4th Week in Ordinary Time

Anytime this week:

  • Read: Read and discuss the Gospel reading for the upcoming Sunday (5th Sunday in Ordinary Time).
  • Discuss:
    • Share about a time when you asked Jesus to help someone who was sick.
    • Jesus knew that his mission was for everyone. How can you reach out to others (outside of friends and family) and offer them hope?
    • If you were going to pray for healing for any reason, what would it be? What needs to be healed in our world and society?

February 2: Celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas)

“(Jesus is) the light to enlighten them that sit in darkness.”

February 5: Celebrate the Memorial of St. Agatha

St. Agatha was tortured and martyred for her chastity and faith. She is the patron of Sicily and nurses, and a protector against fires.

February 6: Celebrate the Memorial of St. Paul Miki and Companions

St. Paul Miki and his companions were missionaries to Japan who were martyred for their faith during a time of Christian persecution. St. Paul Miki is the patron of Japan.