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.Collect tasteful books which help to draw a moral point or which have faith- inviting themes. ... Large, expressive faces, alone, which children have made might become stick puppets, with tongue depressors and ice cream sticks making handyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Creative Ideas for Catechists|
|Author||:||Ruth Ann Rost|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 1997-01-01|