Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
July 17, 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

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: God’s plan in Christ begins to unfold in human history.

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
What one word or thought in this reading really strikes you? What image from this reading lingers for you now in your memory?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: If someone were to ask you, “who is Jesus?” how would you answer?

Question for Youth: How are you able to see through all the busyness, the distractions, and the din of today’s world to really see Christ as he makes himself present today? Where do you see him or experience his presence?

Question for Adults: In the gospel today, John tells us who Jesus is for him. If someone were to ask you, how would you answer this question: Who Jesus is for you?