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Moms share some of the funniest things their kids have said about Jesus



Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 01/31/22

Kids really do say the darnedest things!

As the saying goes, “Kids say the darnedest things,” so we asked our Catholic mom friends for some of the funniest things their kids have said about Jesus. Here’s what they shared!

I was a little emotional and teary after receiving Communion one day, and my three-year-old leaned in and asked, ‘Is He spicy in your mouth?’”

Once I was at Mass and an altar server forgot the bells. When it came time for the Consecration, he just loudly said, ‘Ding-a-ling-a-ling!’”


After I received communion in both forms, my three-year-old asked me a question. I leaned in to quietly answer and he whispered to me, ‘Mommy, your breath smells like Jesus.’”

When my oldest daughter was learning the act of contrition, she said, ‘O my God, I’m hardly sorry.’”


I had explained to my son, as the priest was elevating the Eucharist, that it was Jesus Himself. The very next moment, the priest consumed the Body of Christ. My son gasped and yelled, ‘He ate Jesus!’”

When I was about 8, I asked my mom what ‘The Word’ was after Mass. She was confused. I explained that the priest said every week, ‘Only say the WORD and I shall be healed’ and ‘He never told us WHICH word!’”


One day my four kids under 5 were running around the house maniacally in spite of my repeated exhortations to slow down and lower their voices. All of them came shrieking into the kitchen, and I slammed my hand on the kitchen table and shouted, ‘What is WRONG with y’all? Were you born in a barn?’ My 4-year-old looked at me, flashed a thousand-watt smile, and sweetly said, ‘No, but Jesus was, and He turned out okay!’”

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