciliation. (helping others, listening steps and stick
their conscience like we do reconciliation Conclusion: to parents) and then laminated cards to
Jesus. the Priest will forgive Prayer for ways in which we do not each step. As a class
us). forgiveness. respond to God’s literally walk up each
Wonder Questions: personal call to love. step and read the card.
I wonder how I can Students will be given Conclusion: Step 1: Admit your sins.
follow my conscience a selection of images Students will then write a Step 2: Be sorry. Step
like Jesus. and they will have to prayer of thanks for the 3: Decide not to do that
sequence the story in times they listened to sin again. Step 4: Tell
order and stick it into God’s call. your sins o a priest.
their books. They will Step 5: Do the penance
also be given a love- your priest tells you.
heart and need to Conclusion:
stick it at the point Students will then use
where the father the online app, and
forgave the son. make a story board,
Conclusion: numbering each stage,
Class wrap up, ask using pictures and
wonder questions and explaining what
inquiry questions. happens in each stage.
Discuss us a class.
- Who did Jesus
give the power
to forgive in
the Church?
- Will Jesus
always forgive
us?
Introduction: Introduction: C2 Christians recall Introduction: Introduction: C1.2Lesson 1:
4 Discuss with students Kahoot’s quiz about the meaning of sin Play video of people Show video of Brother Rating Scale:
the steps and elements the steps of C2.1 Recalls the sinning. Students can Francis relieving his Assess whether
of the rite [See reconciliation meaning of sin identify the different sins. burden of sin through students are able
Appendix]. Body: Introduction: Body: confession. to correctly list the
Body: Using finger puppets Teacher will define a In small groups, students https://www.youtube.co steps in order, add
Students will then make or an online app: sin on the board. will choose a situation m/watch?v=fhphVKNU key information,
a brochure and explain perform the steps of Body: and role-play. Discuss X8k make the Brochure
how to do each step the Second Rite of Students are to gather with the students the 3 Body: or Letter
and the key aspects. Reconciliation. in a circle students will questions that help Refresh what a sin is. presentable, add
OR students can write a Conclusion: think of a time when a people work out whether Students on coloured relevant images to
letter to a Year 2 Invite older students thought, word or their words, actions or sheets of paper write it.
student teaching them into the class and action was a sin. Play thoughts are a sin. their sins. 0 = Student doesn’t
about the Steps for next discuss their reflective music. Conclusion: Conclusion: achieve the
year. experience of the https://www.youtube.c Pray a silent “act of Students will then go objective.
Conclusion: second rite of om/watch?v=pd4j9os repentance” out to the garden and 1= Student shows
Watch video Reconciliation. CNT4 plant their sins and minimal
https://www.youtube.co “wash them away”. understanding.
m/watch?v=eQTcUAWz In a ‘think, pair, share’ 2 = student shows
F_U that goes through discuss the way some
key steps of people can do wrong. understanding.
Reconciliation. Each partner will then 3 = Students
write their answers shows a good
onto an answer understanding.
garden and the 4= Student shows
teacher will project. an excellent
Conclusion: understanding of
Go through the the objective.
different answers as a
class. Lesson 2:
Kahoot’s Quiz

C2.1 Lesson 3:
Observational
notes

Lesson 4:
Peer reflection:
How well each
student knew what
a sin was and if
they went through
the 3 questions in
their role-play.

Lesson 5:
Checklist: Can
identify a sin.
C3 Catholics examine Introduction: Introduction: C4 Continuing to wonder Introduction: C3.1 Lesson 1:
5 their consciences Have a class 2 questions will be on at conscience Students will make a Peer reflection:
before Reconciliation examination of the whiteboard: “What C4.1 Reviews and class book on doing How well students
C3.1 Begins to conscience box. are ways I have loved express the main ideas their Year 3 knew the
understand the basic Body: and done good as of the unit. Reconciliation. commandments
steps of an examination In the box, there will God calls through Introduction: Students using and how well they
of conscience. be sins on a strip of conscience?” And On an answer garden technology must examined their
Introduction: paper. Students will “what are ways I did write 3-4 wonder include: What is conscience by their
Explain the concept of need to decide if the what was right, that is, questions they wonder reconciliation, the steps development of
Examination of sin is wrong or not, by I obeyed the about conscience. As a and 1 action of doing questions.
conscience then play going through the 3 commandments?” class, go through some the right thing and how
this video key questions. Students will think pair of the answers on the it made them feel.
https://www.youtube.co Conclusion: share what are ways whiteboard. Students’ Students then must C4.1
m/watch?v=C37MR_Xh Play the song “You they have done good. will then ‘think, pair, include an action of Lesson 4:
FQY forgive me”. Body: share’ and see if they doing the wrong thing Conferencing
Body: https://www.youtube. Teacher will call out can find any answers to and how it made them
List the 10 com/watch?v=LO- some good actions. these questions. feel. Tip: Students Lesson 5: Rubric
commandments as a 2fm7IKcU Students will close Body: should talk about their
class. Split students up their eyes, reflect on Students will then conscience guiding
into 5 groups. Give Pray an act of the questions and put choose 2 and write a them. OR using the app
students play-dough contrition. their hand up if they post card to Jesus about show me, students can
and 2 commandments have done good. their wonderings. create a video.
each they have to make Conclusion: Conclusion: Conclusion:
objects that relate to Students’ will then Finish with “Have you Students will pass on
each commandment. either drawing or filled a bucket today” by the book to the new
Students will then have using technology Carol McCloud. Draw a Year 3’s next year.
to go through each create a poster of picture of things that you
commandment and ask them doing good and have done for someone
themselves questions reflecting on the two that is nice. Share with a
Eg: 2nd Commandment: questions. partner. Write something
“do I use the lord’s nice about someone to
name carelessly?” Each fill their buckets.
group will have at least
2-3 questions to help
them examine and think
about each
commandment.
Students will then go
around to eah group
looking at the symbol
and identifying the
commandment and
then reflecting on each
groups questions.
Conclusion:
Play song: “At your feet”
(A prayer of
repentence).
https://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=TlARyE7
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Learner Diversity:
 Group work to help guide weaker students.
 Think, pair, share and wait time when asking questions to allow students to think.
 Students with lack of fine motor skills can use ipads or pen.
 Appeals to multiple intelligences – activities include writing, talking, concrete (hands-on), making videos, drama, puppets, music, videos
etc.
 Students with vision impairment will be strategically placed at the front to see the whiteboard.
 Lower level students will have explicit instructions; teacher and EA can work with a focus group. Also teacher will follow gradual release of
responsibility model to scaffold and guide lessons.

PLANNED ASSESSMENT - 1 formal assessment that links to a key understanding or learning point, develops higher order thinking skills and comprehensively
assesses student learning.

Rating Scale: C1.2 Lesson 1/Week 4

Student Name: ___________________________ Date: _______________________

Objective 4 3 2 1 0 Comment:
Students will be able to
correctly list the steps in
order.
Students will be able to
include key information for
each step.
Students make the
Brochure/Letter
presentable.
Students include relevant
pictures/images.
Final Grade: __/16
Additional Comments:
Key:
0 = Student doesn’t understand the topic/Doesn’t master objective.
1= Student shows minimal understanding
2 = Student shows some understanding
3= Student shows a good understanding.
4 = Student shows an excellent understanding.

PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP
Include any resources you might use for the presentation eg at least 5 Powerpoint slide with notes or a 2 page handout, include the title of the prayer you would start the
session with. Use the Sacramental Policy available on Blackboard for information regarding planning within a Parish context.

See Power-Point Attachment
PLANNED RITUAL – Primary (Reconciliation) Sacramental Celebration
The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance) – Year 3
Introductory Rite:
Entrance Procession: Song: “Thank you Jesus” by Hillsong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHaQDS1_uvA
Greeting: Priest: In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
People: Amen.
Priest: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy
Spirit be with you all.
People: And with your spirit.
Opening Prayer: Individual: Let us pray.

Lord our God,
We ask that you bless and guide us
As we celebrate the new hope you offer
Through the Sacrament of Penance.
Accept our desire to make amends.
We acknowledge our sins
And are resolved to change our lives.
Help us to celebrate this sacrament of your mercy
So that we may reform our lives
And receive from you the gift of everlasting joy.

We are this through Christ our Lord.

ALL: Amen.
Celebrations of the Word of God: A reading from the second Letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians [2 Corinthians 5:17-21].

Brothers and sisters:
Whoever is in Christ is a new creation:
The old things have passed away;
Behold, new things have come.
And all this is from God.
Who has reconcilied us to himself through Christ
And given to us the ministry of reconciliation,
Namely, God was reconciling the world to himself
In Christ,
Not counting their trespasses against them
And entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.
So we are ambassadors for Christ,
As if God were appealing through us
We implore you on behalf of Christ,
Be reconciled to God.
For our sake he made him to be sin who did not know sin,
So that he might become the righteousness of God in him.

This is the Word of the Lord.
ALL: Thanks be to God.

Responsorial Psalm: [Psalm 36: 1-10 – adapted].
Response: “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens”.

Lord I have a message from God in my heart
Concerning the sinfulness of the wicked.
Response: “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens”.

The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful, they fail to act wisely or do good.
R:

Your faithful to the skies
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains,
Your justice like the great deep.
R:

How priceless is your unfailing love, O God!
People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
R:

The feast on the abundance of your house;
You give them drink from your river of delights.
R:

For with you is the fountain of life,
In your light we see light.
R:
Continue your love to those who know you,
Your righteousness to the upright in heart.
R:
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia!
“Happy are those who hear the Word of God and keep it!”
Alleluia.
Gospel: Priest: The Lord be with you.
[Matthew: 21:28-32]. ALL: And with your spirit.

Priest: A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew.
Peter approached Jesus and asked him,
“Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?
As many as seven times?”

Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy seven times”.
That is why the Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king.
Who decided to settle accounts with his servants.
When he began the accounting,
A debtor was brought before him who owed him a huge amount.

Since he had no way of paying it back,
His master ordered him to be sold,
Along with his wife, his children, and all his property,
In payment of the debt.
At that, the servant fell down, did him homage, and said,
‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full’.

Moved with compassion the master of that servant
Let him go and forgave him the loan.
When that servant had left, he found one of his fellow servants
Who owed him a much smaller amount.

He seized him and started to choke him, demanding,
‘Pay back what you owe’.
Falling to his knees, his fellow servant begged him,
‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you back’.
But he refused
Instead, he had him put in prison
Until he paid back the debt.

Now when his fellow servants saw what had happened,
They were deeply disturbed, and went to their master
And reported the whole affair.
His master summoned him and said to him, ‘You wicked servant!
I forgave your entire debt because you begged me to.
Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant,
As I had pity on you?’

Then in anger his master handed him over to the torturers
Until he should pay back the entire debt.
So will my heavenly Father do to you,
Unless each of you forgives your brother from your heart.”

Priest: This is the Gospel of the Lord.
ALL: Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.
Homily: Priest:
Examination of Conscience: After the homily, a suitable period of silence should follow allowing time for an examination of
conscience. The priest may provide a simple format for this, inviting those present to reflect on:
 The good you have done.
 The wrong you have done.
o At home
o At school
o With my friends.
Invite those present to reflect on things they would like to say sorry to God for and ask God’s
forgiveness.
During the examination of conscience reflective music will play – Peace of God Children’s Melodies -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t68StIVbLBA

Rite of Reconciliation: Act of Repentance (The Confiteor)
OR
God our Father,
We ask your forgiveness for the times we have not lived as Jesus taught.
We are sorry for the times we have turned away from your love and the love of others.
Welcome us back and give us your peace and healing.
We ask this through Jesus your Son.
ALL: Amen.
The Lord’s Prayer: Our Father,
Who art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth,
As it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
As we forgive them that trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from evil.
For thine is the Kingdom,
The power, and the glory,
For ever and ever.
Amen.
Individual confession and
absolution:
Litany of thanksgiving:  Leader: Give thanks to God who is good.
 Response: God’s love is faithful.

 Leader: Give thanks to the God of Gods.
 R:

 Leader: God alone works wonders.
 R:

 Leader: God provides for all living creatures.
 R:

 Leader: Give thanks to the God of heaven.
 R:

Concluding Rite:
Concluding Prayer of God and Father of us all,
thanksgiving: You have forgiven our sins
And sent us your peace.
Help us to forgive each other
And to work together to establish peace in the world.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.

ALL: Amen.
Blessing and Dismissal Priest: God our loving Father,
You have forgiven our sins and shown us your mercy and love.
Be with us now as we strive in our daily lives to live as Jesus taught.
The Lord be with you.

People: And with your spirit.

Priest: May almighty God bless you, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
ALL: Amen.
Song: “How great is our God” by Hillsong.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikhNSlFTpfw

Participants will receive scripture cards to remind them of their sacrament with the main
scripture on them.
APPENDIX – List of references and copies of resources used in program: Bible passages, worksheets, resource sheets, Godly Play scripts,
learning activities.
Week 1:
Popplet = http://popplet.com
Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket – Always Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide!. (2008). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOZzNOkcEgM
Colour Your World With Kindness. (2013). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwelE8yyY0U&t=8s
Walker, T. (2016). “There’s A Stirring In My Heart” – Tommy Walker. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTHmzf_k3FY
Emoji’s:
Puppets

Week 2:
Kahoot = https://kahoot.it
Wild, M., & Argent, K. (1998). Miss Lilly’s fabulous feather boa. Camberwell, Vic.:Penguin Group.
Harris, A., & Rowe, J. (2013). I wonder. Los Angelos, United States: Four Elephant Press.
“Jesus Loves Me” by Listener Kids. (2012). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owx3ao42kwI&t=40s
Jesus Loves the Little Children (with Lyrics). (2016). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg6W76q6a2E
Jesus in the desert
Week 3:
The Widow’s Son brought back to life
Prodigal Son
Readers theatre of the story of Zacchaeus “Luke 19: 1-10”.
Phiri, A. (2017). Hearing God’s Voice. Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDlIbXKVHBo
Kids Explain First Reconciliation. (2017). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1gQgDQXGAg

Week 4:
Ep4-Confession. (2012). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQTcUAWzF_U
Kahoot = https://kahoot.it
Happy Relaxing Guitar Music For Children. (2014). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pd4j9osCNT4
“act of repentance”
Ep4- The Sacrament of Confession. (2012). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhphVKNUX8k
Steps of reconciliation

Week 5:
An Examination of Conscience for young children. (2016). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C37MR_XhFQY
At Your Feet (A Prayer of Repentance). (2013). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlARyE78vjw
You Forgive Me, Maker Fun Factory Music Video. (2017). Retrieved
from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO-2fm7IKcU
McCloud, C., & Messing, D. (2015). Have you filled a bucket today?. MI:
United States: Bucket Fillosophy

Ritual Celebration:
Thank You Jesus Lyric Video. (2014). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHaQDS1_uvA
Peace of God Children’s Melodies: Piano Music, Meditation Music,
Worship Music, Prayer Music. (2017) Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t68StIVbLBA
How Great is Our God – Hillsong. (2011). Retrieved from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikhNSlFTpfw