Welcome to Little Prophets! We would like to share with you some great tools for helping our younger Catholics take a closer look at the Sunday readings. We will share videos and activities that were created to help get them more engaged and excited about their faith!
You can click on the images below to watch video reflections on the weekly readings and to download a weekly kids’ bulletin. Please note that Miss Heidi posts her weekly videos on Friday or Saturday, so be sure to watch her YouTube site for her update. Please visit the Children’s page at Sundayprep.org for many more videos, activities, sermons and more for children of all ages.
This week’s Gospel:
In today’s gospel Jesus feeds a hungry crowd. Many people are following Jesus because of what he has been saying and doing. They have seen him heal the sick and they want to hear his preaching. Jesus sees the large crowd and he wants to give them what they need. The people are hungry and they need to be fed. Jesus asks his disciples to find food for the people. A boy in the crowd offers his five barley loaves and two fish. Jesus miraculously multiplies the loaves and fish, and the hungry people are given more than enough to eat.Before feeding the people, Jesus takes the bread, blesses it, and shares it. These words and actions of Jesus are similar to Jesus’ actions at the Last Supper. The miracle of the loaves and fishes in this gospel shows that Jesus is the Bread of Life.
A great prophet has risen in our midst.
God has visited his people. Luke 7:16
Message found on: http://rclblectionary.com/
In response to the pandemic, Heidi and Mark Witte have been producing free 25 minute Children’s Liturgy videos every week since March. The interactiveness of their program encourages children to participate, appeals to various learning styles, and helps young children understand Scripture and their faith more fully! You can access this free catechetical resource by visiting their YouTube Channel here.
Catholic Kids Media is an effort to evangelize the culture, providing quality Catholic programming for kids that does not water down Catholicism. They develop resources for parents and teachers to instruct children in the Faith and practices of prayer. You can visit their YouTube Channel here.
The Kids’ Bulletins are a resource for Catholic kids who would like to have some fun while learning about the readings from the Sunday Mass every week. (Ordinary Form) They are made by a mom in Canada who is happy to share them with anyone who can use them to help learn or teach about the truth and beauty of the Faith. You can visit her website here.
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