Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
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.
Theme: Trust in Jesus, the way to true happiness.
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: How do you experience God’s blessing in difficult times, when you are sad, hungry, or when friends reject you?
Question for Youth: How does trusting in God make a difference in your life?
Question for Adults: In today’s Gospel, we are reminded that we will be either blessed or have woe done unto us. It’s a challenging teaching! Which half of this Gospel reading applies to you?