Between the snow and Ash Wednesday, we have not had class for three weeks. Today, the kids were back in class. I used the book, as well as hand-outs on the Mass for the upcoming Sunday. The book had part of the story of the Prodigal Son. They left off the brother's reaction, and any follow-up on the meaning of the parable. I finished the story, and asked the kids what it was about. One boy said it was about how Jesus went away from His father. I explained that it was Jesus who was telling the story. Oh. We reread the first sentence, where they introduce Jesus as the story-teller. Oh. Finally, I explained the point of the story, and they all thought is was nice, but admitted that they had never really thought about it before.
Pancake breakfast on Sunday, after Mass. The kids in my class didn't send in their forms, so maybe they won't be there. I'm making pancakes. Yum.