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 thank God for faithfulness.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s 2nd Reading from St. Paul
Step One: Listen to the Word
Hearing this lovely opening to Paul’s letter to the Church in Thessalonica, what part of it touches your heart? What single word catches your ear?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: In your young life, who has helped you know Jesus as a friend?
Question for Youth: We are supposed to give to God the things that are God’s. What in your life is dedicated to God? How to you keep those things sacred?
Question for Adults: If you were to write a thank you note to someone or to a group who has helped you grow in faith, to whom would you write and what would you say?