Celebrating the Church Year with Young Children

Celebrating the Church Year with Young Children

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In direct and understandable language this book tells what is possible for children to learn and to practice about the liturgy of the Church both at home and in the parish. Covering the whole Church year, Halmo focuses on the importance of the Sunday observance as the renewal of the Pasch, and she urges parents to concentrate on that instruction rather than on observing the major feast days. The pleasant blend of instruction, background data, and illustrations, along with the activities and prayers for celebrating the liturgical calendar with children, makes this an excellent choice for families with pre school children.In our home, our elder child does drawings of the Sunday gospels to hang on the aquot;Lenten treeaquot; poster (see aquot;Resources, aquot; p. ... Besides regular Lenten family prayer, there is time for reflective prayer in connection with the childrena#39;s Good Shepherd and/or gospel activities. ... /esus arrives at the tomb of Lazarus with Mary (Gospel of the Fifth Sunday of Lent); the aquot;stoneaquot; is at lower right of tomb door; age 5.

Title:Celebrating the Church Year with Young Children
Author:Joan Halmo
Publisher:Liturgical Press - 1989-01-01


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