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DISCUSSION GUIDE: Issue of Dec. 8, 2019

5th BISHOP

Page 1

1. What is the name of the bishop-elect for the Diocese of Gary?

2. Where is the bishop-elect from?

3. What are some similarities between the Diocese of Gary and Archdiocese of Detroit?

4. In your own words explain how McClory was called into the priesthood?

5. Discuss a bishop’s role in the diocese.

 

HIGH SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP

Page 7

1. What are the three catholic high schools in the Diocese of Gary?

2. What might be some of the benefits of these students gathering together?

3. What was another event mention in the article that some of the students had recently attended?

4. Talk about how it makes people when a person takes the time to get to know them?

5. What are some ways young adults are alike? What might they all have in common?

 

RITE OF CALL

Page 10

1. Explain the Rite of Call.

2. How might having a sponsor be helpful to the candidates?

3. Fill in the blank. Bishop Melczek stated that to enter the doors of faith is to set out on a ___ that lasts for a lifetime.

4. How might you continue to learn about your Catholic faith?

5. How can you help others on their faith journey?

 

MARY

Page 16

1. When is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrated?

2. Define original sin.

3. What were are the preternatural gifts as mentioned in the article that Mary was given?

4. Explain what it means when we say Mary was full of grace.

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