Three Year Old “Celebrates” Mass, Breaks Internet With Cuteness Overload…

Bogotá, Colombia, May 9, 2013 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A three-year-old Colombian boy has garnered attention across the internet for a video in which he dons priestly garments and “celebrates” Mass, reciting the liturgy from memory.

Samuel Jaramillo, who is an orphan, lives with his grandmother and an aunt in the city of Medellin. When family members posted a video of the boy pretending to celebrate Mass on YouTube, it gained rapid popularity, attracting nearly 300,000 views in just over a week.

His relatives told reporters that last Christmas, Jaramillo did not ask for toys like most kids his age. Instead, he wanted “priest’s clothes” and the objects necessary to “celebrate” Mass.

He has learned to recite the Mass from memory with the corresponding pauses, intonations and gestures of an experienced priest.

Reminds me of the time my son horrified our evangelical guests by elevating a glass of red wine at the dinner table and sang “behold the Blood of Christ”.

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  • Bridget N

    This. Is. AWESOME. When we “celebrated” Mass as kids, we weren’t nearly as on the ball and liturgical as this kid! We rushed straight to the potato chip hosts and didn’t concentrate so much on the processional song or the like. Heck, this kid’s Mass even had an intention, and now people the world over are keeping poor Maria Jose in their prayers! :)

  • Julia McCoy

    Bebe tan lindo!

  • Catherine Wood

    I see a future priest. God Bless you child.

  • A.R. Danziger

    This is the cutest mass I have ever seen!