2017-2018 Living Word: Sunday Gospel Reflections and Activities for Teens


Price: $35.00

The Living Word™ helps youth ministers, parish catechists, and high school religion teachers to engage in a process of catechesis that finds its source in the liturgy. The sessions in this resource are designed to enhance the liturgical preparation, liturgical participation, and liturgical living of teens through reflection on the Lectionary readings.

This resource includes materials for each Sunday and Holyday of Obligation of the school year, running from the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time through the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time of the following year.

The Living Word™ includes the following: 

  • Prepared sessions and preparation materials for youth ministers, teachers, and catechists 
  • Liturgical calendar connections 
  • Opening prayer 
  • Ritual with the proclamation of the Gospel 
  • Gospel reflections to help teens understand the Gospel from their own experience and concerns 
  • Connections to Catholic teachings 
  • Useful tools for integrating the New Evangelization in your teen ministry 
  • Ways for teens to act on the teachings of the Gospel 
  • Handouts which can be printed or shared digitally with teens

Paperback, 8 1/2 x 11, 272 pages

256 pages