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 shows us how much He truly loves us.
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 this reading, what words or phrases strike you? What in this reading touches your heart? What lingers in your memory?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: In your own words, what does the suffering and death of Christ mean to you?
Question for Youth: How can you spend time with each member of your family this week in a way that will communicate your love for them?
Question for Adults: What sacrifices have you made this week to show your love for others? What sacrifices have others made for you?