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: 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?