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From the Peaceful Place Atrium
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The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Christian Ministry for children aged 3-12 years that is based on the Bible and liturgy of the church; it is inspired by the principles of Montessori education. This Ministry provides:
  • An opportunity for children to fall in love with Jesus, the Good Shepherd, in a child-friendly space called an atrium – located in a church or school.

  • Guided activity to aid meditation on Bible scripture and the mysteries of the Christian faith once a week - in small groups, facilitated by trained adults (catechists).

  • That each child's unique spiritual needs and abilities are respected and nurtured.

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is recognized as a ministry offering religious formation for children by the Anglican and Catholic Churches of Canada.


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Please Save the Date for Our 2016 National Gathering ...
  • Calgary, AB – November 11 & 12 – Contact e-mail Catechesis.Canada@gmail.com for more information
  • Members Only – please click here to sign in and download the Call to Nominations information – elections to be held at the gathering.
Upcoming Formation Courses

LEVEL 1

  • Winnipeg, MB: Level 1 – Starts September 17, 2016 and continues over 11 weekend dates through to June 2017 – Click here to download your copy of the Winnipeg brochure and here to download the Winnipeg poster (both PDF)
  • Guelph, ON: Level 1 – Starts September 30, 2016 and continues over 5 weekend dates through to June 2017 – Click here to download your copy of the Guelph brochure (PDF) – contact Maria Fage by phone at 519-821-6099 or e-mail 2fages@rogers.com for more information
  • Lindsay, ON: Level 1 – Starts September 23 and continues over 4 weekends – Click here to download your copy of the Lindsay brochure – contact Father Eric Mason by phone at 705-324-4828 or e-mail cgslindsay@gmail.com for more information
  • Calgary, AB: Level 1B – November 9 - 13th, 2016 – contact Susan Perna at formation@cgsac.ca for information
  • Saskatoon, SK: Level 1A – tentatively starting mid-September – more information to follow
  • Toronto, ON: Level 1A – dates to be determined - contact Susan Perna at formation@cgsac.ca or phone 705-384-2092 for information
  • Ottawa, ON: none currently scheduled, contact Susan Perna at formation@cgsac.ca for information
LEVEL 2
  • Guelph, ON: Level 2 – Starts October 28, 2016 and continues over 5 weekend dates through to June 2017 – Click here to download your copy of the Guelph brochure (PDF) – contact Maria Fage by phone at 519-821-6099 or e-mail 2fages@rogers.com for more information
  • Ottawa, ON: southeast in Russell, ON – Tentatively in the Summer, 2017
LEVEL 3
  • Guelph, ON: Level 3A – August 16 - 21 – at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre – Click here to download your copy of the Guelph brochure (PDF) for this course – Contact Therese Wright, therese.wright@rogers.com for further information
For more information about courses in your area contact Susan Perna at formation@cgsac.ca

Updated August 17, 2016