USCCB FRAMEWORK & TIMELINE

USCCB FRAMEWORK & LIFE NIGHT SERIES

Person of Christ

Censored (January 2016)
Immaculata (May 2016)
Fake News (September 2017)
Vital (May 2017)
Rx (January 2018)
Mirror, Mirror (September 2019)
MOOD (May 2020)
Unforeseen (May 2022)

Church

Made (January 2017)
Question Everything (May 2018)
Belong (September 2018)
Bad Religion (January 2020)
A Call From Within (May 2021)

Vocation

Unsettled (September 2016)
Consumed (January 2019)
Downside Up (January 2020)
Highways and Halos (January 2022)

Paschal Mystery

Promise (May 2016)
Dead (May 2018)
Eyewitness (January 2020)
But Wait…There’s More! (September 2021)
Operation (2022)

Scripture

Alive and Dangerous (September 2015)
Ex Tenebris Lux (May 2017)
Signs and Wonders (September 2019)
Verified (September 2020)
Long Story Short (September 2020)
The Foremost (May 2022)

Morality

Sex Positive (January 2016)
Unspoken (September 2016)
The Complete and Total Guide to Human Happiness (January 2017)
More Than Flesh N Bones (January 2018)
Keep it Together and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves
(January 2021)
After Exodus (May 2021)
Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (2022)

Sacraments

Presence (September 2016)
Otherworldly (January 2019)
Symphony (January 2021)
Making Sense (January 2022)

Social Justice

Merciful (September 2015)
One (September 2017)
At the Table (May 2019)
Proof of Life (May 2019)
The Work at Hand (September 2021)

CATECHESIS FOR LS & ES

SEPTEMBER 2022 – LIFE SUPPORT

Life Night Series: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing – Substitutes for God

  1. Wealth
  2. Power
  3. Pleasure
  4. Status


Life Night Series: Operation – Joy of Suffering

  1. Why Does Suffering Exist
  2. Redemptive power
  3. Suffering with the Saints
  4. How to Support Yourself and Others

Teen Retreat – Always Forward: Life Teen 2022 Theme

  1. Identifying Sufferings
  2. Resilience & Persistence
  3. The Practicals of Prayer
  4. Assurance of the Cross
  5. The Power of Community

Connect Group: Chain Reaction – Mercy

  1. Forgiveness and Mercy
  2. Receiving Mercy
  3. Trusting in God’s Mercy
  4. Living the Works of Mercy

Extra Resource: Mosaic —
Equipping Your Ministry to Welcome and Affirm Those with Disabilities

Issue Night – Relativism
Social Night – Film Festival

AUGUST 2022 – EDGE SUPPORT

Semester Planning Guide: Questions About Sacraments (SACRAMENTS AND LITURGY)

  1. What is a Sacrament?
  2. Why Do We Baptize Babies?
  3. What Happens When I Am Confirmed?
  4. Why Is the Eucharist So Important?
  5. Can’t I Just Tell My Sins to God?
  6. What is a Vocation?

Small Group Guide: The Floor Is Lava – The Future

  1. When I Grow Up
  2. Hope and Worry
  3. Guided By Christ

Issue Night – Body Image
Social Night – Interpersonal Games

JANUARY 2023 – LIFE SUPPORT

Life Night Series: Spectrum – Marian Apparitions

  1. What Are Apparitions and How Are They Approved
  2. Common Messages in Apparitions and Why Mary Appears
  3. Well Known Vatican Approved Apparitions
  4. Lesser Know Vatican Approved Apparitions

Life Night Series: Breakfast Club – Essence of the Gospels

  1. Matthew – Kingdom
  2. Mark – Power
  3. Luke – Compassion
  4. John – Presence

Small Groups: Lenten Bible Study
Extra Resource: Lent Companion for Teens

Issue Night – TBD
Social Night – TBD

NOVEMBER 2022 – EDGE SUPPORT

Small Group Guide: Connect Three – Prayer

  1. Praying with the Holy Spirit
  2. Praying with the Angels and Saints
  3. Praying with Others

Retreat Series: Always Forward – Perseverance in Faith

  1. Persistence and Resilience
  2. Tools for Growth
  3. From Affliction to Hope
  4. Path to Victory

Core Team Training Guide: Secrete Sauce –  On How to Lead as a Core Member

  1. How to Lead a Game
  2. How to Give a Talk
  3. How to Run a Small Group
  4. How to Lead Prayer

Issue Night – Gossip
Social Night – Icebreakers All night

MAY 2023 – LIFE SUPPORT

Life Night Series: Here and Now – Year of the Eucharist

  1. Why – Theological
  2. Who – Experiential / xlt
  3. How – Priesthood / Consecration
  4. What – Wedding feast of the holy lamb

Life Night Series: Everything but the Key – Authority

  1. Necessity of Authority
  2. Understanding Ecclesial Authority
  3. Authority in Vocation
  4. Institutional Authority/Citizenship

Extra Resource – Core Handbook
Extra Resource – Retreat: Our Father

  1. Our – Community
  2. Father – Perception of God
  3. This Day – Dependence on Daily Prayer
  4. Forgiveness on Earth as it in Heaven – To Forgive and be Forgiven
  5. Deliver – Grace, Protection, and Community

Issue Night – TBD
Social Night – TBD

MARCH 2023 – EDGE SUPPORT

Semester Planning Guide – Questions About Good and Evil

  1. How Can I Know Right From Wrong?
  2. Is Anyone Really Bad?
  3. Why Do I Need a Savior?
  4. What If I Need Forgiveness?
  5. How Do I Go to Confession?
  6. Is Being Good Boring?

Small Group Guide – Advent

  1. Prophesies
  2. Mary
  3. The Incarnation

Issue Night – Chastity
Social Night – Music and Media

SUBSCRIPTIONS

WHY LIFE TEEN?

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