Sacred Celebrations for Ordinary Time: Year A’ is a multi purpose resource. It is an extremely valuable resource for anyone working in a catechetical or educational context. In the church’s liturgical calendar, Year A focuses primarily on the Matthew’s gospel. The background information for leaders each week highlights some key themes permeating Matthew’s gospel. This is important information for leaders and teachers to have when presenting Scripture to children and young people. The reflections offered each week provide teachers and leaders with creative, fun and meaningful ways to assist children to break open Scripture. ‘Sacred Celebrations for Ordinary Time: Year A’ is ideal for use in Children’s Liturgy of the Word. The liturgies in this resource are presented in the format of Gather, Listen, Do and Go.