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: We must always be ready.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel, the short version
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen once again to this familiar parable, what caught your ear in it today? What image or action from the reading lingers in your memory now?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: If Jesus came to your house today, what would you do to get ready for him?
Question for Youth: Even though you are still young, what strategy do you have to make sure you are “ready” for the inevitable moment when you will die?
Question for Adults: How are you preparing to be ready for that moment that no one escapes, the moment when you come to the end of your life as you know it now?