Reflection for the Fifth Week of Lent
Prayers for the Movement
Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me. Mark 9:37
At the end of the day, Catholic schools are about children. Jesus had a tender heart towards children and eagerly blessed them. That is our mandate as his body in the world: to welcome children as if welcoming Christ himself.
Christ our Teacher, forgive us when our work on behalf of children fails to bless them. Enable us to see them as your image-bearers. Give us servant hearts that love as you love. In the power of the Spirit we pray, Amen.