WARM UP QUESTIONS:
Discuss your response to the documentary about Saint John Paul II.
SCRIPTURE STUDY: (Col 1:24)
“I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh, I complete what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the Church.”
- Reflect on Sunday’s Scripture using the following questions:
What do you see?
What do you think it means for you?
What do you think God is saying to you about it?
What are you going to pray about it?
What are you going to do about it?
- Saint John Paul II was a very prayerful man in all stages of his journey spending many hours in front of the blessed sacrament. Discuss how your prayer life is going at the moment.
- Saint John Paul II bore illness and suffering, continuing to carry out his duties as far as possible without complaining. What are the aspects of your life that you tend to complain about and how could you respond to them differently?
- Saint John Paul II taught us how to live, how to suffer and how to die. We are called to carry our own crosses with Christ to draw us closer to Him. Describe an area of suffering or struggle currently in your life that you need the Lord to help you overcome.
- PRAY FOR EACH OTHER.