Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
April 23, 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

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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?