Think of it this way, if your best friend gave you a special gift, would you receive it with gratitude, or would you dismiss it and throw it away? Christ is infinitely more important than any earthly person, and He gives us the most precious gift possible—Himself. How can we not cherish it? How can we not long to receive Him?
Two wonderful resources to help your children (and you!) learn about this apparition are the new Glory Story from Holy Heroes and Theoni Bell’s novel, The Woman in the Trees.
Anne Carroll and Belinda Terro Mooney have recently put out a companion edition, Christ the King Lord of History, The Continuing Story, which covers the modern era.