They didn’t understand!

They didn’t understand!

Have you ever not understood something at first, but then you did later? Maybe you heard somebody say something, but it didn’t mean anything to you…but then later, you really got it. Today, on this wonderful feast of Palm Sunday, the Gospel reading tells us how our Lord entered Jerusalem....

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We trust Christ’s words!

We trust Christ’s words!

Can you think of somebody you really trust? When you trust somebody you’ve heard what he or she has said in the past. You believe him, because what he said was true! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a time Jesus was with His disciples, walking to Jerusalem. As...

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Jesus goes before us

Jesus goes before us

Have you ever watched construction vehicles building a road? Have you watched as they break up the ground, and put down materials, and smooth it all out? The construction trucks make a path for us to use, to get us to where we want to go. Today’s epistle reading tells...

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The Cross gives us life!

The Cross gives us life!

Have you ever wondered why we wear crosses? Have you wondered why we make the sign of the cross when we pray? Do you know why, today, on the Sunday of the Holy Cross, we decorate a cross with flowers and see a procession around the whole church with it?...

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What’s in our hearts?

What’s in our hearts?

Have you ever thought something mean about somebody, even if you didn’t say it out loud? When we think something mean or unkind, it almost sounds like we have said something mean too. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about what happens after Jesus helps a sick man. Some of...

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Choose God first!

Choose God first!

If you had a choice, would you choose to be a prince, or would you choose to be close to God? Would you choose to have lots of riches, or would you choose to do what God wanted from you? Did you know that Moses had that choice? Do you...

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God sees in secret

God sees in secret

Have you ever known somebody who did the right thing in front of a teacher or other grownup, but then did the wrong thing when the grown-up wasn’t looking? Maybe he should have gotten in trouble for something, but the teacher never even noticed! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear...

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What did God prepare for us?

What did God prepare for us?

What is the best reward you’ve ever received? A trophy? A bag of candy? A ribbon? A certificate? In today’s Gospel, you will hear about the reward God wants to give each one of us. Did you know that God wants us to take care of each other? He wants...

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Getting in trouble?

Getting in trouble?

Can you think about a time you did something really wrong? Maybe you thought you would get in really big trouble for it. Maybe you really felt sorry about it, and you wished you hadn’t done it. In today’s Gospel reading, we read the story of the Prodigal Son. Remember,...

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Follow the map

Follow the map

Have you ever tried to follow a map? Sometimes it’s hard to get the hang of it, but once you get started, you just follow along the path. But if you get off track, sometimes it’s hard to get back on the right path. In today’s epistle reading, Saint Paul...

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Playing by the rules

Playing by the rules

Have you ever tried to score, but you broke a rule, so your goal didn’t count? In basketball, maybe you made the basket…but you went out of bounds or pushed another player. In soccer, maybe you made the goal…but you were standing where you shouldn’t have been standing. As Christians,...

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What will you bring back?

What will you bring back?

Let’s say your parents have a little treat for you and a sibling—candy, or cookies, or a surprise. Usually they divide them up evenly, don’t they? Three for you, and three for your brother or sister. Ten for you, and ten for another. That seems fair, doesn’t it? In today’s...

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