Saturday March 28, 2020
12:48 pm

Today's Weather

Weather data OK.
Gary
50 °F

Follow Us!

NWICatholic Friends please read the latest message from Bishop McClory... https://t.co/DavTW9qIgk
NWICatholic Friends, Bishop McClory announced that he set up an email address specifically to read your prayer intentions. You… https://t.co/5bP3uuFxm6
NWICatholic Bishop McClory invites us to unite in prayer at noon and 6 p.m. each day. Watch his full video message on YouTube https://t.co/qTXwhQVOFB
NWICatholic Bishop McClory will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. on March 22. Click this link to watch the live stream: https://t.co/3UXbRlLBHo
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… https://t.co/bgy28ODR3j
NWICatholic "Nurture the garden of your soul. Walk there with the Lord in the early light of dawn or the cool of the evening. S… https://t.co/gUZG67EYkN

DISCUSSION GUIDE Issue of 03-17-19

GUATEMALANS

Page 3

1.      What natural disaster has affected Central America in recent years? How does this affect the food supply?

2.      What is the Catholic Relief Services Lenten Rice Bowl Campaign? What is its mission?

3.      What is SEGAMIL?

4.      How have some schools in the U.S. supported the Rice Bowl campaign?

5.      Is this a project your class might undertake this Lent? Talk about it.

 

EUCHARISTIC PRAYER

Page 11

1.      In what part of the Mass is the Eucharistic prayer found?

2.      During the Eucharistic Prayer, how are the bread and wine changed?

3.      As Catholics, what do we believe about the Eucharist?

4.      What is the ‘Epiclesis’?

5.      What is the Institution Narrative and what is its source?

6.      What is an oblation?

 

LENT BEGINS

Page 12

1.      What do ashes remind us of during Lent?

2.      What is the wake-up call for the soul of which Pope Francis speaks?

3.      According to Pope Francis, what is the Lord’s main message during Lent?

4.      What are the three things the Church suggests we practice during this season?

5.      Do you think people are too weighed down by things in life today? Discuss.

6.      According to the pope, what does Jesus teach us from the cross?

 

EDUCATION REFUGEES

Page 15

1.      What is a refugee? Ask your teacher to explain.

2.      What particular issue does this article address?

3.      How does the lack of education play a role in the continuing cycle of

poverty?

4.      What are the hindrances to education in these countries?

5.      How is the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA helping to tackle this problem?

 

CELEBRATE

Page 18

1.      What do we mean when we talk about our heritage?

2.      What is a St. Joseph’s Day Table? Ask your teacher to explain.

3.      Do you believe all the generations that have come before you have helped to shape who you are? Explain.

4.      How is our faith a part of our heritage, too? How has Catholicism helped to shape who you are?

5.      What is the obvious starting point for bringing God into our lives?

6.      What are some of the other things Mr. Mullaney suggests as a way to grow closer to God?

7.      What did early settlers of this country believe would lead to a ‘just society’?

See more content!

To view more articles and search our website register with NWICatholic.com.

Join The Flock

Flock Note