Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
May 22, 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

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: The Lord’s Prayer is a map for life.

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

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: Prayer is talking with God and listening to God in our hearts. Where do you talk to God and how do you listen to what God says to you?

Question for Youth: Jesus teaches us how important it is to pray. How do you ask God for what you need? How do you listen for his response?

Question for Adults: Jesus teaches us how to pray. When this past week did you take the time to pray, to talk to and listen to God?