Posted by: faithformationchildren | October 24, 2010

October 24, 2010

Gospel: Luke 18:9-14 (The Pharisee and the Tax Collector)

Scripture Commentary for Catechists

Question of the Week (Children):

Have you ever thought you were better than someone else? What is the problem with such thoughts?

Catechism Connection

588 – Jesus came to call “not the righteous, but sinners”
2559 – Humility is the foundation of prayer
2613 – Parables on Prayer
2631 – Asking forgiveness is the first step in prayer
2667 – “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us sinners.” 
2839 – “and forgive us our trespasses”

Saints This Week

October 24 – St. Anthony Mary Claret

Posted by: faithformationchildren | October 17, 2010

October 17, 2010

Year C – Twenty Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Gospel: Luke 18:1-8 (The Unjust Judge)

Scripture Commentary for Catechists

Question of the Week (Children):

How often do you put off chores until you are forced to do them? Who is hurt by such a decision? 

Saints This Week

October 17 – St. Ignatius of Antioch
October 18 – St. Luke, Apostle
October 19 – St. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions

Posted by: faithformationchildren | October 10, 2010

October 10, 2010 Question of the Week

Gospel: Luke 17:11-19 (The Healing of the Ten Lepers)

Question of the Week (Children):

When have you failed to say thank you? Why does this matter?

Saints This Week

October 13 – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
October 15 – St. Teresa of Avila

Posted by: faithformationchildren | September 30, 2010

October 3, 2010 Question of the Week

Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s 2nd Reading 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Week of October 3, 2010

Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear the words of St. Paul proclaimed in this reading, what strikes you most? What word or phrase caught your ear?

Theme: Faith is the anchor and force of life.

Step Two: Look into Your Life


Question for Youth: The Gospel tells us even a little bit of faith is enough to make amazing things happen. We can forgive, love, and share with others. Which of these do you do most often? How are you keeping your faith alive and growing? What good things happen in your life because of your faith?