Lifelong CatechesisForming Catholic identity across generations
Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.
Theme: We must do what God wants.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s First Reading from Exodus, the short version
Step One: Listen to the Word
What in this reading touches you? What line or word in this reading caught your ear?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Share one way in which you “honor your father and mother.”
Question for Youth: Jesus was angry – as we all get at times. When is your anger a good thing? When is it not?
Question for Adults: As you hear the Commandments proclaimed today, which one of them really strikes you?