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.
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Danger of Riches
Jesus said, "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God." (Mark 10:25)
Adults: How can the pleasures and comforts of this world become barriers to your relationship with God?
Kids: What favorite toy, game, video, etc., of yours would you be willing to share with someone this week?
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/resources/blog
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.