Tuesday, May 14, 2013


reading the children's essays, and discussing children and Religious Education generally, always brings out the tales of howlers. My recent favourite was the small girl praying earnest "Hail Mary, full of grapes..."

1 comment:

Neil Addison said...

And of course the old classic
"Four Tomatoes pray for us"

In Hymns I remember the line
"Oh hear us as we cry to thee
For Joe and Beryl all at sea"

And with my name I always took the line
"And Adoring kneel"
as being personally directed at me

The point is of course that Children often make mistakes and misunderstand what they are taught in the first instance however if they are really "taught" then as they grow up they understand