Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1: Sacraments and Sacramentals in Our Daily Lives"— Presentation transcript:
1Chapter 1: Sacraments and Sacramentals in Our Daily Lives Ad Altare DeiChapter 1: Sacraments andSacramentals in Our Daily Lives
2As a Scout to Recognize the Signs of Faith in Your Daily Lives, Program GoalAs a Scout to Recognize the Signs of Faith in Your Daily Lives,and Their Importance
3What is the Symbolism of the Scout Sign? Life ExperienceWhat is the Symbolism of the Scout Sign?
4The Three Middle Fingers Standing Erect Stand for the Three Parts of the Scout OathDuty to God and CountryDuty to OthersDuty to Self
5What is the Scout Sign Used For? Life ExperienceWhat is the Scout Sign Used For?
6The Scout Sign Shows You are a Scout Give it Each Time You Recite the Scout Oath and LawWhen a Scout or Scouter Raises the ScoutSign, ALL Scouts Should Make the Sign Too, and Come to Silent Attention
7Explain the Symbolism Behind the Life ExperienceExplain the Symbolism Behind theScout Badge?
8Shaped Like an Arrowhead or Trefoil This is the Basic Shape That is Used byScout Organizations All Over the World1. The three points of the trefoil stand for the threeparts of the Scout Oath.2. The ‘point’ of the badge points North meaning that a Scout can point the right way in life as truly as a compass in the field.3. There are two stars on the badge which stand for truth and knowledge.4. The Eagle and Shield stand for Freedom and a Scouts readiness to defend that Freedom.5. The scroll bearing the Scout motto is turned up as a reminder that a Scout smiles as he does his duty.6. The knot represents the Scout slogan: Do a Good Turn Daily.
9Life Experience What is the Meaning of the Scout Handshake? Why Did Lord Baden-Powell Establish the Handshake as a Signof Brotherhood Among Scouts?
10The Siege of Mafeking Was the Most Famous British Action in the SecondBoer War. It Took Place in the Townof Mafeking (now called Mafikeng) inSouth Africa over 217 days, fromOctober 1899 to May 1900,It Turned Lieutenant-General RobertBaden-Powell into a National Hero.He Later Went on to Found theScouting Movement.
11After the Siege of Mafeking That Brought Baden‐Powell Fame and Recognition, He Met With theGreat Zulu Tribal Chieftain Denizulu
12When the Chief Recognized Baden‐Powell, He Shook Hands With Him Not With the Right Hand as is Our Custom, But With the Left Hand.This Was an Important Sign for the ZuluTribe. It Was a Sign of Trust & Friendship,Because a Zulu Warrior Carries His Shieldon His Left Arm. To Shake the Left HandHe Had to Set Aside the Shield, ThusLeaving Himself Bare and Defenseless.The TRUE Meaning of the ScoutHandshake is TRUST and FRIENDSHIP
13Life ExperienceWhat Are Some Other Signs / Symbols That Are Commonly Usedin Your Daily Life or Family?
15Life Experience Do the Seek and Find and Then Ponder the Question: What Do You Think the Signs inthe Seek and Find Are Used For?
16All Originally Developed by Early Catholics CatholicismAlthough Many of the Signs Are Used by Other Christian Faiths as Well They WereAll Originally Developed by Early Catholics
17Life Experience There Are Also Special “Outward Signs Instituted by Christ”That Are Called SacramentsWhat Does Outward Sign Mean?What Does Instituted by Christ Mean?
18SacramentsOutward Signs are Signs and Things People do With Extra Effort (i.e. Doing Things to Show Someone Something)Instituted by Christ Means That They Originated With Jesus’ Words and Actions, Some Directly and Some Indirectly. Sacraments for Example are Meant to Help Us Encounter Jesus Our Risen Lord Through Symbols and Words.The Church Has Identified Seven Sacraments as Instituted by Christ Like His Sacred Word Preserved in the Scriptures. The Sacraments are Continuations of his Attitudes and Sacred Actions Which Convey His Personal Love for Us.
19Then Ponder the Question: ActivityDo the Unscramble andThen Ponder the Question:What are Some of the Ways Our Faith Has Been Passed From Christian to Christian by Tradition and Custom?
20• Stained Glass • Stations of the Windows Cross • Mass • REC Faith Passing• Parents • Bible• Grandparents • Books• Teachers • Video• Priests • Deacons• Stained Glass • Stations of theWindows Cross• Mass • REC
21ActivityThe Mass and the Church are Filled With Other Signs and SymbolsWhat are Their Meanings?
22Signs / Symbols The Candles Sign of Peace Holy Water Sign of the Cross Sign of the Cross at the GospelTheLight or Presence of ChristGesture of Forgiveness forOffensesBaptism PurificationTo Do Something in theName of GodMay the Word of the Lordbe in My Mind, on My Lips,and in My Heart
23Signs / Symbols The Stole Crucifix Incense Bell Statues Sign of Holy OrdersSign of Jesus’ Sacrifice andour RedemptionSign of Our Prayers Rising toHeavenSign of Calling to Prayer, anda Sign of CelebrationSymbols Reminding Us of theVirtues of a Saint, Christ, orMary
24Activity The Sign of the Cross, the Fish, and the Chi Rho, are Ancient Signs of our Faith.Why Were They Originally Usedby the Early Christians?
25Early ChristianityTo Live as a Christian in the Early Church Meant Taking the Risk of Losing Your Life at the Hands of Persecutors. Those Who Were Identified as Being Christian Often Had Their PropertyConfiscated. They Were Also Tortured, Exiled or Put to Death
27Who Did the Persecution? Persecution Came at the Hands of Non‐ChristiansWho May Have Been Civil Leaders, Private Citizens, andEven Other Family Members
28These Were Not The Only Signs Used Early Secret SignsThe Early Christians Devised Secret Signs That TheyUsed to Identify Each Other as Christians. The Fishand the Cross Were Common Symbols Used and UnderstoodAnother Common Sign Used by the Early Christians and the Current Church is the Chi Rho . The Greek Letters Chi(Written ‘X’) and Rho (Written ‘P’) Were the First Two Letters of Christ's Name.These Were Not The Only Signs Used
29ActivityHow Did These Early Signs of our Faith Relate to Our Use of theScout Sign and Handshake?
30The Signs are Used for Identification Among Members It Reminds One of the Commitment to the Group
31Faith Response Think of a Story From a Book or Magazine What is the Lesson That Can be Learned From the Story?A Priest Does the Same Thing at MassHe Uses Scriptures to Draw Lessons From Daily Life
32Faith ResponseAt Mass for the Next Three Sundays – Listen to the Scriptures Readings and Homilies.Share With Your Family What You Learned From the Readings and Homilies and How You Plan to Put ThisInto PracticePlease Fill Out Page 9 With Your Answers When Done
33Faith ResponseExpress Your Ideas of What You Have Learned in This Chapter by Doing ONE of the Following:Perform a Skit That You or Your Group Have Created ORMake a Video Presentation (Videos, Movies, Slides, Etc) ORMake an Audio Presentation (Story Telling, Music Selection,Raps, Computer Presentations, Etc.
34Ongoing Activity As You Work on the Remaining Chapters of This Program, Do TWO of the Following:Attend a Retreat While Working on the AAD Program ORAttend a Day of Recollection While Working on theAAD Program ORComplete the Crossword Puzzle in Appendix A