It's sort of of like a special kind of magic. It's the power of God's love.

CFMS student, Age 5

 

Other Catechesis Resources

The Center for Children and Theology

CFMS is fortunate to have a longstanding partnership with the Center for Children and Theology. The mission of the Center for Children and Theology is to study the spirituality of children and support the parents and catechists who serve them. Resources for children and adults, including books about CGS, are available here Courses are offered by the Center at CFMS to prepare adults to work with children in CGS. CFMS parents are welcome at a discounted rate. For a current listing of training courses, click here or contact Catherine Maresca at celawm@cctheo.org for more information.

Music from the Atrium

If you would like to enjoy songs from the atrium at home, you can purchase the following book and CD sets which contain music, chords, lyrics and notes regarding use of each song in the atrium. Click here to purchase and scroll down the page.

Sing with Joy: Music of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for Children Three to Six Years.

Songs of Love: Music of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for Children Six to Twelve Years.

Additional Reading

The Religious Potential of the Child by Sofia Cavalletti is available in the CFMS library or for purchase through the Center for Children and Theology. Click here to purchase and scroll down the page.

National Association

The National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd has additional resources as well as lists of atriums and courses around the country. Click here to visit their website.