The sound of Alleluias fills the 50 days of Easter Sunday to Pentecost as we give thanks for the gift of our salvation. The Easter Triduum recalls the passion and resurrection of Christ in the sacred journey from Holy Thursday to Easter Vigil. "Dying he destroyed our death. Rising he restored our life."
Theme: We have the spirit of truth to guide us.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
What words of phrases in today’s reading touch your heart and mind? What feeling do you have after hearing the promises of Jesus
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Jesus promises to be our friend forever. How do friends treat each other?
Question for Youth: Jesus promised us that the Holy Spirit (the Advocate) would remain with us always. When have you experienced the Spirit?
Question for Adults: Which one of the promises in today’s Gospel gives you the most hope?