Theme: Called to be Leaven in the World
Topic: The Vocation of the Laity
Students will recall that there are different vocations in the church. They will identify the characteristics of the vocation to marriage and the laity’s mission of building up the Kingdom of God by their family and occupation in the midst of the world.
Additional Student / Classroom Resources
2.5 min video by Chris Stefanick asks life’s big questions: Where are we going? How does the journey end? With all the paths to choose, does it matter which one I pick? Is there a right way to live? He encourages us seek the answers to these questions in our relationship with Jesus.
5 min video a model of holiness for wives and mothers, St. Gianna heroically embraced her vocation to love. This video shows her tender relationship with her family, her dedication to the poor as a doctor, and the heroic sacrifice she chose to make for her youngest daughter.
6 min video, Pierre Giorgio is a favorite among young Catholics. His lively personality and social life is very relatable. Even as a young man, his love for the Eucharist spilled out in his hidden service to the poor. His life remains a model for those who seek holiness in their everyday lives.