Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
April 15, 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: There is nothing to fear if we stay close to Jesus.

Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel

Step One: Listen to the Word
What words or phrases in today’s Gospel reading catch your ear? What image from this reading touches your heart?

Step Two: Look into Your Life

Question for Children: Jesus tells us not to be afraid.  Name a time when you were afraid and Jesus helped you.     

Question for Youth: Jesus tells us that he will remember us to his Father if we proclaim him to others. How easy is it for you to talk about your faith with your friends? How about your family or people you don’t know very well? 

Question for Adults: What is your responsibility to Jesus? How and when will you carry out that responsibility?