Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
During the Christmas season from December 24th until the Sunday after Epiphany, we reflect upon the mystery of love that is made visible in the birth and early childhood of Christ.
Theme: Baptism gives us new life.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear the story of Jesus being baptized, what line or word touches you? What lingers in your memory after hearing this amazing reading?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Why does Baptism make you special?
Question for Youth: You were baptized as a member of the Christian community. What does it mean to you to belong to this community? How is it a support in your life?
Question for Adults: What meaning does your Baptism have for your everyday life?