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Sundays during Ordinary Time II, Year B

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11th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 92 (The Sower)
Gospel:  Mark 4: 26–34
Adults:  What is the “good soil” that allows my faith to grow like a mustard seed?
Children:  How do I help my faith grow like the mustard seed?

12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 95 (Quite! Be Still)
Gospel: Mark 4: 35–41
Adults:  When has the Lord calmed the stormy times of my life?
Children:   What fear can Jesus help me overcome?

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 98 (Talita, kum!)
Gospel:  Mark 5:21-43
Adults:  Have I sacrificed something of another person and felt enriched?
Children:  Who can I help with acts of kindness?

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 101 (Self-acceptance)
Gospel:  Mark 6:1-6a
Adults:  What unavoidable weakness do I struggle to accept in me?
Children:  What do I ask Jesus to improve about me?

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 104 (Two by Two)
Gospel: Mark 6:7-13
Adults:   What part of the good news of Jesus Christ can I share this week?
Children:  Which of Jesus’s stories can I tell this week?

16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 107 (Sheep without a Shepherd)
Gospel:  Mark 6:30-34
Adults:  What do I do to rest so that I may return to work refreshed?
Children:   When will I make time to stop and pray this week?

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 110 (Only One Body)
Gospel:  John 6:1-15
Adults:  When has the generous gift from someone offered me hope?
Children:   What loving gift can I share with someone this week?

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 113 (They will not go Hungry)
Gospel:  John 6:24-35
Adults:  When has my faith helped me believe without seeing?
Children:   Who helps me believe in things I cannot see?

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 116 (Bread of Life)
Gospel:  John 6:41-51
Adults:  How has the Bread of Life helped me in a difficult situation?
Children:   What will I ask Jesus, the Bread of Life, to help me with?

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 119 (True Food)
Gospel:  John 6:51-58
Adults:  Does the promise of eternal life affect the way I live today?
Children:   Does the promise of living in heaven with Jesus, make a difference in the choices I make?

21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 122 (Words of Everlasting Life)
Gospel:  John 6:60-69
Adults:  How does the love between a husband and wife help me understand Christ’s relationship to his Church?
Children:   What can I do for my family to show them Jesus’ love?

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 125 (Follow the Commandments)
Gospel:  Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Adults:  How do I prepare my heart to receive the transformative power of God’s words?
Children:  How do I welcome the words of Jesus into my heart?

23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 128 (Ephatha!)
Gospel:  Mark 7:31-37
Adults:  When has the Word of God penetrated my heart and given me the courage to preach the Good News?
Children:  What does my belief in Jesus mean to me?

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 131 (You are the Messiah)
Gospel:  Mark 8:27-35
Adults:  Why should faith always lead to good works?
Children:  What good work can I do, to show my faith?

25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 134 (Be Servant to All)
Gospel:  Mark 9:30-37
Adults:  What proof is there in the world that people don’t accept Jesus’ teaching on power and ambition?
Children:  Why is the wanting the things that belong to others wrong?

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 137 (Is for Us)
Gospel:  Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48
Adults:  What three values motivate me daily? Why?
Children:  Do I help or do I keep people away from Jesus?

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 140 (The Two Will Be One)
Gospel:  Mark 10:2-16 or Mark 10:2-12
Adults:  What keeps me from embracing the kingdom of God?
Children:  How do I feel when I hear the stories of God’s love?

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 143 (Go and Sell All)
Gospel: Mark 10:17-30 or Mark 10:17-27
Adults:  How can worldly comforts be barriers to my relationship with God?
Children:  Am I willing to share my favorite toy/game, with someone?

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 146 (To Give Your Life)
Gospel:  Mark 10:35-45
Adults:  How do I feel when I do something good and I am not acknowledged? Why?
Children:  Am I willing to help others even if nobody thanks me for it? Why?

30th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 149 (Have Compassion on Us)
Gospel:  Mark 10:46-52
Adults:  Do I realize that my gratitude can help others to believe?
Children: What do I like most about the story of Bartimaeus? Why?

Solemnity of All Saints, Year B

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 155 (Who Gives More?)
Gospel:  Mark 12:38-44
Adults:  Have I ever given freely and generously when I have been in need?
Children: What am I willing to share with someone else?

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Lectionary: 158 (No One Knows When)
Gospel:  Mark 13:24-32
Adults:  What would I do differently, if I were meeting Jesus tomorrow?
Children:  How can I be faithful and a better disciple of Jesus?

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year B

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