Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
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.
Theme: In Christ, everything continues in being.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this familiar story of Jesus on the cross, what words or phrases catch your attention? In this reading, what touches your heart? What image strikes you?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Jesus is always kind to those who love him. How do you show your love for Jesus?
Question for Youth: This week we celebrate Christ the King. In the best sense of the word, a King is some one who cares for the people under his care, and also has authority over them. When have you felt Jesus’ care for you? How do you allow Jesus to have authority over you?
Question for Adults: As you think about Jesus on the cross, having compassion on the “good thief,” what lesson do you draw from it for your own life?