Gifted With the Spirit

Gifted With the Spirit

  • $1600

Built on the practical principles that have made our Confirmation programs perennial favorites, this revised and improved course for junior high emphasizes ways to help young teens:

• More fully participate in the life of the Church
• Develop their own spirituality
• Prepare to celebrate the Rite of Confirmation
Most lessons begin with a Call to Prayer, cover Catholic tradition clearly and in depth, include Scripture Search to strengthen biblical connections, and offer a couple of lively activities to keep young minds engaged. Click to preview the complete student and teacher editions for unit one.

Lessons continue with ideas for works of mercy or justice young people can perform to serve others outside their sessions, and a Recall to Prayer for a quiet closure. Photos and text are both well suited to the young teen audience.
Junior High Catechist Edition Guide for Gifted with the Spirit introduces each unit with the objectives of that lesson and key ideas to be covered. An “Insights” section provides theological and spiritual background, and information on the spiritual development of teens.  Lesson plans are presented in eight to 10 steps with instructions on how to select the steps to build 60-minute or 90-minute sessions, with additional activities included for longer sessions or to add variety. Reproducible notes for parents and sponsors are also included.

The Confirmation Director's Manual packed with the creative ideas and practical suggestions you’ve been looking for to energize and motivate candidates, and to involve parents and sponsors.

• Two new detailed guides for one-day retreats: one to build community among the candidates,
   another to bring sponsors and candidates together in faith-sharing experiences
• plans for the Confirmation liturgy and related rites
• background theory, theology, and history
• more than 30 reproducible handouts − letters, flyers, registration forms − ready to customize
• sturdy spiral binding makes the handouts easy to reproduce on a copier, or use the free CD-ROM to
   computer-print the handouts.
Format: Candidate Edition                         8 units of 8-pages   7 7/8" x 10 7/8"
             Spiral-bound Catechist Edition   96 pages                   8 1/2" x 11"
             Director's Manual                      160 Pages                   8 3/8" x 10 7/8"

This program has been found to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

product code: T2210-M