Lifelong Catechesis

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July 17, 2024

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.

Activity of the Week

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

  • The rich young man in today’s Gospel could not let go of his possessions. As a family talk about what it would be like to sell everything you own. Discuss the following: What makes you truly happy? How does God help make all things possible?
  • Sit down with your family and have each person bring his or her purse or wallet. Take a moment for each family member to pull out one thing that is most valuable and one thing that is least valuable.  Take turns explaining your choices. As a family, discuss what it means to put God first.
  • Think about the talents your family possesses. Write each one down. Then decide how you can share these “possessions” with others.
  • This week when both good and bad things happen in the family, gather together and discuss how you can find God in this given situation.