Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.
Theme: We are children of the Light.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s 2nd Reading, from Paul
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen to this reading proclaimed again just now, how did it touch your heart? What did you hear? What word caught your ear?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: What are the things that Jesus wants you to do as his friend?
Question for Youth: Jesus helped a blind man see—and he helps each of us see the world differently. How do you see differently because you believe?
Question for Adults: Share how you, as a child of the light, in the power of Christ, produce goodness, justice, and truth for the world. What specific actions do you take to do this?