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St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School

Wisdom & Faith




Prior learning: Baptism: a welcome to God's family


Learning Outcomes - Know and understand:

  • About belonging to different groups
  • That Baptism is an invitation to belong to God's family


Key Questions

  1. How can I belong to God?
  2. What does it feel like to belong?
  3. How can we help others to feel they belong?


Key Vocabulary

Sign of the Cross, belong, sacrament, invitation, welcome, Baptism, font, sign


Word of God

“The next day, John again was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, ‘Look, here is the Lamb of God!’ The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them, ‘What are you looking for?’ They said to him, ‘Rabbi (which translated means ‘Teacher’), where are you staying?’ He said to them, ‘Come and see.’ They came and saw where he was staying, and they remained with him that day.” (John 1:35-39)


Prayer and Reflection

Almighty and eternal God,

you keep together those you have united.

 Look kindly on all who follow Jesus your Son.

We are all consecrated to you by our common baptism;

make us one in the fullness of faith

and keep us one in the fellowship of love. Amen.

(Prayer for Various Occasions: for Unity of Christians)