The student textbook lessons incorporate the four principal components of catechesis: the Creed, the Commandments, the Sacraments and Liturgy, Prayer and Scripture. But besides giving a clear and comprehensive presentation of our faith, the student textbook is rich in artwork, both original and classical.
THEME: God's plan of salvation, from creation to the Incarnation and Redemption to the birth of the Church at Pentecost and our life in the Church. Special emphasis on the importance of Confession, Communion and the Mass.
SEQUENCE: Ch. 1-7: The Old Testament covenant with God.
Ch. 8-14: Obedience through love of God and his laws. In Confession we meet Jesus in his mercy.
Ch. 15-25: The life of Jesus and Jesus in the sacrifice of the Mass.
Ch. 26-30: Our part in the Church born of the Holy Spirit; our relationship with Mary and the Communion of Saints.
AIM: To show the third grade students that they belong to God's chosen people and the child's family is an important part of God's family, the Church. Also, to encourage prayer and love for God's law.
We Believe Workbook
Following Christ Activity Book
Jesus Our Guide Activity Book
What is the Age of Reason? 08/08/2012
Five Ways to Get Your Child Ready for First Confession 08/08/2012