The Apostles is a collection of the catecheses Pope Benedict XVI gave during his weekly General Audiences in 2006 and 2007. The talks were given in either St. Peter’s Square or, in less favorable weather, the Paul VI Hall next to St. Peter’s Basilica.
Below are excerpts from a study guide written by Amy Welborn and available for free download here.
Below are some of questions for the session on the apostles Matthew, Philip, Thomas,
Questions for Study
8. What is the life of a disciple all about? How does a disciple relate to Jesus? 9. What does Philip ask Jesus at the Last Supper? What is Jesus’ response? What do they reveal about Jesus? 10. What do we know about Thomas? 11. What questions did Thomas ask of Jesus? What do these tell us about our relationship to Jesus? 12. What does Thomas’ encounter with Jesus after the Resurrection reveal about how Jesus is recognized now? 13. What do we know about Bartholomew? 14. Why did Nathanael (identified with Bartholomew) follow Jesus?