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In the article it gives you tips why you should bring your babies and young children to mass.

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Apr 28th 2013 new

Not sure if this is directly related, but I agree that it's important to have children, of any age, in church. We have a huge population of kids (i.e. our religious ed program spans from K-7, and usually has about 1,000 kids participating, with about 200 making their communion per year.) and our parish strongly encourages our parents to bring their children to mass. But knowing there are times when children need things brought to their level of understanding, there are also options offered at my parish for during mass:

For children ages 1-4, there's a Kids for Christ childcare offered during our 9:00 and 10:30 Sunday masses. Parents drop them off before mass, the kids stay there and learn about prayer, praise, and scripture through play, story time, crafts, songs and movements. The parents then pick them up after mass.

We also have a Children's Liturgy of the Word at the 10:30 mass, where kids ages 4-9 leave mass in a big procession right before the readings, going to a room where they still receive the readings/gospel, but in a smaller group setting, and a more hands-on explanation. They return to mass (as a group) just before communion.

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