Taking Your Children To Mass: Why Bother?
Attending Mass is a central part to living a consecrated life, this extends to the entire family. Though attending Mass with young children can be a trial of wills and patience not only for you, but your children, your spouse and those seated nearby. According to Author Charisse Tierney “Baptized Catholics have a right to experience the fullness of their faith, and as Catholic parents, we have an obligation to be our children’s first and foremost faith educators. Our family doesn’t attend Mass together just so that we as parents can get something out of it.” Her article makes the case for taking your taking your children to mass.