“Children cry, they are noisy, they don’t stop moving. But it really irritates me when I see a child crying in church and someone says they must go out. God’s voice is in a child’s tear: they must never be kicked out of church.” – Pope Francis
To help families with small children, Corpus Christi offers the following during Mass…..
- changing tables in both men’s & women’s bathrooms with diapers and wipes
- rocking chair in the Gathering Space designated for parents to soothe their children
- bags of books are in the Gathering Space for children to borrow during Mass
Our Father: During the Our Father, all children are invited to the altar to join hands with Fr. Jim and each other to pray The Lord’s Prayer together.
Children’s Collection:After communion, children are invited to bring a donation forward and place it in a bowl in front of the altar.