Kids at Mass

Getting Kids Ready for Church

I come from a family of five kids and I have four kids of my own, so I know the hassle of getting ready and out the door on time for church on Sunday morning (or, in reality, trying to be only a little bit late).  It is tricky, and often, we roll into Mass in a bit of a frenzied state of mind, hoping to distract the kids enough for an hour or so that we don’t disturb the people around us… or even, if there happens to be Sunday school for the younger ones, have some time of prayer ourselves.  Seems crazy, doesn’t it?  The “source and summit” of our Christian lives, and we just hope to make it through.

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