Using your gifts
Reading I: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 (the ideal wife)
Reading II: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6 (the need for preparation)
Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30 (parable of the silver pieces)
Key Passage: [The servant said,] “Master, you handed over to me five talents; see, I have made five more talents.” His master said to him, “Well done, good and trustworthy slave; you have been trustworthy in a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.” (Matthew 25:20b–21)
Adult: What gift have you not developed as you had hoped? What could you still do?
Child: What gift has God given you? What do you want to do with it?