Firsthand Hope Vs. Despair About this Life Night The Gather engages teens in the third of a series of escape room challenges. The Proclaim helps teens identify what in their life blinds them from experiencing the hope of the Resurrection. The Break is a discussion about the causes of brokenness and despair. The Send gives teens an opportunity to create a personal hope card while spending time in Eucharistic Adoration. Goal of This Night The goal of Firsthand is for teens to recognize what blinds them from experiencing the hope of the Resurrection through the experience of St. Mary Magdalene. Catechism # 638 # 2091 Scripture John 20:1 -2 John 20:11 -16 Genesis 16:9 Proclaim Key Concepts We often mimic St. Mary Magdalene’s initial turn to distress, rather than place our hope in the Resurrection of Jesus. Even when we fail to recognize His presence, Jesus continues to reveal His love and promises to us. The reality of the Resurrection combats despair and promises new life in the face of our brokenness and the brokenness of the world. End of Free Preview Thanks for reviewing this Life Night! If you would like the full version of this resource please sign in. If you are signed in and still can't download this resource, please contact parish support in the chat below.