Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
July 17, 2024

Questions of the Week

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Jesus generously provides and cares for us.

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
This is a familiar story. As you hear it proclaimed today, what strikes you about it? What is there in this story that touches your own heart?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: How do you share with others what you have?

Question for Youth: Generosity is key to today’s Gospel. What do you have that you should be sharing with others? Think of your possessions, your talents, and your time. How can you use these for the good of others?

Question for Adults: In what ways do you generously provide for the needs of others who have little or nothing?