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Sunday Mass Readings for the Ministry of Parents and Godparents: October 21, 2018

The Church calls Christian parents to be the “first” teachers of the faith and the “best” teachers of the faith (The Rite of Infant Baptism). Godparents agree to assist in this ministry of parents. This resource from “Catholic Lane” is to assist you, parent or godparent, with using the Sunday Mass readings to teach about the Catholic Faith and live the Catholic Faith as a family.

“CCC” refers to the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Lectionary Readings for October 21, 2018: Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time:

Isaiah 53:10-11, Hebrews 4:14-16, Mark 10:35-45 [1] (Ordinary Form)

SUMMARY OF READINGS: All three readings for this Sunday have an explicit focus on Jesus offering His sacrifice upon the Cross for our salvation.

CATECHETICAL TALKING POINTS: These readings provide an opportunity for us to reflect upon sin, forgiveness, and love. There are various topics that can be chosen to be relearned by adults and discussed with the youth under their care.

TRUTH IN ACTION: Parents or godparents can also put the catechetical content into action through various activities. Here are just a few examples:

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