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Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
August 25, 2019
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Lent

Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.

Questions of the Week

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Theme: New life in Christ Jesus

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
Listening today to this familiar story, what scene in it most affected you? What word of Jesus did you notice?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: How do your actions show that you put your faith and trust in Jesus?

Question for Youth: Lazarus received a second chance at life through Jesus. How have you experienced second chances in your own life?

Question for Adults: The death from which we are called is healing from those things which bind us and hold us back: memories, fears, rejection, or other such things. What binds you? What keeps you from fully being your own most true self in Christ?