One/two Weeks Prior to your CLW Assignment:

1)  Prepare children by explaining CLW and the special invitation they have to come worship and participate in our parish community!:)

2)  Inform families that attendance and participation in CLW is expected.  Simply add the date and mass time in this pre-written letter/email(E), then cut and paste into your own email, or copy as a flyer to distribute in class. BE SURE THEY KNOW: The front rows of the church will be reserved for your class and their families. Students who would like to be part of procession should meet in the Narthex (main entrance/back of the church).

3)  Ask for 1-2 families to serve the refreshments after Mass. Here are the Refreshment Instructions(D).  Contact Marisa Paruta at 860.513-1247 or marisa.paruta@eversource.com  with their name & contact info.

4)  Your Mentor (listed on your CLW schedule (A)) will contact you by the Monday prior to your assigned CLW date to begin the planning process.

The Week of CLW:

1)  Your mentor will contact you to discuss assignments/readings, and especially the reflection for the gospel.  Together you will decide how you and your class would like to participate in the liturgy.

2)  Become familiar with and review the CLW Format (F).

3)  Checkout http://www.loyolapress.com/sunday-connection.htm .

The Day of CLW:

1)  Arrive by 10:00 a.m. to complete set-up and/or meet with your mentor.

2)     You will process with the CLW mentor to the altar. Your class is welcome to join you in the procession and carry the banner.  They should meet in the Narthex prior to mass (main entrance/back of the church).                                             

Revised:  
9/21/15 Document (C)