Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
During the Christmas season from December 24th until the Sunday after Epiphany, we reflect upon the mystery of love that is made visible in the birth and early childhood of Christ.
Theme: Mary is the Mother of Jesus, the Mother of God and our mother.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel from Luke
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen to this Scripture story today, what is one word or thought that really struck you? What image do you take away from this reading?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: What do you want to tell others about Mary?
Question for Youth: What can you learn from Mary that will help you grow closer to Jesus?
Question for Adults: When the shepherds encountered Jesus, their lives changed forever. How has your relationship with Jesus changed your life?