A formation experience for adults working with the 3-6 year-old child in a parish or school setting.

The Level I course lays the foundation of the theory and practices of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for all three levels of CGS. This 90+ hour course concretely prepares the adult to work, to listen to the Word of God, and to learn with and from children.​

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COURSE BOOKS

Click the cover image to purchase online at josephsinspirational.ca.

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REQUIRED

The Religious Potential of the Child, 3-6 Years Old (3rd Edition)

Sofia Cavalletti

Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago 2020. ISBN 9781616715182

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REQUIRED

Listening to God With Children

Gianna Gobbi

Treehaus Communications 1998.
ISBN 1-886510-14-8

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RECOMMENDED

Mustard Seed Preaching

Ann M. Garrido

Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago. 

ISBN 1-56854-555-X

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REQUIRED

The Good Shepherd and the Child, A Joyful Journey, 2nd Edition.

Sofia Cavalletti, Patricia Coulter, Gianna Gobbi, Silvano Quattrocchi Montanaro M.D., Rebekah Rojcewicz

Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago 2013. ISBN 978-1-61671-178-8

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RECOMMENDED

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd in a Parish Setting

Tina Lillig

Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago 1998. 
ISBN: 9781616714239

 UPCOMING COURSES 

Saskatoon: Level 1, Part B
Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2020
St. Vincent of Lerins Orthodox Church, 821 Avenue E North, Saskatoon, SK S7L 1S6, Canada
Formation Team: Deb Zeni and Carolyne-Marie Petch
Winnipeg: Level 1, Part B
November 23-27, 2020, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Archdiocese of St. Boniface, 151 Cathedral Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0H6, Canada
Formation Team: Deb Zeni and Carolyne-Marie Petch.
Edmonton Level 1, Part B
October 15-20, 2020
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 13 Brower Dr, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1Y7, Canada
Formation Team: Nancy Wood, Susan Perna, Heather Skublics Lampman
Montreal: Level 1, Part B
Feb.1-2, 2020 and Fall 2020 (TBD)
St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 4455 Rue West Broadway, Montréal, QC H4B 2A7, Canada
Formation Team: Nancy Wood, Susan Perna, Heather Skublics Lampman
Calgary: Level 1, Part A
July 31 to Aug. 5, 2020
Catholic Pastoral Center, Calgary, 120 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2T2, Canada
Formation Team: Carolyne-Marie Petch and Linda Funk
North Bay: Level 1, Part A
July 5-10, 2020
Pro-Cathedral of the Assumption, 480 McIntyre St W, North Bay, ON P1B 2Z4, Canada
Formation Team: Susan Perna and Annette Witte.
Kamloops: Level 1, Part A
August 29-Sept. 3 2020
Holy Family Parish , 2797 Sunset Drive, Kamloops B.C. V2C 4K7
Formation Team: Deb Zeni and Carolyne-Marie Petch

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