Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
During the Christmas season from December 24th until the Sunday after Epiphany, we reflect upon the mystery of love that is made visible in the birth and early childhood of Christ.
Theme: Families grow through good times and bad.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s 2nd Reading from St. Paul
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear St. Paul give advice to the people, what words or phrases strike you? What do you like in this reading? What don’t you like?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Why is it important for you to obey your parents or guardians?
Question for Youth: God chose to be among us in the person of Jesus. How does having a God who knows what it means to be human affect the way you pray or think about God?
Question for Adults: Whether single, married, or divorced, how does Paul’s advice ring true in your own life? Choose one of his suggestions and share how it touches your life.