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DISCUSSION GUIDE Issue of April 27, 2019


Page 1

1.      Pope Francis said only the power and joy of Christ’s resurrection can fill hearts with ___ ?

2.      Pope Francis prayed that the leaders of nations do what?

3.      Instead of a homily, what was the crowd invited to do?

4.      What are some of the countries the Pope called attention to during the Mass? Why?

5.      Discuss some of the reasons there are conflicts in the world and how you try to resolve conflict in your everyday life.



Page 5

1.      The start of the Catholic Services Appeal coincides with what day?

2.      Why did Bishop Hying state it’s important to listen to everyone with a compassionate heart?

3.      What are some ways CSA helps support Catholic Charities?

4.      How does CSA help families and education?

5.      What are some of the ways you can give back to the community and help support others each day?



Page 8

1.      What are some jobs students are considering mentioned in the story?

2.      What might be some advantages to on-the-job experience?

3.      Principal Tony Bonta said the program provides advanced training and also ___ .

4.      Explain experiential learning.

5.      What would be one vocation you might be interested in? How might you be able to learn more about the career now?



Page 14

1.      How might life be different for you after college?

2.      How could a planner be helpful in keeping your Catholic faith?

3.      Where might you be able to establish new friendships?

4.      What does mentorship mean?

5.      Discuss a time when someone has been a mentor to you or you have been a mentor to someone.

6.      What are some ways people take a leadership role in their parish?



Page 16

1.      Discuss the connection between God and creation.

2.      What does Laudato Si’ mean?

3.      What where some ways the writer’s parish made a commit to zero waste?

4.      What are some of the animals she has watched in the early spring mornings?

5.      What places in nature do you feel close to God?

6.      What are some ways you can help the environment?

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