Author: Janet Schaeffler, OP
In this creative and practical resource, Sr. Janet Schaeffler shows us step by step how to introduce young minds and hearts to all these wonderful ways of being Catholic. Some activities include:
►A daily Advent project that invites families to appreciate the gift of the Incarnation
►An exploration of Lenten symbols, prayers and liturgical objects such as ashes, palm branches, the color purple, the desert, and the Stations of the Cross
►A group project to help students personalize Catholic social teaching
►A Marian feast activity to build awareness of the powerful and loving role Mary plays in daily livingClick here to see a sample of this wonderful book.
Each activity includes background for catechists, materials lists, reproducible blackline masters, lesson starters, instructions, prayers, and options to extend the activities.Janet Schaeffler, OP, is the author of many books and articles, including
The Spirituality of the Catechist, and
The Creed: A Catechist’s Guide, both from Twenty-Third Publications.