Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
June 12, 2024

Ordinary Time

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.

Questions of the Week

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Do not live in fear. Live, and be ready!

Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel

Step One: Listen to the Word
When you hear this reading today, what image or idea strikes you most strongly? What word or phrase catches your ear?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Jesus tells us to always be ready to hear him. What are some ways that he speaks to us?

Question for Youth: If Jesus were to knock on your door today and give you a report card on your life as His disciple, what grade would you get? Where would be your areas for improvement?

Question for Adults: On a daily basis, what are some ways to keep yourself “ready for God to act?” How do you pay attention to God’s often-less-than-obvious actions?