Children’s Liturgy of the WORD — 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Wishing you a blessed 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time!

Invite children to watch this special Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Thanks to Heidi and Mark from Christ the King Church in South Bend, Indiana, for sharing this with us.

Feel free to share this video with your children or parish. Pflaum’s Children Celebrate children’s leaflet for this week is included in the video comments (and below). Please share!

We’ve embedded the video below, but it can also be found via YOUTUBE here. This video is suitable for all ages.

See other links below that may help you share this Children’s Liturgy of the Word for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Free downloadable “Greatest Commandments” coloring page available at

If you would like to share your child’s weekly coloring pages or faith-based drawings, please e-mail them to, and we will try to feature them in next week’s video.

This video (and future videos) will air on the CatholicTV channel every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 6 pm EST. It will also re-air on Monday at 7:30 am and Wednesday at 8 am EST.


Credits: “Go Now And Listen To God’s Word,” “The Great Commandment” “Gospel Acclamation,” “Yes, Lord, I Believe,” Music: John Burland 2020, and “The Great Feast” and “Come Share This Meal” Copyright © 2020 John Burland (Ovation Music Services). Distributed exclusively by Bayard Music, a division of Bayard, Inc.

Script written with help from the Children Celebrate Leader’s Guide Fall 2020 from Pflaum Publishing Group, a division of Bayard, Inc.

Colored illustrations from Living with Christ Sunday Missal for Young Catholics ©Marcelino Truong/Bayard.

Additional artwork by Evelyn Berry.

Public domain photos and video from these sites:,, Smithsonian Open Access,, and Wikimedia Commons.

A special thanks to Pflaum Publishing Group for their generosity in sharing their resources with our children during these challenging months as we celebrate Mass at home.


The Living With Christ Sunday Missals 2020-2021 are now available from Bayard/ Pflaum! NEW this year—when you place an order for the Sunday Missal for Young Catholics, you will receive exclusive access to weekly videos for kids, which include a Gospel reflection and a spotlight on a Saint throughout the liturgical year (with yours truly!) Visit to order!

Check out Gathering Song videos from our past episodes, which feature music by Catholic composer John Burland! Search for “Bayard Faith Resources” on YouTube and sing along with @john.burlandmusic and me!

Miss Heidi has partnered with Pflaum Publishing Group to provide short Gospel Reflection videos for their Fall Children Celebrate and Gospel Weeklies programs! Each 5 minute video will have an explanation of the Gospel, a story about a saint, and a closing prayer. To order the Fall Children Celebrate! program, Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program, or to pre-order the 2020-2021 Sunday Missal for Young Catholics, call 800-543-4383 or visit If your parish or school already uses Children Celebrate! or Pflaum Gospel Weeklies, contact your parish to request that they share the videos with you.

Continuing to produce our program has become increasingly challenging for us. Since March, my husband Mark and I have been producing and sharing our free 25 minute Children’s Liturgy videos in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Please support us by becoming a patron at .


Thank you for sharing your children with us this weekend! May God bless you and your families, and may He keep you safe and well. See you next Sunday!

This video was produced by Heidi and Mark Witte (parishioners of Christ the King Catholic Church in South Bend, Indiana). @KidsLiturgy (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

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