Catechesis of the Good Shepherd planned for ages 3 – kindergarten

“Where a child can fall in love with God”

Beginning in fall 2021, St. Francis Borgia will be offering Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) for children ages 3- kindergarten. This is a Montessori-based approach to the religious formation of children, rooted in sacred Scripture, liturgy, and respect for the child’s rich relationship with God.

The catechists who train to work with the children will participate in nearly 100 hours of formation and will prepare a special environment for the children, which is called the “atrium.”  Please join us in praying for the those who are called to this ministry.

Opportunities to learn more and get involved

Sunday, Feb. 14: Falling in Love with GodAfter the 10 a.m. Mass, North Church hall
The Office of Child and Family Formation will host a “Seed Planting” for parents, grandparents, potential catechists and all those who are interested in learning more about this new ministry that will be established in our community.

Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11: Divine Mercy for ChildrenAfter all Masses, gathering space
The Office of Child and Family Formation will have a table in the gathering space after all weekend Masses. Come see some CGS “works,” pick up some information, and meet a catechist!

Sunday, May 16: Atrium Open House – After the 10 a.m. Mass, in the North Church hall – atrium
Please join us for an open house/tour of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atrium. Our catechists will be happy to share with you materials that will allow our young people to fall in love with Jesus and his Church.

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