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Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
October 20, 2017
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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

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Only those who enter the banquet will share the reign of God.

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen once again to this familiar parable, what caught your ear in it today? What image lingers in your mind from this reading?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Why is it important for you to do what Jesus asks of you?

Question for Youth: Each week we are invited to participate in Mass. When you are at Mass, how well do you really participate? How could you be more present in heart, mind, and spirit?

Question for Adults: Using Jesus’ parable as your starting point, describe in your own words who will be welcome and why they will be welcome, at the eternal banquet of God.