Monday April 6, 2020
12:48 am

Today's Weather

Weather data OK.
39 °F

Follow Us!

NWICatholic The Northwest Indiana Catholic would love to share some of our hometown heroes helping in the fight against the COV…
NWICatholic Friends please read the latest message from Bishop McClory...
NWICatholic Friends, Bishop McClory announced that he set up an email address specifically to read your prayer intentions. You…
NWICatholic Bishop McClory invites us to unite in prayer at noon and 6 p.m. each day. Watch his full video message on YouTube
NWICatholic Bishop McClory will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. on March 22. Click this link to watch the live stream:
NWICatholic The Pastoral Center in Merrillville (where the NWI Catholic office is located) will be closed tomorrow Jan. 30 because of extreme cold.
NWICatholic "This horror is the antithesis of everything that Jesus Christ and the Church purport to be about." Read more this…

DISCUSSION GUIDE Issue of 4-29-18


Page 3

1.      What happened in Syria lately and how did the U.S. and other countries respond?

2.      In what ways were poor people affected?

3.      What is Caritas and what does it provide?

4.      Do you think that use of force should be a first response to a situation? Why/why not?

5.      Sandra Awad noted: (Children) are like sponges that absorb all the dirt of the war.” What did she mean?



Page 7

1.      When Bishop Hying talks about the dignity of all life, what does he mean?

2.      What types of service and aid does the Catholic Church provide around the world in addition to spiritual support?

3.      Do you believe you are the director of your own life? Discuss.

4.      What is euthanasia? Ask your teacher to explain.

5.      The Church teaches that euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide is morally wrong. Do you agree and why?



Page 9

1.      What special project have the Knights of Columbus from this council undertaken?

2.      Who would this project benefit?

3.      As a Catholic, do you think it’s important to help others? Why?

4.      What might a working bicycle mean to a person who is homeless?

5.      Father Mark Pranaitis of Catholic Charities called this project a ‘ministry.’ In what ways is it a ministry?



Page 10

1.      What is racism?

2.      Why do Church leaders tell us that racism is a sin?

3.      Do you think it even makes sense to judge people on the color of their skin? Talk about it.

4.      As a society, why do you think we tend to try and separate people we deem to be ‘different’?

5.      Looking back, how has slavery gouged a wound in our society and what effects are people of color still suffering today?



Page 15


1.      What do you think heaven looks like?

2.      What makes you happy when you go to church?

3.      Who is your favorite saint?

4.      What do you think it takes to get to heaven?

5.      What is your favorite hymn at Mass?

See more content!

To view more articles and search our website register with

Join The Flock

Flock Note