The readings for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C focus on the Church as the bride of Christ. So the sacrament of Matrimony and using our gifts are both good topics for this weekend.
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Lectio Divina means “divine reading”. It is a prayer practice which trusts that God speaks to us through scripture. This is a practice I started doing regularly a few years ago.
We have a lot of noise and distractions in our world. This listening game will teach youth how hard it is to hear above the din. We really need to focus in order to hear God’s voice above all of the other voices which are competing for our attention.
Tick-Tock the Crocodile Hunt game is a very simple small group indoor game for a pirate themed Vacation Bible School or camp. It works best with eight or fewer players. In this game one of the players (Captain Hook), hunts for a ticking crocodile.
This book by John and Claire Grabowski helps Catholic parents raise their children to know God, listen to his voice, and follow his call. This is a must-read for parents who want thier children to be open to the vocation God is calling them to, whether it be the priesthood, religious life, single life, or marriage.
This What Are You Looking For lesson plan will help youth consider what they really desire in life and if their desires are aligned with the path of discipleship.