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: Jesus dies for us.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Second Reading, from St. Paul
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this powerful hymn from the early church, what words or phrases strike you in it? Which line of this ancient hymn touches your heart?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Name one thing that you will do each day this week to remind you that Jesus died and rose to new life for you.
Question for Youth: We hear the story of Jesus’ death each year. What did you hear differently this year? How has your faith changed in the past year?
Question for Adults: Identify and share one way that you personally "die in Christ."