An overview and in-depth introduction to the materials and methods of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, for all churches using the program. This day will prepare participants to better assist in the atrium by:
Knowing the names of the materials and how they are used
Exploring the unique spiritual needs and capacities of children 3-6 years old
Experiencing the Level I atrium as sacred space
Understanding how the atrium is different from Sunday school
Becoming confident enough to offer a lesson, or substitute for a trained catechist
Cost: Free for Our Lady of Fatima catechists; $25 for those outside of Our Lady of Fatima Parish (Episcopal parishes are welcome). Lunch is included. RSVP is required. To register contact Lucy Prunier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-988-0338.
The Guild of the Good Shepherd is an ecumenical group devoted to supporting the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd throughout New England. For more information visit www.cgsma.org.