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 has power over evil.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today's Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear today’s Gospel with its shouting demons, what words or phrases strike you? What in this reading touches your heart?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Name some bad things that you want to pray that Jesus will take away from our world.
Question for Youth: Jesus was able to free the man from the unclean spirit within him. What do you hope Jesus will free you from? What is happening in the world that need's Jesus’ help?
Question for Adults: What are the evils in today's world that you pray God will free us from?