The Thinker Thomistic Spirituality About this Life Night The Gather is a game of Catholic Jeopardy to test the teens knowledge of all things Catholic. The Proclaim introduces Thomistic spirituality as an intellectually stimulated spirituality that does not end at knowledge but cultivates knowledge as a doorway to deeper wonder and awe. The Break is a Thomistic approach to lectio divina on Matthew 6:19-25. The Send is a time of dialogue and discussion regarding the different spiritualities in this series, while also providing a way for the teens to self-assess which spiritual type they think they best align with. Goal of This Night The goal of The Thinker is to introduce teens to Thomistic spirituality and its practices of deep contemplation, reflection, and understanding of the Christian life. Catechism # 36 # 1763 - 1770 # 2014 # 2708 Scripture Genesis 1:26 -27 Matthew 6:19 -25 Mark 1:15 Key Concepts Faith is not simply a feeling; it is a relationship with deeply-rooted convictions and belief in the revelation of God in Jesus Christ. Thomistic spirituality illuminates our faith intellectually, beyond the cursory or fleeting experiences, and drives us into deep contemplation and friendship with God. Teens who gravitate to this spirituality likely enjoy pursuing, understanding, and putting into practice the virtues of Catholic teaching. 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.