What is Childrens Liturgy of the Word?
Children’s Liturgy Of the Word children are dismissed from the assembly to a the chapel, where the readings and Gospel are proclaimed from a Children's Lectionary. The children are called forward and dismissed before the readings from scripture in the assembly. They return to the church during the time of the Presentation of the Gifts.
Children's Liturgy is appropriate for all ages of children that have not received First Eucharist and are not preparing to receive their Sacraments during that school year. Parents may go with a child the first few times to make sure that they are able to participate or to help them overcome any apprehensions that they (or the parents) may have.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word occurs year-round on a weekend when there is not a Children's Mass being said, and when we have volunteers.
Children will be dismissed at the