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: God’s promises will be fulfilled
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
Listening today to this familiar story of the birth of John, what strikes you about it? What word or phrase caught your ear today?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How did you feel when you first heard about Jesus?
Question for Youth: How do you think people received John’s news that Jesus’ arrival was at hand? What fears, doubts, or joys do you think they experienced at the news?
Question for Adults: When and where have you seen God’s promises fulfilled? How did it make you feel?