- By our Baptism, we are called to share with others the love of Jesus and his good news. How can you share Jesus’ love and message with others this week?
- Plan an evening family retreat at your house. Include prayer, Scripture readings and a family activity. For an action, discuss ways that each family member will show love for God, neighbor and him or herself during the coming week.
- As a family think of the people who bring the good news to you. Decide how you can thank them, how you will listen to the message they have for you, and how you can help them spread their message.
- Add to your meal and bedtime prayers this week, an extra prayer for missionaries who are spreading Jesus’ love and message throughout the world.
Reflect on the mission of the disciples -- and yours -- in this weekend's gospel.
Choose one of the following activities as a way to further reflect on the Sunday readings as a family:
On June 29th the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles. St. Peter is naturally the patron saint of fishermen. St. Paul is the patron saint of writers, publishers, authors and the press because of his numerous writing contributions to churches he founded or visited. These letters are present throughout the New Testament of the Holy Bible. Learn more about these saints below:
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