Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
April 23, 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

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: “Go and do the same!”

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this reading, what words or phrases strike you? What in this reading touches your heart? What lingers in your memory?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Jesus tells us to love today. Name a time when you showed your love for your family or friends during the past week or two.

Question for Youth: The Samaritan reached out to a stranger and helped him. Who are the strangers who you could reach out and help in the coming week or month? How will you respond?

Question for Adults: Jesus tells us today to love God, our neighbor and our self. How will you love God this week?  How will you love your neighbor this week? How will you love yourself this week?