Sunday, October 30, 2011

The two drawings are the year by year comparison of the same artwork done by the same girl in different years

The first done at age three.
The second, with written labels, done at age 6.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

So Beautiful...I can hardly stand it.

Kyle, age 4, had never seen the atrium before. On his first visit, he walked to the center of the room, quietly gazing at the liturgy shelf, altar/sacristy, prayer table, baptism, etc., then took a deep sigh and said, "Oh, this is so beautiful - I can hardly stand it."

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Bad Guys

Eric, age six said, "The people are happy to see God's light, even the bad guys." The two on the right without smiles are the bad guys.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

God is a gift to us

Robbie, 6, during a conversation about epiclesis and offering and the meaning of the priest’s hands going up and down: “God is a gift to us; we are a gift to God.”

Sunday, October 16, 2011

The child said of his drawing, "The sheep is full of light--Jesus' light. It sparkles as it walks." He made a sparkle gesture with his hands.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

He knew them by Heart

Catechist asked, "How can the Good Shepherd tell all the sheep apart?"
Child answered, "He knew them by heart."

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Afraid of the Dark

Jenae told her catechist she was afraid of the dark.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Wash the Dark Clouds

During the Baptism presentation Nick, age 5, said, "Water helps wash the dark clouds inside of you away."