Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
The sound of Alleluias fills the 50 days of Easter Sunday to Pentecost as we give thanks for the gift of our salvation. The Easter Triduum recalls the passion and resurrection of Christ in the sacred journey from Holy Thursday to Easter Vigil. "Dying he destroyed our death. Rising he restored our life."
Theme: We enter life to the full through Christ.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s 2nd Reading from Peter
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear the words of Peter in this reading, what line or phrase strikes you most powerfully?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How is Jesus your example when others don’t like you?
Question for Youth: Sheep know their shepherd and follow his voice. How hard is it for you to recognize the voice of God in your own life? Who has helped you hear God’s voice?
Question for Adults: In what specific ways is Christ an example which you follow when dealing with others, especially with the ones against whom you hold a grudge or those who dislike you?