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Oct 28, 2020
Missionary Moments with Celine MitchellOctober 28, 2020
“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.” Psalm 96:3 One of the core characteristics of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is that it “can be realized in any social or cultural setting.” (32 Points of Reflection of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd). Celine Mitchell shares with us how she witnessed the universality of this work as she traveled to different countries bringing Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to all, including the...
Oct 14, 2020
Look at the Light with Micaela TudelaOctober 14, 2020
“Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” John 12:24 Why is this happening? How long will it last? What will life be like from now on? What can we do?The world is facing unprecedented loss, grief, pain, and anxiety during this time of COVID-19. The losses and the grief we share come in many forms: the deaths of families and friends, of work, health, and...
Sep 30, 2020
CGS and Children of All Abilities with Trinka HamelSeptember 30, 2020
“You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb. I praise you, because I am wonderfully made; wonderful are your works! My very self you know.” Psalm 140 13-14 Maria Montessori began her journey with children of “different ability” so it is fitting that our work in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, which follows her educational model, would be inclusive of children of all abilities as well. If we truly believe, as our work in the...
Sep 16, 2020
Living the Domestic Church with Jaclyn RuliSeptember 16, 2020
“Take to heart these words which I command you today. Keep repeating them to your children. Recite them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you get up.” Deuteronomy 6:6-7 “If we want to assist the child in his or her religious experience, an important area which we must attend is that of prayer. Prayer is, first of all, listening to God. It...
Sep 02, 2020
Typology with Ann GarridoSeptember 02, 2020
“I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.” – Job 42:5 “Open your eyes; the mysteries hidden in the visible are revealed to you.” – Gregory of Nyssa Sofia Cavalletti in History of the Kingdom of God: From Creation to Parousia states that “the typological method searches for the ‘imprint’ of one phase of sacred history upon another, keeping in mind the unity of the divine plan from creation to...
Aug 19, 2020
Chapter 4 – Sources of Nourishment with Claudia Margarita SchmittAugust 19, 2020
“You, yes you, O Lord, my God, have done many wondrous deeds! And in your plans for us there is none to equal you. Should I wish to declare or tell them, too may are they to recount.” Psalm 40: 6 Claudia Margarita Schmitt joins us today to dive into Chapter 4 of The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey. We discuss the child’s capacity for wonder and the parable method that Jesus’ uses and that we reflect to teach about the Kingdom of God. This...
Aug 05, 2020
Chapter 3 – Practical Suggestions with Lynne WorthingtonAugust 05, 2020
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news.” Isaiah 52:7 This episode continues our book study on The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey. Lynne Worthington discusses with us some practical ways that adults and families can sit beside the child in their religious development. She lifts up the role of the environment, especially the home, as an aid to that spiritual...
Jul 22, 2020
Chapter 2 – Helping the Child with Maggie RadzikJuly 22, 2020
Chapter 2 – Helping the Child with Maggie Radzik “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a prophet to the nations I appointed you.” Jeremiah 1:5 This episode continues our book study on The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey. In this episode Maggie Radzik shares with us the beauty and wisdom found in Chapter 2: Helping the Child. We discuss the child from conception through 3 years...
Jul 08, 2020
Chapter 1: God and the Child Together with Marty O'BryanJuly 08, 2020
Chapter 1: God and the Child Together– The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey with Marty O’Bryan “God is love” 1 John 4:7 This episode begins our book study on The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey. In this episode Marty O’Bryan helps us dive into chapter 1: God and the Child Together. We discuss the two vital needs of the child, protection and relationship, and how the Good Shepherd parable meets those...
Jun 24, 2020
Taste and See: Savoring the Child's Wisdom with Pam MooreJune 24, 2020
“Behold, children are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb, a reward.” Psalm 127:3 Do Children have something to teach US about God? Can they draw US closer to the heart of God? Pam Moore joins us on the podcast today to discuss her book, Taste and See- Savoring the Child’s Wisdom, and her years of observation of children. She speaks about beautiful pieces of wisdom that children have shared with her over the years and how we can grow in the art of...