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: The Beatitudes -- a way of life -- a map to happiness.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
When you heard the Beatitudes proclaimed today, which one struck you? What one word from this reading lingers now in your memory?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Choose one of the Beatitudes and share how you will make it part of your life.
Question for Youth: Jesus gives us a plan for our happiness in the beatitudes. Do the things that make you happiest also lead you towards God? Do they follow God’s plan?
Question for Adults: How do you describe what it means to be “blest” in your own life?