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 are Eucharistic people. We live in praise and thanksgiving.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
Listen carefully to the Gospel of this week. What image in this story strikes you most forcefully? What word or phrase caught your ear?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: Make up a prayer which tells God you are thankful for everything you have, even if it’s not all you want.
Question for Youth: Only one of the lepers returned to give thanks. This past week, when have you stopped to thank someone for something good they have done for you? When have you thanked God this week?
Question for Adults: What are some ways you can think of to show gratitude to God? Make them concrete and real.