Help your child connect with the mystery of the Mass and feel like an official Mass-goer with this smart-looking, insightful missal. With its sharp black cover, gilt lettering, and white satin bookmark, this Children s Missal looks great in any young Catholic s hands, and its sturdy hardcover and pocket-size ensure that it will also withstand stand long, devoted usage. Its 137 full-color illustrations and engaging text are sure to keep your child s attention focused on following the Mass through each of its steps.
It includes a detailed, fully-illustrated walk-through of each step of the Latin Mass, but is also applicable to the Novus Ordo, especially with recent revisions to the English translation. Pictures and descriptions of the vessels and vestments used in the Mass, as well as a diagram of the Plan of the Mass, help little Catholics understand the function and meaning of everything in the Mass.
This missal also contains colorful gospel stories for all Sundays and feast days of the liturgical calendar to engage your child in the Liturgy of the Word: stories such as The Birth of Jesus on Christmas Day, The Wedding Feast at Cana for the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, Jesus Promises to send the Holy Ghost on the 4th Sunday of Easter, and over fifty more!
In addition to prayers before and after Holy Communion and Mass, it also has many daily prayers, such as morning and evening prayers; acts of faith, hope, and love; the Stations of the Cross; the Mysteries of the Rosary; a guide to Confession, and more.
Your child will feel involved and part of the Mass, integrated into the Body of Christ and the community of the Church, with the Children s Missal as his or her aid.