Session Schedule

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Content is usually made available for download at least three months in advance from the expected date of use. To assist you in planning, the remainder of the Year C session focuses leading into Advent and the Cycle A focuses are listed below.

Please note that there are no summer sessions for Young Apprentices. Please make use of the Inquiry sessions over the summer and early fall months.

YEAR A

Advent and Christmas Seasons

First Sunday of Advent (November 27)

  • AIF: The Second Coming of Christ
  • YA: The Second Coming of Christ

Second Sunday of Advent (December 4)

  • AIF: Justice and Peace, Signs of the Messianic Era
  • YA: Justice and Peace

Third Sunday of Advent (December 11)

  • AIF: The Charism of Prophecy
  • YA: Prophets

Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 18)

  • AIF: Virgin Birth
  • YA: A Special Birth

Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1)

  • AIF: Theotokos
  • YA: Mary, Our Mother

The Epiphany of the Lord (January 8)

  • AIF: Christ is the Light of All Nations
  • YA: Salvation

Ordinary Time (winter)

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 15)

  • AIF: The Principle Titles of Jesus
  • YA: The Name and Titles of Jesus

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 22)

  • AIF: Our Vocation in Christ
  • YA: Vocations

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 29)

  • AIF: Foundations of Christian Morality
  • YA: Do the Right Thing

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 5)

  • AIF: Social Teaching and the Poor
  • YA: Care of the Poor

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 12)

  • AIF: Human Freedom and Christ's Law of Love
  • YA: Free Will

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 19)

  • AIF: The Call to Holiness
  • YA: Holiness

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 26)

  • AIF: Divine Providence
  • YA: Divine Providence

Lent

First Sunday of Lent (March 5)

  • AIF: Divine Election
  • YA: Facing Temptation

Second Sunday of Lent (March 12)

  • AIF: Union with the Blessed Trinity
  • YA: Holiness

Third Sunday of Lent (March 19)

  • AIF: Faith
  • YA: The Gift of Faith

Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 26)

  • AIF: The Proliferation of Sin
  • YA: Sin

Fifth Sunday of Lent (April 2)

  • AIF: The Paschal Mystery in the Sacraments
  • YA: The Paschal Mystery

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord (April 9)

  • AIF: Christ's Obedience as a Model for Believers
  • YA: Obedience

Easter Season

Second Sunday of Easter or Sunday of Divine Mercy (April 23)

  • AIF: Faith
  • YA: We Do Believe!

Third Sunday of Easter (April 30)

  • AIF: The Celebration of the Eucharist
  • YA: Jesus is Present!

Fourth Sunday of Easter (May 7)

  • AIF: Jesus, the Good Shepherd
  • YA: Jesus, the Good Shepherd

Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 14)

  • AIF: The Sacrament of Holy Orders and the Common Priesthood of the Baptized
  • YA: Church Ministries

Sixth Sunday of Easter (May 21)

  • AIF: The Sacrament of Confirmation
  • YA: Making a Difference

The Ascension of the Lord (May 28)

  • AIF: The Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • YA: Jesus is With Me Always

Pentecost Sunday (June 4)

  • AIF: The Holy Spirit
  • YA: Peace Be With You

Ordinary Time (summer)

The Most Holy Trinity (June 11)

  • AIF: The Triune God
  • YA: The Trinity

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (June 18)

  • AIF: The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
  • YA: The Eucharist

Please note that there are no summer or early fall sessions for Young Apprentices. Customers are encouraged to refer to the Inquiry body of work for session content and outlines that will serve the Scriptures of the summer and early fall Sundays in Ordinary Time. Young Apprentices weekly sessions will resume on November 5, 2017.

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (June 25)

  • Persecution and Suffering

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 2)

  • The Sacrament of Baptism

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 9)

  • Chastity

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 16)

  • Sacred Scripture

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 23)

  • Moral Evil

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 30)

  • The Kingdom of God

The Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6)

  • God's Revelation to Us

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 13)

  • Divine Revelation

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 20)

  • God's Healing Grace

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 27)

  • The Petrine Ministry

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 3)

  • The Cross of Discipleship

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 10)

  • Conversion

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 17)

  • The Forgiveness of Others

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 24)

  • The Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 1)

  • Moral Decision-Making

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 8)

  • Divine Justice

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 15)

  • Keeping Holy the Lord's Day

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 22)

  • The First Commandment

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 29)

  • The Commandment to Love

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 5)

  • AIF: The Role of the Magisterium
  • YA: Church Leaders

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 12)

  • AIF: Perseverance in Prayer
  • YA: Wisdom

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 19)

  • AIF: Stewardship
  • YA: The Last Judgment

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (November 26)

  • AIF: Judge the Living and the Dead
  • YA: Jesus and the Kingdom of God

Young Apprentices customers please note that there will be some Sundays or feast days for which no Young Apprentices session is offered. This is particularly true for the summer Ordinary Time Sundays, when you are encouraged to draw session material from the wealth of Inquiry Sessions offered on the Young Apprentices site. Thank you!

YEAR B

Advent

First Sunday of Advent (December 3)

  • AIF: Awaiting the Kingdom
  • YA: The Second Coming

Second Sunday of Advent (December 10)

  • AIF: Desire for God
  • YA: Desire for God

Third Sunday of Advent (December 17)

  • AIF: Discernment
  • YA: Discernment

Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 24)

  • AIF: The Incarnation
  • YA: The Incarnation

Christmas Season

The Nativity of the Lord (December 25)

  • AIF: The Nativity

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (December 31)

  • AIF: The Duties of Family Members

Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1, 2018)

  • AIF: Mother of God

The Epiphany of the Lord (January 7)

  • AIF: Universal Salvation
  • YA: Salvation

The Baptism of the Lord (January 8)

  • AIF: Baptism and Mission

Winter Ordinary Time

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 14)

  • AIF: Vocation
  • YA: Vocation

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 21)

  • AIF: Sin and Repentance
  • YA: Sorrow for Our Sins

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 28)

  • AIF: Prophet, Teacher, and Lord
  • YA: Jesus, the Best Teacher

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 4)

  • AIF: Evil in the World
  • YA: Evil in the World

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 11)

  • AIF: Anointing of the Sick
  • YA: Anointing of the Sick

Lent

First Sunday of Lent (February 18)

  • AIF: The Covenant
  • YA: Baptism and Covenant

Second Sunday of Lent (February 25)

  • AIF: Sacrificial Offering
  • YA: Sacrifice and Covenant

Third Sunday of Lent (March 4)

  • AIF: The Ten Commandments
  • YA: The Ten Commandments

Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 11)

  • AIF: The Grace of God
  • YA: The Grace of God

Fifth Sunday of Lent (March 18)

  • AIF: Christian Prayer
  • YA: Christian Prayer

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord (March 25)

  • AIF: The Gift of Perseverance
  • YA: Perseverance

Easter Season

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord (April 1)

  • AIF: The Resurrection of Christ

Second Sunday of Easter/Sunday of Divine Mercy (April 8)

  • AIF: The Challenge of Peace
  • YA: The Gift of Peace

Third Sunday of Easter (April 15)

  • AIF: Bearing Witness
  • YA: Sharing the Good News

Fourth Sunday of Easter (April 22)

  • AIF: The Oneness of God
  • YA: Jesus and His Father are One

Fifth Sunday of Easter (April 29)

  • AIF: The Church as the Body of Christ
  • YA: The Church Carries on the Mission of Christ

Sixth Sunday of Easter (May 6)

  • AIF: Love, the Soul of the Apostolate
  • YA: The Apostolate

The Ascension of the Lord (Thursday, May 10 or Sunday, May 13)

  • AIF: The Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • YA: The Ascension

Pentecost Sunday (May 20)

  • AIF: Pentecost Sunday
  • YA: Pentecost

Young Apprentices customers, please note that there are no Young Apprentices sessions offered for the summer Ordinary Time Sundays. You are encouraged to draw session material from the wealth of Inquiry Sessions offered on the Young Apprentices site. Thank you!

Ordinary Time

The Most Holy Trinity (May 27)

  • AIF: The Triune God

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (June 3)

  • AIF: The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (June 10)

  • AIF: The Fall and Original Sin

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (June 17)

  • AIF: The Church and the Kingdom of God

The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

  • AIF: Moral Life and Missionary Witness

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 1)

  • AIF: The Sanctity of Human Life

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 8)

  • AIF: Prophets and Prophecy

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 15)

  • AIF: Election and Mission

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 22)

  • AIF: Pastoral Ministry in the Church

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 29)

  • AIF: Unity and Ecumenism

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 5)

  • AIF: Eucharist

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 12)

  • AIF: Eucharist, Sacrifice, and Sacrament

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 19)

  • AIF: Eucharist, the Real Presence of Christ

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 26)

  • AIF: The Gift of Faith

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 2)

  • AIF: Principles of Morality

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 9)

  • AIF: The Social Teachings of the Church

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 16)

  • AIF: The Faith Professed in the Creed

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 23)

  • AIF: The Call to Service

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 30)

  • AIF: Economic Activity and Social Justice

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 7)

  • AIF: Marriage, Divorce, and Annulment

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 14)

  • AIF: The Relationship of Jesus to the Law

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 21)

  • AIF: Redemption by Christ’s Suffering

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 28)

  • AIF: Holy Orders

All Saints (November 1)

  • AIF: The Communion of Saints
  • YA: The Example of the Saints

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 4)

  • AIF: The Command to Love God and Neighbor
  • YA: TBD

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 11)

  • AIF: Stewardship
  • YA: The Gifts of God

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 18)

  • AIF: Final Judgment
  • YA: The Last Judgment

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (November 25)

  • AIF: Jesus and the Kingdom of God
  • YA: Jesus and the Kingdom of God