Jesus said that He is the Bread of Life, but in order for us to understand our need for Him, we need to develop a living relationship with him. Devotional practices can be communal or they can be done privately. Follow the link above for some ideas for devotional practices.
Journey with fellow parishioners as they share their reflection on the Sunday readings.
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Ready for the Lord
Jesus said, "Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when the time will come." (Mark 13:33)
Adults: What would you be doing differently in your life if you truly believed you would meet Christ soon?
Kids: What would you do for others today if you thought you would not have another chance to do it?
http://rclblectionary.com/. For each Sunday and for other major feasts of the liturgical year, the "Gospel Reflections" section includes a reflection for families, suggestions for bringing the Gospel into your family, and discussion starters. Another section of the site presents a "Question of the Week" for adults and for children - in English and Spanish.
http://www.catholicfamilyfaith.org/sunday-worship--lectionary-resources.html. Provides a number of online resources to help all family members prepare for Sunday Mass and connect liturgy and life.
The following are links to some useful web sites to provide daily or weekly reflection from a national author. Check them out!
Rev. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI: www.ronrolheiser.com Features weekly columns with easy access to previous columns.
Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles; former president of Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago: www.wordonfire.org/
Joan Chittister, a Benedictine sister and popular spiritual author, offers a free weekly newsletter, Vision & Viewpoint. Weekly columns – A Word from Joan – are featured on her website, http://www.joanchittister.org/.
Sacred Space, daily prayer offered by the Irish Jesuits: www.sacredspace.ie/daily-prayer
--Offered by our Adult Faith Formation Committee
In light of the recent Pennsylvania Grand Jury report, we have gathered together Fr. Hurlbert's letter and other resources. Follow the link above. To contact Fr. Hurlbert directly, you may email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.