NATIVITY CHRISTIAN INITIATION MINISTRY
CATECHUMENATE CALENDAR for 2016-17 In Music Room
Saturdays 12:15PM to1:30 pm

SCRIPTURE REVIEW: Each Saturday morning11:00am – 12:00 p.m. in the Music Room
Read ahead for each Sunday’s Scripture readings:  http://www.usccb.org/

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September 2016
24th.Session 1 – Chapter 1 My Soul Longs for You, O God (Psalm 42:2

October
1st.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
1st.Session 2 – Chapter 2 God comes to meet US
8th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
8th.Session 3 – Chapter 3 Proclaim the Gospel to every Creature
15th.   SCRIPTURE REVIEW
15th.Session 4 – Chapter 4 Bring about the Obedience of Faith
22th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
22th. Session 5 – Chapter 5 I believe in God
29th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
29th.Session 6 – Chapter 6 Man and Woman in the Beginning
NOTE: Tuesday, November 1st. is All Saints Day-MASS attendance
November
5th.   SCRIPTURE REVIEW  -
5th.Session 7 – Chapter 7 The Good News: God has sent His Son
12th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
12th Session 8 – Chapter 8 The Saving death and Resurrection of Christ
19th.   SCRIPTURE REVIEW
19th. Session 9 – Chapter 9 Receive the Holy Spirit
26th..  No Scripture Review  –Enjoy Thanksgiving Holiday break
26th.        No Catechumen Session..
        NOTE: Sunday (27th.)  Advent begins today
December
3rd.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
3rdSession 10 – Chapter 10 The Church: Reflecting the Light of Christ
NOTE: Thursday, December 8th. Feast Day: The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception -
      MASS attendance
10th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
10thSession 11 – Chapter 11 The four marks of the Church
17th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
17thSession 12 – Chapter 12 Mary: the Church’s First and most Perfect Member
24th. And 31st. No Scripture Review and no Catechumen Session -Enjoy Christmas break

January 2017 NOTE: Feast of Mary Mother of God (Sunday, January 1 Holy Day of Obligation)
7th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
7th.Session 13 – Chapter 13 Our Eternal Destiny
14th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
14th.Session 14 – Chapter 14 The Celebration of the Paschal Mystery of Christ
21st.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
21st.Session 15 – Chapter 15 Baptism Becoming a Christian
28th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
28th.Session 16 – Chapter 16 Confirmation: Consecrated for Mission

February
4th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
4th.Session 17 – Chapter 17 The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life
11th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
11th.Session 18 – Chapter 18 Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: God is Rich in Mercy
18th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
18th.Session 19 – Chapter 19 Anointing the Sick and the Dying
25th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
25th.Session 20 – Chapter 20 Holy Orders

March
1st.Ash Wednesday (attend Mass and receive Ashes)
4th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
4th.Session 21 – Chapter 21 The Sacrament of Marriage
11th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
11th.Session 22 – Chapter 22 Sacramentals and Popular Devotions
18th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
18th.Session 23 – Chapter 23 Life in Christ – Part one
25th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
25th.     Session 24 – Chapter 24 Life in Christ – Part two

April
1st.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
1st.Session 25 – Chapter 25 The  first Commandment: Believe in the True God
8th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
8th.Session 26 – Father Evan’s special teachings about the coming holy week
9th.      Palm Sunday (attend Mass)
13th., 14th., and 15th. Sacred Triduum - Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday
15th.  NO SCRIPTURE REVIEW, NO SESSION
16th.Easter –Attend Mass
22nd.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
22nd.Session 27 – Chapter 26 The second Commandment: Reverence God’s Name
29th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
29th.Session 28 – Chapter 27 The third Commandment: Love the Lord’s Day

May
6th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
6th.Session 29 -  Chapter 28 The fourth Commandment: Strengthen your Family
13th.  SCRIPTURE REVIEW
13th.Session 30 – Chapter 29 The  fifth Commandment: Promote the Culture of Life
Catechists are:
Father Blake Evans    Derrick and Sandra Lucas
202-726- 6262      202-726-185   skanglade@yahoo.com



Ms. Evonnet Mcdaniel RCIA Coordnator,
202-726-8265  mcdaniel.evonne@pbgc.gov
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