Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.
Theme: Seeing Jesus
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this familiar story today, what words or phrases strike you? What in this reading touches your heart? What image from Mark’s Gospel lingers in your memory?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Name or draw a picture of a time you knew that Jesus was with you.
Question for Youth: The disciples had a very intense experience of Jesus on the mountain. Have you ever had a "mountain top" experience? What was it like for you?
Question for Adults: In what ways does Jesus speak today, ways in which you can truly "listen to him?"