Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
June 16, 2024


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."

Activity of the Week

Second Sunday of Easter

Choose one of the following activities as a way to further reflect on the Sunday readings:

  • In today's Gospel, Jesus breathes new life into the disciples. Find the Risen Christ in the world around you. Go for a short walk every day this week. Have family members take note of everything that breathes.
  • Jesus asks us to forgive others. How do you practice forgiveness in your family? Is there anyone you need to forgive?
  • Read a story about someone who was a witness to Jesus. You may want to find a book of stories about the saints. Check your parish library or a religious bookstore.
  • Jesus gave his followers the gift of his peace and the Holy Spirit. Together with your family, draw pictures that illustrate how people can share Jesus’ gift of peace.