{this moment}

by | Nov 12, 2010 | Playing Mass, Precious Moments: 05, This Moment | 19 comments

{this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, visit Soulemama to leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see.


  1. Kelly

    SO precious! Love. this.

  2. Gardenia

    the fruits of your labors. isn't it beautiful. He is so reverent.

  3. Anonymous

    How beautiful and inspiring these photos are of this little guy. He is so focused on what he is doing. It is just absolutley beautiful to see. Just maybe we are looking at a future priest here?

  4. Nope


  5. Kelly

    This is hysterical! My boys love to "play" Mass as well, though they don't have vestments 🙂 Where did you get these???? He is way too cute!

  6. Anonymous

    I LOVE this!!!! So precious!!!

  7. Lori

    How precious Jessica! Thanks for making me smile 🙂 Love, Lori

  8. Shelly

    Wow. that is just… wow.


  9. Lena

    precious. i think it's time for me to invest in a nice Mass kit for my boys. my oldest boy is 3. do you have any leads for me? i would like a quality set not plastic or plush.

  10. Mom2Seven

    Wow! Awesome moment! +JMJ+

  11. Michele Chronister

    What great pictures!! Where are the child sized vestments from?

  12. Michelle

    Father Snuggles … how precious!

  13. Anne

    That's a pretty awesome dress-up chasuble. Did you make it, or did you buy it somewhere?
    It's so sweet to see little kids playing "Mass."

  14. Anonymous

    For many untold reasons, this brought tears to my eyes this morning. (tears because it touched my heart so) How precious, how precious and so inspiring to see that little face so focused. This picture is beyond words. God Bless…..

  15. Pamela

    Oh he is so darling Jessica!

  16. Unknown

    Snuggles is so full of love that a person can't help but want to join his prayer. My heart is joyfully singing praise to God for your son and all you do to nurture him:o) You are such a good mommy. If you feel that it would affirm Snuggle's life of prayer please ask him to pray for us to live a truly loving life pleasing to God so we can get to heaven someday and praise God forever with the angels and saints.

  17. Jessica Gordon

    Thank you all for your kind comments! We've so enjoyed reading them all!!

    Last Sunday, when driving home from Mass, we heard Snuggles in the back of the car saying "This is my Body which was given up for yooouuuu."

    It was so so precious! His older brothers asked him if HE wanted to play Mass when we got home and they pulled out there old vestments, which are too small on them now, as well as their "Mass Kits."

    It was such a joy to watch. I had to put down my camera and just enjoy the moments, though there are many more little "pictures" that I will treasure forever.

    For those of you that asked, the Mass Kit and Vestments were all from Our Father's House. (It looks like the vestments are out of stock and the price has gone up on the Mass kit.) Hubby & I had purchased one Mass Kit and one set of vestments for the boys for Christmas one year, and we were given ANOTHER SET from friends. They are WONDERFUL! And I highly recommend ALL of it! 🙂 I am pretty sure that vestment patterns are also available.


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