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How creative catechists use stories

by Janaan Manternach

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Published by Twenty-Third Publications/Bayard in Mystic, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Storytelling in Christian education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-93).

    StatementJanaan Manternach and Carl J. Pfeifer.
    ContributionsPfeifer, Carl J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV1534.3 .M292 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6801776M
    ISBN 101585951129
    LC Control Number00134395
    OCLC/WorldCa47030161

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It falls to us catechists, however, to make the sure that the content on those pages comes to life. In this four-part series, I will share with you some creative approaches to reading from a textbook that make it, not only more engaging, but also more effective.

The first approach I offer is “Key Word Clue Cards.” Key Word Clue Cards. So in this helpful book about the catechist’s role, the chapters highlight those tasks. The reader is encouraged to reflect on each task and to dialogue with other catechists about the contents of the book. Each chapter is written by a leader or practitioner in the catechetical field who is or has been engaged in catechist formation.

Welcome to part two of a four-part series on creative approaches to reading from a textbook in your faith formation sessions. As I mentioned in part one, I have always been an advocate of teaching “beyond the book,” which means that we use the book as a critical resource but not as the be-all-and-end-all of a faith formation session.

Welcome to part two of a four-part series on creative approaches to reading from a textbook in your faith formation sessions. As I mentioned in part one, I have always been an advocate of teaching “beyond the book,” which means that we use the book as a critical resource but not as the be-all-and-end-all of a faith formation it is our job as catechists to present.

According to Pew Research, roughly a quarter of U.S. adults (27%) indicate that they haven’t read a book in the past year.A great way to remedy that is to gift those you love with books this Christmas. There are many benefits to reading books, including mental stimulation, stress reduction, exposure to knowledge, inspiration, escape, vocabulary expansion, memory.

There are many good resources for catechists to use for retelling individual Scripture stories. But better than a piecemeal approach, every catechist should be familiar with The Story—the overall timeline of salvation history with all its significant people and moments—and be able to show their students how it all fits together.

Use the links below to discover creative ways to lead children in prayer, encourage family prayer at home, and prepare for the Parent-Catechist Meeting.

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A blessed Advent and Christmas to all our readers. I’d just like to share some FREE resources that have been very helpful to parents and catechists preparing children to receive sacraments.

First, here’s a link to an examination of conscience written for children, based on the Ten Commandments, by one of my heroes, educator and [ ]. Lisa Mladinich is the host of Shalom World TVs new program, “WOMAN: Strong Faith, True Beauty,” which premiered Fall and is preparing for a second season under the name of REAL is also a Catholic author and Life Coach whose dynamic presentations on faith, catechetics, and women’s issues can be heard at events around the country, as well as.

Recall salvation history. Use ornaments decorated with symbols to represent the events and stories leading up to the birth of Jesus and hang them on a tree of some kind (the tree is so named after Jesse, father of King David–see Isaiah ). What you will need: You can order a kit. Check out Etsy for some beautiful ones.

A book with a collection of Advent stories (here is the one we have); or picture books that are Advent-related, about saints whose feast day falls in Advent, or about salvation history. If you choose this option, you might want to wrap them in wrapping paper and number them, opening up one on each day.

Through it, she says, catechists are responding to the mandate to serve others and to develop relationships with people whose life experiences differ from their own. She says it is a way of living their baptism as disciples of Jesus. And, she describes all this from A to Z, quite literally.

Catechists will love this : Janet Schaeffler, O.P. Catechists get precious little training because of time and financial limitations within the parish and in their own lives, so make sure you pack your workshops with tips on areas of particular interest to your volunteer staff: suggestions for improving classroom discipline, understanding developmental issues and learning styles, ways to use.

Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle. Teachers and catechists: Use these videos and related activity suggestions in your faith formation classes this Lent, Triduum, and Easter.

Adult faith formation groups or individuals can also exercise their Ignatian imaginations by following the Lenten blog posts at dotMagis, which offer ways to use the art as a means of personal prayer.

Creative Ideas for Catechists (Bringing Children's Faith to Life) [Rost, Ruth Ann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Creative Ideas Author: Ruth Ann Rost. The "modern parables" contained in popular children s stories are a treasury of imaginative themes, illustrations, word pictures, and adventure.

In this delightful book catechists, learn how to draw on this treasury for creative and appealing ways to present faith : Janaan Manternach and Carl Pfeifer. If you’re looking for solid Catholic book to bolster your faith, nourish your spirituality, and guide you in celebrating the liturgical year, look no further.

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