Catechesis of the Good Shepherd inspires the young in 37 countries

Posted December 27, 2017 3:14 pm by Editor

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd inspires the young in 37 countries

OTTAWA – Children participating in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program across Canada are taught to use all their senses in order to enter deeply into the Christmas story.It is a “total sensorial environment,” said Ruth Ann McClure, coordinator and director of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd at St. George’s Parish in Ottawa. “The child will tell you it smells like God.”The Montessori-inspired catechesis program exposes children aged three to 12 to the Christmas story in five narratives, McClure said. These include the Annunciation, the Visitation, the Birth of Jesus Christ and the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration

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