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Interview with a Catholic Toddler
“Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”
– Matthew 19:14
The following is an unscripted interview with a three-year-old about her Catholic faith.
Interviewer: Thank you for joining me, today. Are you excited for your interview?
Toddler: YES! I love talking to you!
I: Wonderful, let’s begin. Please, tell me how you feel about Jesus.
T: Well, he’s great. He knows God & Mary. I bet he’s ticklish like me. I want to give him flowers. I fink he likes flowers.
I: Fascinating. How can we love people like Jesus?
T: The number 6.
I: ….the number 6?
T: Yes, the number 5 and 6 (Shows me 6 fingers).
I: How can we love people like Jesus?
T: We jus’ try again.
I: Wise beyond your years. Yes. How do you feel about church?
T: Good. It’s like a square and a triangle. It looks like a castle. I like to go.
I: What do you think of the priest, the guy at the front?
T: He says Mass for God. He wears a pretty dress like this (motions a long dress). It’s green. He looks like a giant pickle (Giggles).
I: Indeed. Good observations. Do you have a favorite saint?
T: I like Mary mother of God. And…St Board (pretends to ride skateboard).
I: St Board? What is St. Board the patron saint of?
I: Fascinating. He must be busy. So you like Mary. What do you think about her?
T: I fink she’s full a gwace, and I fink she would like to be in the jungle. I don’t fink she likes flowers, but she’s very pretty. She has a byoo-full dress.
I: Very deep. What do you think about kneeling during the Mass?
T: I think we should change it to kneeling in a garden. I like gardens (gestures like she’s holding a flower).
I: That would be nice! You like the ‘sign of peace’ a lot. Is that your favorite part?
T: Can we add water to that garden? I think the garden should have water!
I: Sure, why not? So, you don’t like the ‘sign of peace?’
T: Oh, I LOVE that! I like it when my mommy and daddy hug me, and, then, I talk to other peoples. We dress very pretty.
I: This has been very fun, but I think we should wrap this up for today. Would you like to add anything?
T: I fink….I fink we need to count all deez everybodies.
I: Very wise. We need to count everyone.