Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments (Second Edition)

Chapter 1: Pope Francis: The sacraments will make you strong!


Pope Francis: The sacraments will make you strong!

Film Focus: In this video, Pope Francis speaks on the great importance of the sacramental life for Catholics. He highlights the missionary nature of the sacraments and encourages frequent reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation.  It features Pope Francis speaking in Italian with English subtitles.

Text Focus: Pages 14–18

Discussion Questions:

  1. According to Pope Francis, what is the most genuine fruit of a regular sacramental life?
  2. What does Pope Francis say that graces of the sacraments will do to our lives of Faith?
  3. Why is it important to receive the sacraments?
  4. What is your reaction to the Holy Father speaking so strongly about the importance of the sacraments?

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