Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
The sound of Alleluias fills the 50 days of Easter Sunday to Pentecost as we give thanks for the gift of our salvation. The Easter Triduum recalls the passion and resurrection of Christ in the sacred journey from Holy Thursday to Easter Vigil. "Dying he destroyed our death. Rising he restored our life."
Theme: Jesus’ resurrection - the heart of our faith, life, and journey.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this reading from the Gospel of John, what feeling does it arouse within you? What word or phrase catches your ear?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: When have you seen someone do a good deed for someone else?
Question for Youth: Jesus’ closest friends had trouble believing that the tomb was empty. Resurrection is surprising. What does Jesus’ resurrection mean in your life?
Question for Adults: Name one way or time when you experience the presence of the Risen Christ? Is it at meals? With those whom you love? At other times?