Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
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.
Theme: Sometimes we need to pause for rest with Jesus.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
When you hear the words of today’s Gospel proclaimed, what clings to your memory? What word or phrase strikes you?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How do you keep Sunday as a day of rest?
Question for Youth: Jesus was moved with pity for the people who were gathered. Who are the people you are moved with pity for? What can you do to help them?
Question for Adults: Why is rest important, and how do you make sure you get enough of it in your own life?