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: Christ calls us to use our gifts for the Reign of God.
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: Name one talent or gift that God has given you and tell how you have used it.
Question for Youth: Name three talents that you have. How can you use these talents in the next week to make someone's life better?
Question for Adults: Using Jesus' parable as your starting point, describe in your own words how you are using your own gifts to enrich the reign of God.