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: Your heart must be full of faith.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s second reading, from James
Step One: Listen to the Word
Listen again to this reading from the Letter of James. What strikes you in it? What single word or phrase jumps off the page for you?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: What steps can you take to more humbly welcome Christ into your heart?
Question for Youth: Jesus warns about the things that will lead us away from God. What tempts you away from being the person that God created you to be?
Question for Adults: Based on this reading from James, what is the sign in one’s life that faith is present?