Who Knows Everything?

Who Knows Everything?

Our Lord Knew the Future Have you ever wished you could know the future? Who you’d meet, where you’d live, where you’d work? Or maybe you just wondered who would win a ballgame. Wouldn’t it be great? And if you knew the future, would you do anything differently today? We...

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We Have the BEST Teacher of All

We Have the BEST Teacher of All

Christ the Teacher How many teachers do you have? Do you have a teacher for math, another one for reading, another one for science or gym? Do you have a Sunday School teacher or a piano teacher? We look to our teachers to help us learn, so we can grow...

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Be Faithful ALL the Time

Be Faithful ALL the Time

Did you ever have a friend or a classmate who was nice to you sometimes…but then ignored you other times? Maybe you played together and hung out together a lot…but then all of a sudden that friend didn’t want to be with you? That sure doesn’t feel good, does it?...

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What is a Change You Can Make?

What is a Change You Can Make?

When we look to our Lord, Jesus Christ, we know that we can make a good change, just like the man in the Gospel today did. Can you think of a change you can make? Have you ever fixed something yourself? A toy or a bike or a torn book?...

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Greater Things Than These

Greater Things Than These

Philip and Nathaniel and the other disciples saw “greater things than” the miracle in the Gospel today, and our Lord lets us see them too! Have you ever said, “I can’t wait!”? Maybe you couldn’t wait to see a new movie, or maybe you couldn’t wait for somebody to come...

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What Are Your Treasures in Heaven?

What Are Your Treasures in Heaven?

Do you have a piggy bank? Do you have somewhere you keep your extra money, or where you try to save for something? You probably keep it in a safe place, because it is a little treasure for you, isn’t it? Today’s Gospel reading gives us some special advice for...

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God Wants Us to Help the Hungry

God Wants Us to Help the Hungry

Have you ever had a chance to help the hungry? Not just making a snack for yourself, but really helping some people who don’t have much to eat or money to buy food. Have you packed meals, or have you given money to IOCC or a local food shelf? Have...

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God Gives Us Freedom

God Gives Us Freedom

Can you think of a time your parents gave you a choice to do something? Maybe they let you decide whether to go somewhere, or what to eat, or what color to paint the walls. They probably knew the best way, but they still let you decide. Today, we hear...

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What does God want from YOU?

What does God want from YOU?

Do you ever think about what you want from God? It’s good to pray to God and ask Him for health, for strength, to help you be better at things. But did you ever wonder what God wants from YOU? Today is the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee—You...

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Who Takes You to Church?

Who Takes You to Church?

Do you go with your parents or your grandparents? Do you sometimes go with a friend or with your Godmother or Godfather? Today is one of the 12 great feasts of our Church. We celebrate the day that Mary and Joseph brought the 40-day-old baby Jesus into the holy Temple....

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Do Receive Jesus Joyfully?

Do Receive Jesus Joyfully?

Receive Him Joyfully Can you think of something you have to do, but you don’t want to do? Maybe a chore like cleaning up your room or doing homework? Sometimes chores like those seem to take forever! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear the story of Zacchaeus. You remember that...

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Being Christian Isn’t Easy

Being Christian Isn’t Easy

Has anybody ever told a lie to you? Have you ever been untruthful about something too? In today’s epistle reading, Saint Paul writes, “Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old nature and have put on the new nature.” Saint Paul knew that “Do...

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