WELCOME • Soph’s: see seating chart posted • Seniors: You may be seated anywhere…that means in any student desk in which someone is not already sitting
Sister Bernadette, O.P. O.P. = order of preachers = Dominicans St. Dominic
The only thing that matters It is all about relationship
Bioethics • Grades • Letters + behavior • Current events • Notebook/effort • quizzes • Research/presentation • Extra credit: unlimited
Bioethics • www.jcchsbioethics.wikispaces.com • Duties • Attendance + Att. Sub. • Return papers • TA (editor, grade quizzes, place in number order, help with general organization) • 5th period – speaker escorts (before class) • 6th period – speaker escorts (after class)
Sophomores • www.jcchstheology.wikispaces.org • Daily quizzes – Acts of the Apostles • ‘Projects’ • 3rd quarter = timeline • 4th quarter = apologetics presentation • Tests • Study questions • Reflections on Friday • Extra Credit: unlimited
Sophomore Duties • Attendance + substitute • Paper returner • Secretaries (grading, put in order, general help) • Other? 8th period board cleaner? 1st period date and feast
Customs Classroom – Catholic – General
Beginning of class • Be at your desk. Restroom BEFORE bell. • Prayer • bell to bell
Father McDonald : The Two Words in the English Language that bring peace… “Yes, Sister” Offer it up! “For love of you Jesus I…..
Classroom Customs • Stand when an adult enters the room • If late without a note, complete reflection sheet • Chapel visit - trust
Paper Heading A.M.D.G.= ad maiorem Dei gloriam J.M.J = Jesus Mary Joseph TotuusTuus = all yours + = simple cross = Mary at the foot of the cross
Customs cont… • New chairs (teacher) • Books +videos • Boards
Classroom customs cont… • Jesus Christ: “May He be Praised”
Other customs • Eye contact • Greet adults – in hall, entering leaving the classroom • Saying • thank you, • Please • I am sorry, • yes sir, etc…..
Discipline • 2 reflection sheets = 1 PM (late) • Gum, talking in chapel = automatic PM • Cell phone, disrespect, cheating = dean • Lord’s name = washing the baseboards with a sponge and bucket, 2 PM’s AND going to a dean • Top right drawer = cell phone, etc….
Catholic “Customs” • Through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault - • And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us – bow • and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
Sign of the Cross • Driving by a Catholic Church – why? (how about passing up the chapel?) • On rising, before going to bed • Holy Water • Before and after prayers (grace at meals in restaurants) • Receiving a blessing • (cemetery, siren, making a sport’s play a prayer…) • On top of homework, tests…. • (not needed before/after communion)
Holy Water Font • Shema
Driving • Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God’s love commits me here, ever this day be at my side – to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen.
Meals • Bless us O Lord, and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy Bounty, through Christ our Lord. • We give You thanks, Almighty God, for these and all Thy benefits which we have received from Thy bounty, through Christ Our Lord.
On hearing someone deceasedor driving by cemetery • Eternal rest Grant unto them (him or her), O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them (him,her). • May [his/her soul and] all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Act of Contrition • Before Communion • Before sleeping at night Rembrant’s Return of the Prodigal Son
At Consecration in Mass • “My Lord and My God” • “I believe, Lord, Help my unbelief”
Examination of conscience • Particular examination: Choose a time during the day and review one thing (habit to break, or virtue to foster) • General examination: before sleep, communion or confession
Genuflect - • Entering and leaving the presence of the Blessed Sacrament • Some use 2 knees in presence of exposed Blessed Sacrament • Right knee (left knee is for earthly sovereigns) • (not custom = Entering/leaving pew)
Bible • Not touch the floor • Not have stuff stacked on it • Have it kept in a special place (Acts of the Apostles)
Ask a priest for a blessing • Father visits the classroom • New car, house, religious article • Before big event (engagement, going on a trip, competition, new school, job….)
Offering It Up • For love of You, I…….. • Accept this sacrifice for __________ [the souls in Purgatory, the conversion of ____, in reparation for my sins, for those who have no one to pray for them, for Sister Bernadette )
Profound Inclination - Head Bow • What’s the difference • Crossing the aisle in front of Blessed Sacrament • Before Communion • As a blessing is being bestowed • At the name of Jesus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! • If standing, after Consecration at Mass (when Father genuflects) • Mention of the incarnation in the angelus (and the Word was made flesh….)
responses • God is good – “all the time” • Our help is in the name of the Lord – “Who made Heaven and Earth” • The Lord is Risen – “He is risen indeed! • Praised be Jesus Christ – “Now and Forever” • Give thanks to the Lord for He is good – “His mercy endures forever” • Saint “____”, pray for us • Pray for us, O holy mother of God - “That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ”
Aspirations • Jesus, meek and humble of heart – make my heart like unto Thine. • O Mary conceived without original sin, pray for us who have recourse to you. • Have mercy on me, O Lord. • Jesus, I trust in You • We adore you O Christ and we praise You, because by you holy cross, You redeemed the world. • My God, I believe, I adore, I trust and I love You. I beg pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not trust and do not love You. My Jesus, I love you in the Most Blessed Sacrament.