Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
May 22, 2024

Ordinary Time

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.

Questions of the Week

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Jesus is the Bread of Life

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this familiar story read to you again today, what words or phrases strike you? What image from this story lingers in your mind’s eye?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Why is Jesus compared to bread? How can his teachings be like food?

Question for Youth: Jesus is the bread that gives us life. How does believing in Jesus make your life different?

Question for Adults: How do you partake of the nourishment that Jesus provides? How often?