CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD PROGRAM
an interactive homily, game or activity and a correlating craft to bring the gospel to life.
This is a program offered at the 10:30 Mass for children ages four through ten. The Liturgy of the Word celebrations are intended to form children in the liturgical language of the Church, nourish and guide their spiritual growth, and to immerse them in the Word in ways that they understand.
The structure of the Children’s Liturgy of the Word is the same as the Liturgy of the Word with the general assembly, hearing the same readings of the day as the congregation, except that one of the first two readings is omitted. The full structure is:
The series we use is called “Celebrate the Good News” by Maureen Kelly. The Children’s Liturgy area always reflects the current liturgical season. The atmosphere is geared to children and is warm and welcoming.
Parents are always welcome to sit in too!