The Night Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours is a really peaceful way to end my day.Some people feel like the Liturgy of the Hours is too “old fashioned” to use with teens and children, but many can appreciate it.
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
The readings for 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C are focused on hospitality. What are some ways we can provide hospitality for others? Do we only care for their physical needs or do we also take the time to listen to them?
We need to learn how to take a break. This quote, related to Mark 6:30-34, reminds us that the call of Jesus to go to a quiet place and rest is for all of us.
He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” – Mark 6:31 (Social media graphic)
This prayer lesson plan will help youth understand the importance of taking time from our busy schedules to spend time with God. Prayer brings us closer to God and refreshes us
The readings for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B are focused on Jesus Christ as the one who loves and cares for us as a shepherd and also the need to care for ourselves. Discussion for these readings might focus on the need for rest, especially Sabbath rest, the emotions of Jesus, or how God always cares for us.