With gentle rhyme, children ages 1-5 will delight
in learning how to pray by simply looking at their
Counting with my fingers,
I learn how to pray.
Looking at each finger,
I know what to say.
My thumb is the closest,
So I pray for those closest to me,
Like Mom and Dad,
My whole family tree!...
This creative form of prayer has been around for a
long time, and is often credited, especially today,
to Pope Francis when he was the Archbishop of
Argentina. Regardless of its origins, it’s a powerful
way to teach our children to pray that the Holy
Father has often utilized in his ministry.