Keep alert!

Keep alert!

Have you ever looked into another car, as you were riding along? Maybe you noticed another driver talking on his or her phone. Maybe somebody was even texting a message or putting on makeup or eating a burrito— all while driving 70 miles an hour down the road! Doing things...

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Passing on the Good News

Passing on the Good News

Have you ever watched a relay race? Maybe you have seen runners in the Olympics. In a relay race, one runner runs, and then he passes a baton to another runner. Then that runner keeps running. After that, he passes it to somebody else. In today’s epistle reading, we hear...

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Forgive, and be forgiven!

Forgive, and be forgiven!

Have you ever told on somebody… about something you’ve done too? You might have told your parents or your teacher on a brother or sister or classmate. “He hit me!” “She called me a mean name!” “He wrote on the wall!” “She broke my Lego creation!” But maybe you did...

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Take it easy?

Take it easy?

Have you ever started a project that you thought was going to be really easy, but it actually turned out to be super hard? Maybe you’ve seen your parents do this too. They might say, “This will just take a second!” but then they are still working on it hours...

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Do not be afraid!

Do not be afraid!

Have you ever been scared about something? A strange noise at night? Somebody being sick? Going down into the basement by yourself? Everybody has been scared of something, even your parents, even your teachers, even Jesus’s disciples. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a time when one of Jesus’s...

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Give them something to eat

Give them something to eat

What do you do when you’re hungry? Do your ask your parents for something to eat? Do you find your own food in the refrigerator? Do you sit there and just wait until you’re fed? Today in the Gospel, we hear about a time when our Lord Jesus Christ was...

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The Law and the Prophets

The Law and the Prophets

You’ve held a real Bible in your hands, haven’t you? Have you ever noticed how thin the pages are? That’s because it’s a huge book, and the thin pages make the book not so heavy! Did you know there are about 780,000 words in the Bible? Most of those words...

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Don’t be a hypocrite!

Don’t be a hypocrite!

Do you know what a hypocrite is? A hypocrite is somebody who pretends (in a bad way!). A hypocrite might act holy and faithful on the outside, but on the inside, he is mean and hateful. Today, we hear about being a hypocrite in the epistle and the Gospel reading....

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A more excellent way

A more excellent way

Have you ever had to find somebody in a crowd? Maybe you were coming out of school, and you had to find your parents. Or maybe you were in a concert, and you tried to find your family in the audience. You probably looked for something that made them stick...

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Eye witnesses

Eye witnesses

Have you ever watched the news on TV? The newscasters tell about something that happened. Then, they might talk to an eye witness, somebody who saw it happen. If it’s a car crash or a new building opening or a big festival in the city, the newscasters talk to somebody...

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What should I wear?

What should I wear?

Have you ever wondered what you were going to wear? Maybe you spent some time, looking through your drawers or in your closet. As you get older, maybe you will spend even longer thinking about it. Did you know that the average woman spends 16 minutes every morning deciding what...

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Following Christ

Following Christ

Do you have a brother or a sister or maybe a cousin? What do you do with him or her? You probably play together, eat together, read together, talk together, work on things together, and more! But what’s the most important thing you do together? In today’s Gospel reading, we...

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