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: It’s not enough to merely say you believe. You must also live your faith.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
When you hear the story of the two sons, what about it touches your heart? What image lingers in your memory from this reading?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: How do you show your love for Jesus by doing what he asks, even when it is difficult for you?
Question for Youth: Today’s parable reminds us that it isn’t what we say that counts as much as what we do. How would someone know you are a Christian through your actions?
Question for Adults: How and when were you like each of the sons in the Gospel?