Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
April 23, 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

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Sometimes we need to pause for rest with Jesus.

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

Step One: Listen to the Word
When you hear the words of today’s Gospel proclaimed, what clings to your memory? What word or phrase strikes you?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: How do you keep Sunday as a day of rest?

Question for Youth: Jesus was moved with pity for the people who were gathered. Who are the people you are moved with pity for? What can you do to help them?

Question for Adults: Why is rest important, and how do you make sure you get enough of it in your own life?