Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
July 17, 2024

Ordinary Time

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.

Questions of the Week

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Theme: Awe

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 Jesus calming the storm, what strikes you about it? What word or phrase caught your ear today?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Jesus makes the wind and the sea peaceful.  How would you have felt if you were with Jesus and the disciples during the storm?

Question for Youth: Jesus is capable of great things, even calming storms. What is one thing that you wish he would calm in your own life?

Question for Adults: When and where have you been awed by God’s action?