Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
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.
Theme: Jesus refreshes and strengthens us for ministry.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen to the words of this challenging section of Matthew’s Gospel, what catches your ear? What single word or phrase lingers now in your memory?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: When you are generous, honest, and loving, how do you know it is Jesus who helps you do that
Question for Youth: Jesus invites us to bring him our burdens and promises us that he will give us rest. How do you rely on Jesus during times of trouble? When has Jesus helped you?
Question for Adults: As you go about your daily life, dying in love for others, how do you experience Christ giving you consolation and peace?