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Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
December 09, 2018
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Ordinary Time

For a large part of the liturgical year, we devote ourselves to listening to the mystery of Christ in all its aspects unfolded as we seek God's truth and understanding.

Questions of the Week

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Jesus the Living Bread

Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel

Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this reading, what words or phrases strike you? How do these words of Jesus touch your heart? What single line remains in your memory?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Name one way that your faith nourishes you? How does it help your life?

Question for Youth: Bread nourishes us physically, and Jesus as the living bread nourishes spiritually. How can you be more open to Jesus and the ways that he can feed you?

Question for Adults: What nourishes your life? What does the phrase “living bread” mean for you?