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: Following Jesus calls us to risk and not always take the easy road.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today's Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
When you hear the reading today, what word or phrase caught your ear? What really struck you in today's reading?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How do you show that you are a follower of Jesus?
Question for Youth: Jesus tells us that being His disciple will be very hard. Of all the things that Jesus tells us about the way that we are to live our lives, what is the hardest thing for you to do? Why?
Question for Adults: As you wrestle with today's Gospel, what signs do you see in your own life that you are "with God."