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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for 3-6 year olds: The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) Program is a Montessori based Catholic religious education program which nurtures the child’s relationship with God, and educates the child in the faith.  Dr. Maria Montessori’s approach follows St. Thomas Aquinas’ understanding that “all our knowledge has its origin in the senses.”  The “Atrium” is a place of prayer, prepared especially for children to contemplate the life of Jesus and the liturgy of the Church with the use of many sensorial materials, including infancy narrative figures, a raised surface map of the Land of Israel, a model altar and a model baptismal font.  This concrete method of presenting the faith is similar to the way the Church teaches us through the sacraments, holy water, incense, and statues.

Class Time: Wednesday afternoons 3:55-5:15pm and 6-7pm, during school year

Online Registration: Click here for online registration for CGS!