When asked, "Why did Jesus break the bread for his disciples?" Beya, 6, replied, "You know, he said the bread was like his body. And he had a broken heart."
Listening to the child with respect and humility was the foundation of educator Maria Montessori’s work. We invite you to read through these posts from our collection of art, theological comments and prayers of children, and share your own reflections. Considering these responses together may help us deepen our understanding of the mysteries of the child and God.