Sept. 30, 2018 Mark 9:38-48 1. Share a time when religious factions led to strife in your parish or community. How was the problem resolved? 2. What is one thing that helps you avoid sin? 3. October 1 is the Memorial of St. Thérese of the Child Jesus (Thérese of Lisieux, the Little Flower). On October 2 we celebrate the feast of the Guardian Angels, and on October 4 we honor St. Francis of Assisi. Share a favorite story related to these saints or angels. TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Oct. 7, 2018 Mark 10:2-16 1. If you are married, what keeps your marriage strong, and holy? If not, what in your single or ordained vocation helps you come closer to God? 2. What are the qualities of children that we should emulate as we seek the kingdom of God? TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Oct. 14, 2018 Mark 10:17-30 1. Share a story about someone you know who followed Jesus’ commands in this Gospel. 2. Describe a time in your own life when something seemed impossible, but happened through the power of God. TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Oct. 21, 2018 Mark 10:35-45 1. “Drinking the cup” and “being baptized” are images of sharing in Christ’s suffering. Share one way you are doing that right now in your life. 2. Whom are you serving this week? Do you like being a servant? Why or why not? How could you be a better servant? THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Oct. 28, 2018 Mark 10:46-52 1. If Jesus said to you today, “What do you want me to do for you?,” what would you answer? 2. Share a way you want to “see” more clearly. 3. On Thursday we will celebrate All Saints Day. What canonized saint do you particularly like? 4. Friday, Nov. 2, is the date for the Memorial for All Souls. Who is a person in your life that you consider a saint? What makes/made that person so special?
Posted by Margo Doten on 2018-10-04 10:09:38