Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
The sound of Alleluias fills the 50 days of Easter Sunday to Pentecost as we give thanks for the gift of our salvation. The Easter Triduum recalls the passion and resurrection of Christ in the sacred journey from Holy Thursday to Easter Vigil. "Dying he destroyed our death. Rising he restored our life."
Theme: Do not persist in your unbelief, but believe!
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this familiar reading, what words or phrases strike you? What in this reading touches your heart?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How can you believe in Jesus whom you have never seen?
Question for Youth: Jesus' words of greeting were "Peace be with you," followed by the invitation to forgive sins. How does forgiveness bring peace to you? How does it change the world?
Question for Adults: What strengthens your faith? Why do you believe in Jesus?