Spirituality Committee Resources

Building on the Spirituality document 'Do You Love Me?' the Spirituality Committee is producing a series of resources to assist parishes explore the document.

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Building on the Spirituality document Do You Love Me? the Spirituality Committee is producing a series of resources to assist parishes explore the document. These include a number of follow-up materials which are intended for use in the Year of Mercy.

Do You Love Me? Resources

The Spirituality Committee has produced a series of handouts which can be used by small groups wishing to explore Do you love me?

Do You Love Me: Searching

Do You Love Me: Recognising

Do You Love Me: Experiencing

Do You Love Me: Conversing

Do You Love Me: Following

Do You Love Me: Choosing

Do You Love Me: Leaders Guide

Do You Love Me: Complete Series

Also available are the complete document and a guide to using it in a variety of ways.

Do You Love Me? Prayer and Spirituality – 2014

Ideas for using ‘Do You Love Me?’

Year of Mercy Resources

These include a number of follow-up materials which are intended for use in the Year of Mercy.

The three documents use the same format as the chapters in Do you love me? but reflecting on the parables of mercy in the Gospel of Luke: the lost sheep, the lost coin and the prodigal son. They are intended for use by individuals or small groups.

Pope Francis has written:

In the parables devoted to mercy, Jesus reveals the nature of God as that of a Father who never gives up until he has forgiven the wrong and overcome rejection with compassion and mercy. We know these parables well, three in particular: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the father with two sons (cf. Lk 15:1-32).

In these parables, God is always presented as full of joy, especially when he pardons. In them we find the core of the Gospel and of our faith, because mercy is presented as a force that overcomes everything, filling the heart with love and bringing consolation through pardon.

Parables of Mercy 1 – The Lost Sheep (Luke 15: 1–7)

Parables of Mercy 2 – The Lost Coin (Luke 15: 8–10)

Parables of Mercy 3 – The Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11–32)