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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

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Registration for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd has begun! Registration forms are available on our website, saintrichard.com.  Click here for a registration form. You can download a copy, scan and email it back to cre@saintrichard.com or you can print a copy and return it to the church office. Registration forms will also be available in the back of the church.

The 2016-2017 year will begin Sunday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 23.  Please make note of the new Wednesday ending time of 7:30 instead of 7:15 to coordinate with our youth religious education.

 What is Catechesis of the Good Shepherd?
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is Montessori-based and is a method of helping children develop a close relationship with God and where the adult catechist serves as a guide for them. The Atriums are specially prepared environments where hand-crafted materials are created specifically for their age and use. There are “works” showing the colors of the liturgical year and chasubles as well as works relating to the parables and the infancy narratives. There is also a prayer table for the children to prepare and sit in meditative prayer. The experience is profound for the children and for the adults witnessing the Holy Spirit’s work in the Atrium.

Children must by 3 years old by September 1, 2017.

Level I (3-6 years old)

Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

LEVEL II (6-9 years old)

Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Level III (9-12 years old)

Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Please contact Marybeth Culhane at cre@saintrichard.com or 601. 278.6267 if you need additional information.


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