The Children’s Word: The biggest party

The Children’s Word: The biggest party

What is the greatest party you’ve ever been to? Was it a wedding or a birthday party or even a New Year’s Eve party? Maybe you had lots of music and dancing and fancy clothes…and of course, tons of good food? Today we hear the Gospel story of the Prodigal Son....

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The Children’s Word: Be proud?

The Children’s Word: Be proud?

Has anybody ever told you to “be proud”? Sometimes people tell us to be proud of something we have or something we’ve done. When you win a medal or a trophy, somebody might tell you to “be proud of yourself.” But is being proud a good thing? In today’s Gospel...

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The Children’s Word: Jesus is for everybody!

The Children’s Word: Jesus is for everybody!

Are you a member of a club?  Clubs are for people who share some kind of interest. If you’re on a sports team or in scouts or a chess club or dance group, you share something with the other members, don’t you? It’s a special group just for people like...

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The Children’s Word: Don’t bury your gifts!

The Children’s Word: Don’t bury your gifts!

Do you have a piggy bank? Or maybe just a purse or a wallet? You don’t keep your money in the dirt, do you? In today’s Gospel reading, we hear a story about how one man did just that—he buried his money in the ground! A rich man lent money to three of his...

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