Use the unit song before or after opening prayer, during a prayer celebration, at the end of a session, or during special celebrations.
Unit 1: The Mystery of the Incarnation
Chapter 1: The Birth of Our Savior
God loved us so much as to send God’s true son, Jesus, to save us from our sins.
Chapter 2: God with Us
The sacrament of Baptism gives us a new identity as members of the Body of Christ.
Chapter 3: Jesus! Son of God, Son of Man
The gift of conscience helps us realize our goal of striving to be Christlike—of living as Jesus did.
Chapter 4: Jesus, One with God in Prayer
Prayer transforms us. It helps us to “put on” the mind, the will, and the heart of Jesus.
Unit 2: The Meaning of the Kingdom
Chapter 5: The Kingdom of God
The parables of Jesus teach us about God’s kingdom and how to prepare for its coming.
Chapter 6: Servants of the Kingdom
God calls every member of the Church to Christian service, according to his or her vocation.
Chapter 7: Justice in the Kingdom on Earth
God gives us the grace to be signs of the kingdom on earth by working for peace and justice.
Chapter 8: A Prayer for the Kingdom
Praying the Lord’s Prayer can help us reflect on God’s glory and recognize God’s kingdom among us.
Unit 3: The Christian Life
Chapter 9: Living in Christ’s Service
As disciples we are called to serve others with the humility and love of Jesus. In this way we grow in virtue.
Chapter 10: Jesus, Our Eucharist
Throughout the universal Church, the Eucharist is the center of Christian life.
Chapter 11: Living in Christ’s Love
What makes the morality of true disciples come alive is our ability to imitate the love of Jesus Christ.
Chapter 12: A Prayer for Christ’s Healing
Through prayer, Christ’s healing presence works to transform us. Faith in God can result in miracles.
Unit 4: The Paschal Mystery
Chapter 13: Jesus’ Persecution
The Passion and death of Jesus reveal the extent of God’s great and unconditional love for us.
Chapter 14: Jesus’ Passion
Participation in the Easter Triduum liturgies can lead to sincere contrition and spiritual renewal.
Chapter 15: The Resurrection and the Call to Discipleship
Christian morality is only possible in partnership with Christ and with other members of the Church.
Chapter 16: Pentecost
The Spirit empowers us in the same ways the first disciples were empowered on Pentecost.
Unit 5: The Good News
Chapter 17: The Early Church: People of Pentecost
Today, the Church continues the missionary work of Christ through the efforts of all its members.
Chapter 18: The Church Today: Confirmed Believers
Confirmation increases and deepens baptismal grace, uniting us more closely with Christ and the Church.
Chapter 19: Spreading the Gospel
True Christian love is the basis of morality and begins in the family.
Chapter 20: A Prayer for the Guidance of the Holy Spirit
At the heart of all prayer resides the Holy Spirit, who sustains and inspires us.