Creative Ideas for Catechists

Creative Ideas for Catechists

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Rost takes us into the delightful dimension of creative catechetics, with its powerful impact on childrenAIs faith-learning. She first leads us in an exploration of our own creativity, our sense of prayer, and our own sense of discipleship. She then suggests ways to enliven the gathering space, using the childrenAIs five senses to help open them to these rich faith experiences. She offers approaches to the critical factors in preparation, presentation and procedure that make for successful empowerment of the childAIs faith learning. She also includes scores of practical ideas for involving primary and middle-grade children in making prayer, O helping them express their unity with God through prayer. Finally, she discusses the many resources essential to our own spiritual formation, which must go hand-in-hand with that of unfolding a vibrant faith life in children. An excellent resource to inspire, encourage and sensibly guide catechetical ministry as it is meant to be: joy-filled, revitalizingand life-impacting.Make interior furnishings of small boxes and church supply catalog cut-outs; make outdoor shrubbery of crumpled ... Try the more advanced form of this art in a diorama for enchanting scenes which make stories a#39;come to life. ... In the very reverent handling of the articles is great interior value for the child, who subconsciously is previewing the preparation for the larger communitya#39;s liturgical celebrations.

Title:Creative Ideas for Catechists
Author:Ruth Ann Rost
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 1997-01-01


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