This series offers a more in-depth study of the precepts of our faith contained in the Nicene Creed. This understanding leads to more ‘authentic’ prayer rather than note recitation. It helps the individual verbalize his/her beliefs with confidence. What we believe as Christians is substantiated in the Creed.
This series offers a more in-depth study of the precepts of our faith contained in the Nicene Creed. This understanding leads to more ‘authentic’ prayer rather than rote recitation. It helps the individual verbalize his/her beliefs with confidence. What we believe as Christians is substantiated in the Creed. Also includes the Mysteries of Initiation—Baptism, Chrismation, Eucharist. Recommended for Grades 4 to 6 based on concepts, reading level and vocabulary.Excellent for multi-grade level and multiple age groups. Recommended for use in those Eparchies preparing Grade 4 Students for First Confession.
With the Nicene Creed central to the instruction in this 7-part series, the learner is prepared to understand and practice ‘faith.’ Highly recommended for preparation for First Confession and Solemn Holy Communion. Helps the child commit the Creed to memory through an understanding of the parts of the Creed. Recommended for Grades 1-3 based on reading level, vocabulary and concepts. Excellent for multi-age and grade groups.
Re-edited and revised edition of a booklet aimed at preparation for First Confession. Includes suggested scripture readings, activities, prayers and forms for confession. Intended for instructional use in the home as well as in religious education classes.
At this level, the student learns about personal, private prayer and public worship. The “Beginning Prayers” (Trisagion Prayers) provide the basis for this overview. The students come to understand and practice the four types of prayer through the acronym “ACTS, ” Adoration, Contrition, Thanksgiving and Supplication. Set of seven leaflets in each student packet. Suggestions included for home activities. Recommended for Grades 4 – 6 based on concepts, reading level and vocabulary.
St. Paul encourages us to “Pray without ceasing” 1 Thess 5:17. Help children develop a sense of prayer, learning to talk with God every day in praise, in saying ‘I’m sorry,’ ‘Thank You,’ and ‘I love You!” This series begins with the words and illustration of the Eastern Church gesture of the ‘sign of the Cross’ and bowing. Set of seven leaflets in each student packet—to use in instruction and with suggestions to parents for home activities. Design a ‘book of prayer’ with the leaflets and activity sheets. Designed for use in seven lessons. Recommended for Grades 1 – 3 based on reading level and vocabulary.