This necessary guide to Mass teaches children how to behave well in church. It outlines reverent behavior for little boys and girls, with quaint pictures and an easy “9 Rules for Visitors to the King.” It provides an attractive, fully-illustrated mini-missal for the Mass. It also details essential Catholic prayers, breaking them down phrase-by-phrase for easy comprehension and memorization—the perfect teaching tool to help you pass the Our Father, Hail Mary, and other indispensable prayers on to your child.This hardcover book is the perfect shape and size to bring anywhere—in church, the schoolroom, home, and wherever else your child can think to bring it. Its sturdy hardcover will withstand the rough and long treatment it is sure to receive from frequent usage.
Manners in God’s House, combined edition of three books, originally issued in 1950, includes:
- Let’s Pray: First Prayers for Little Catholics: provides phrase by phrase, in-depth explanations of the Sign of the Cross, Our Father, Hail Mary, and more, encouraging young readers to connect deeply with these universal prayers.
- Good Manners in God’s House: uses beautiful full-color pictures to show how to act in church, from the moment you enter and cross yourself with holy water until you pray thanksgiving after Mass. It also teaches children interior prayer and meditation, to bring their soul closer to God before Mass.
- My Little Missal in Pictures: illustrates each stage of the Mass; its captions help children appreciate the meaning of each part of the Mass, from start to finish. Its attention-grabbing comparisons between the Mass and the Scripture provide inspiration for even your smallest missal-carrier.