Here IS the opportunitY to bring the entire parish community together for Whole Community Catechesis. In response to requests from parishes across the country looking for practical and effective examples of Whole Community Catechesis activities that work, this big book of ideas will help Directors of Religious Education bring families together to learn about their faith. This simple format of gathering parents (or grandparents), and children together for prayer, skits, crafts, games, and activities around a specific theme requires a commitment of less than two hours per activity. Cost of suggested materials is minimal. Discover themes and activities for all seasons and occasions, like an Advent nativity where children and parents contribute to the scene with Scripture readings and handmade gifts for Jesus. Packed with images that keep every member of the family engaged, bring Whole Community Catechesis to life with this Big Book of Ideas!... each other, as Jesus asks us to do. (Catechist gives the children the sacrament symbols to use in making their craft.) ... Oil is a symbol of the Holy Spirit anointing us a giving us special gifts that will help us live better lives. Gifts like courageanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Big Book of Family Gatherings for Parish Faith Formation|
|Author||:||Judy Elliott Dantzer, Kris Flechsig Myers|
|Publisher||:||Our Sunday Visitor Publishing - 2007|