Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
July 17, 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

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: We are all called to be children of the light.

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
What images do the words Light and Salt create in your mind’s eye? When you hear and imagine those things, do you use your eyes and your taste buds when you hear them?

Step Two: Look into your Life

Question for Children: What can you do to bring the light of Jesus into the lives of your family, friends, and people you meet?

Question for Youth: How do you feel when Jesus says that YOU are the salt of the earth and that YOU are called to be the light for others?

Question for Adults: What specific efforts do you take to maintain your light? Do you let your light dim? Why?