Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Classroom Materials

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is an approach to faith formation based on the educational principles of Maria Montessori and has spread to over 37 countries throughout the world. The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a catechetical program for children ages 3-12. It is a reflective-based program of religious formation that helps a child to further develop his/her relationship with God in a developmentally appropriate way. It is rooted in Sacred Scripture, the Liturgy, and the educational philosophy of Maria Montessori. Here you will find many resources to assist in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd curriculum.


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Mont La Salle Non-Alcohol Altar Wine Mustum Grape Juice 750ml Bottles, Case of 12

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    Mont La Salle Altar Wine 750ml Mustum Grape Juice (Non-Alcoholic) Mustum 100% Grape Juice with added ingredients approved for sacramental use. 750ml bottle PRICE FOR CASE OF 12 SOLD ONLY TO approved Churches, Schools, Hospitals, Military Chapels, and Religious Institutions. Please inquire to see if you are on one of our standard delivery routes 314-644-0643. ...

    Jesus With Children of the World 12" Wall Relief
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      Demetz Classico Jesus With Children of the World 10" Wall Relief Plaque - 10 inch tall / 25 cmDemetz Classico is an affordably priced devotional art collection for display and enjoyment in your home. The figures are cast in the highest quality resin and decorated by hand. SPECIAL PURCHASE!Due to our store's buying power, we were able to secure a large purchase of this fine Demetz Classico Statuary and we're passing the savings direct on to you! Enjoy these never before discount prices while...

      K411 Compact Mass Kit - BEST SELLER!!! K411, Mass Kit, 2, #2, B2-01, Compact

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        K411 Compact Mass Kit - TOP SELLER 5 1/4"H. chalice (3 oz. cap.), 3 7/8" dia. paten, host box (3 1/8" dia., 40 host cap.), 1 oz. cruets, 4"H. crucifix, 58" x 2" stole, two candles, altar, hand & finger cloths. 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" leather case MADE IN ITALY

        Frankincense or Myrrh Anointing Oils

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          1/4 ounce glass bottles, your choice of Frankincense or Myrrh Blend anointing oilsMADE IN THE USA

          The Christmas Story Egg

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            Like the popular Easter Story Egg, this new Christmas Story Egg is sure to delight young and old alike! A great way to teach your children about THE REAL reason for the Christmas season! Read along and open each Story Egg as you go. So many of our favorite things at Christmastime point us back to the real meaning of this special holiday. Discover what Christmas is all about! Includes The Christmas Story Egg book & 7 nesting eggs. Gift Boxed. ...

            Wooden Childrens Advent Wreath Playset

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              Advent Wreath for building and playing. Solid wood. 16 pieces easy fit together to create wreath. Assembled size finishes 7-1/2" wide x 6-1/2" high. Reusable corrugated storage box included. This product meets or exceeds all US toy testing standards. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years, or any individuals who have a tendency to place inedible objects in their mouths.

              Crown of Thorns 9 Inch

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                The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.Many people enjoy using the 9" Crown of...

                Wooden Mass Kit Playset

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                  The best way for children to learn about the Eucharist- through imaginative play! When children use their imagination to role-play scenarios they learn about them in new and deeper ways. Children that role-play the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass are more likely to understand what is happening at Mass, pay closer attention, and gain a deeper appreciation for the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Playing Mass is a beautiful and effective way for children to learn about one of the most important parts of...

                  Advent Wreath with LEGO Bricks

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                    Advent Wreath with LEGO® BricksPrepare your heart for Christmas this year with an advent wreath made out of 48 genuine LEGO® bricks. Build the wreath and candles, then each week of advent “light” a candle with a yellow transparent brick. Remember the rose candle is for the third week!Each candle is made out of several bricks so you can even make them shorter as the weeks of advent go by. This model is not sponsored, authorized or endorsed by the Lego Group. 3" diameter x 1-1/2" tall. Because...

                    Childrens Liturgy of the Word 2024-2025 A Weekly Resource
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                      The celebration of the Liturgy of the Word with children is a liturgical experience that opens young people to hear and respond to God’s Word in ways that enable them to be nurtured and challenged by its power, and to experience the grace of ongoing conversion to the vision and values of the Word of God. Children's Liturgy of the Word 2024–2025 enables prayer leaders to confidently lead children through the Liturgy of the Word. Each liturgy guide offers: An overview of the seasonWeekly guides...

                      Hand Hammered Chalice - Made In Italy

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                        Chalice h. 15 cm. Small hammered Chalice and Ciborium made of 24k gold plated brass The gilt is guaranteed

                        Musical Baby Jesus in Manger and Soft Nativity Story Book Set

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                          2-piece set. Soft baby safe book about the birth of Jesus. Comes with minky and chenille singing Jesus in the manger. Button plays "Away in a Manger" when activated.Dimension: manger 7" x 1 3/4" | book 5 1/2" x 6 1/2"Material: 100% Polyester

                          Premium Advent Candle Set- 12" Tapers 3 Purple/1 Pink

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                            Premium Advent Candle Set These advent candles come in purple and pink. Each pack includes 3 purple candles and 1 pink candle. Each candle measures 12 inches long for 20% more burn time over other standard 10" taper candles! Order at Today's Sale Price for parish fundraising and advent candle distribution! FITTING CANDLES TO CANDLE HOLDER TIPSALL SALES FINAL/NO RETURNS - PLEASE ORDER EXACTLY WHAT YOU THINK YOU WILL NEED ...

                            Good Shepherd 36" Statue

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                              36.5" Good Shepherd StatueFrom the popular Joseph's Studio Collection of Fine Statuary Resin/stone mix; 36.5" tall. Indoor Only.

                              12" Candlelighter

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                                Made of solid, highly polished brass and are finished with durable hardwood handles. Hand crafted for years of use.Material: Polished BrassSize: 12" H

                                12" Evergreen Advent Wreath
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                                  12" Diameter Artificial Evergreen Advent Wreath; Ready as-is or decorate with ribbon or bows or the current theme of the season! This wreath does not work with the battery operated candles #18868 due to the pins in the wreath to hold real candles. Order at Today's Sale Price for parish wreath making, fundraising and advent wreath distribution! FITTING CANDLES TO CANDLE HOLDER TIPSALL SALES FINAL/NO RETURNS AT QUANTITY DISCOUNT PRICING - PLEASE ORDER EXACTLY WHAT YOU THINK YOU WILL NEED ...

                                  Sick Call Reversible Purple/White Stole From Italy

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                                    Sick Call Reversible Purple/White Stole From Italy with embroidered cross

                                    Year of Grace 2024 (laminated poster)

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                                      AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH & SPANISH VERSIONS LTP’s circular display of the liturgical year makes its key features easily understandable. We can see at a glance the liturgical seasons in their characteristic colors, Sundays on the outer rim, and the days and weeks radiating from the center. Use the Year of Grace calendar in many ways: Give (or sell) one to every household in the parish and school.Hang one in every classroom, meeting room, and in the church vestibule to teach about the liturgical...

                                      7" Standing Wood Crucifix with Mother of Pearl Inlay

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                                        7" Standing Wood Crucifix with Imitation Mother of Pearl Inlay; Made in Italy Gift Boxed.

                                        Kiddie 11 Piece Nativity Set

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                                          Kiddie 11 Piece nativity with stable. 8" stable, made of resin.

                                          Nativity Advent Scripture Story Chain Set

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                                            On each day of Advent, read felt scripture link and add it to felt angel chain base. On Christmas day, read the whole story and reflect on the reason for the season. Ages 3 to 103!Dimension: angel 5" x 4"Material: Felt

                                            Childrens Daily Prayer 2024-2025
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                                              Children's Daily Prayer Throughout the history of the Church, Christians have consecrated time by pausing at various moments throughout the day to pray the Liturgy of the Hours (Guide for Celebrating Liturgy of the Hours). Children’s Daily Prayer is a form of the Liturgy of the Hours adapted for children. It helps guide children in a daily service of communal prayer, following the pattern of the Church’s Morning Prayer. The heart of this annual resource is a simple order of prayer for each day...

                                              Crown of Thorns 13 Inch with 28 Inch Purple Cloth

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                                                The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.Many people enjoy using the 13" Crown of...

                                                Crown of Thorns 24 Inch

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                                                  The Crown of Thorns is a reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for his people. It is a symbol of the curse and penalty of sin that Jesus Christ wore in our place. This authentic Crown of Thorns was made in the Holy Land of Israel from local thorn bushes that grow in the region of old Jerusalem. This one-piece crown serves as an amazing reminder of the wonders of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the promises He made, and His eventful sacrifice for us.At 24", the large size of this cross makes...

                                                  Jesus With Children "Come To Me" 12x16 Wall Plaque

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                                                    Matte finish; includes pocket mounts for wall application.Depth: 0.5"Width: 12"Height: 16"• Made in United States

                                                    Jesus With His Flock 40" x 20"

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                                                      Jesus the Good Shepherd This unique piece is a simple way to bring beauty and charm to any wall or shelf within the home. It is made from high quality American hardwood planks with a hand painted face, and printed with UV cured ink, and is framed in a natural walnut frame. Each piece is unique with its own personality, marks, wood grain, and look. Easy to clean with a dry cloth. Measures 40 inch wide x 20 inch tall • Made in United States ...

                                                      Love (Hook) 11 x 14 Walnut Framed Print

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                                                        Walnut and Gold Leaf Finish Detailed Frame With Jesus Holding ChildDimensions: 11" x 14"

                                                        Mother Mary Plush Doll With Baby Jesus

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                                                          Mother Mary Plush Doll With Baby JesusHuggable and plush, this 12.75"-tall stuffed Mary doll holding Baby Jesus brings the stories of the Bible to life for toddlers and young children. Give this knit fabric doll as a snuggly gift for a baptism, first communion, birthday or any day to provide a sense of security for your little one.Mary with Baby Jesus stuffed doll is made from soft knit fabric with embroidered features.Coordinates with "Mary and Her Faithful Heart" book (sold separately).4" W...

                                                          My Little Church Magnet Play Set

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                                                            Learn and play along during Catholic Mass or at home with our illustrated, 38-piece magnet book! A totable vinyl bag holds the board, magnets and a handy instructional booklet. Ecclesiastically Approved.Ages: 3+8x12" when foldedAll pieces store in sturdy vinyl bagInstructional Booklet included

                                                            My Pop Out Mass Kit

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                                                              Unfold, assemble and play Mass! 14 sturdy cardboard pieces pop out to create a scene on the fold-out "altar." Chalice, paten, candles, thurible, monstrance and more are included. Names of each piece are printed on the back, plus an insert teaches about Holy Mass and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. This portable, lightweight set is perfect for on the go! Includes totable vinyl bag.Great for First Communion preparation, religious education classes, and play at home. Ages 3+Ecclesiastically...

                                                              Our Lady Of Hope 11" Pregnant Mary Statue

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                                                                Hand painted 11 inch Mary statue. Full color statue. Anticipation and waiting, this beautiful Madonna reminds up to prepare for His arrival. Hand Painted Poly-resin (polymer resin mixed with marble dust - a high tech form of fiberglass) Made in Colombia, South America by artists were schooled in Italian design and painting methods. Each statue is individually hand-made from a resin and marble dust composite polymer. They are much more durable than ceramic or porcelain. Each statue is expertly...

                                                                The Easter Story Egg

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                                                                  Discover the Story The Story Egg is a family activity that celebrates the true meaning of Easter. This family activity includes a hardcover book and 7 wooden nesting Eggs. The Story Egg book begins on Palm Sunday and ends on Easter Sunday. Each Egg within the set of nesting Eggs has a rhyming story that relates to a particular day in Holy Week, leading up to Easter Sunday. As the children open each Egg they will discover the Easter story and the journey of Jesus through Holy week. This book...

                                                                  The Mass For Children

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                                                                    The Mass for Children A Simple explanation of the Mass. Full color picture book helps navigate even the youngest through the Mass. The Mass for Children is perfect for Sunday School and children getting ready for the sacrament of Holy Eucharist. Pages: 32Author: REV. JUDE WINKLER, O.F.M. CONV.Size: 5 1/2 X 7 3/8Color: ILLUSTRATEDBinding: PAPERBACK

                                                                    19.5" Wooden Advent Calendar with Doors that Open

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                                                                      Count down to Christmas with this beautiful wooden Advent calendar. Place a delicious treat, fun gift or thoughtful message behind each of the 24 doors. Beginning December 1st, locate and open door No. 1 to find and enjoy the hidden surprise. Repeat each day until Christmas Eve. Durable construction ensures that this wooden Advent calendar can be used year after year, providing a tradition that you and your family are sure to treasure! Calendar measure 19 1/2" x 14 1/4" x 3 1/4". ...

                                                                      Wooden Magnet Set: Catholic Saints, Series 2

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                                                                        Series 2! Our first set of Catholic Saints magnets are bestsellers- so we've expanded the collection with 26 new Saints!Meet 26 different Saints from around the world and throughout Church history! These beautiful wooden magnets measure roughly 3” tall depending on the Saint.Included in the set are: St. Agnes, St. Anne, St. Brigid of Kildare, St. Clare of Assisi, St. Hildegard of Bingen, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Cecilia, St. Bernadette Soubirous, St. Joan of Arc, St....

                                                                        29" Felt Velcro Nativity Advent Calendar

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                                                                          Children will delight in this fun advent calendar! Start with each of the 24 figurines in a pocket. Every day, take out the figure in that day's pocket and add to the scene at the top. (Figures have Velcro attached.) When the scene is complete, it's Christmas Eve! Or younger children may enjoy setting up all the figures right away and then re-arranging them as they desire. Small candy canes (not included) could be placed in each pocket with one removed each day, or just move a single one to...

                                                                          5" Fontanini Good Shepherd Figurine

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                                                                            Fontanini 5" scale, resin/polymer. Gift Boxed. Made in Italy, these magnificent sculptures beautifully capture the joy and majesty of this sacred time of year. Made of a durable polymer, these pieces will withstand years of enjoyment and use.

                                                                            627 Compact Chalice / Ciboria Travel Kit

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                                                                              627 Compact Chalice / Ciboria Travel Kit Combination Chalice and Ciboria Travel Set. Enamel Medallion on top of Ciboria. Gold Plated. Comes with small embroidered linen. 2 1/4" Overall Height x 2 1/4" Diameter Made in Italy SMALL CHALICE AND PYX 24 GOLD PLATED 24k gold plated small Chalice. It can become a Pyx with plaque ...

                                                                              Bible Stories Early Learning Activity Pad

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                                                                                Interactive Bible activity pad reads, sings, and asks questions! 16 busy scenes feature modes for matching, looking and finding, thinking, and guessing. Also hear favorite Bible story moments and sing along with best-loved Bible songs. Card themes are God Made the World, Garden of Eden, Noah's Ark, Daniel in the Lion's Den, Jonah, First Christmas, Sunday School, Children's Choir, and others. More than 200 activities for hours of learning fun for boys and girls! The card reader reinforces early...

                                                                                Brother Francis Church Playset

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                                                                                  An English-Spanish Toy! Bring the beauty of our Church into your home with this one-of-a-kindBrother Francis™ Church Playset! Everyone’s fun-loving host, Brother Francis™, accompanies your children as they explore a Catholic Church and its contents hands-on. Offering a tactile way for children to engage in the Mass, this playset will prepare your children to enter more fully in the Liturgy as they learn the names and purposes of the vessels and sacramentals used at Mass. With pieces made from...

                                                                                  Christ with Children (Hook) 11 x 14 Walnut Framed Print

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                                                                                    Walnut and Gold Leaf Finish Detailed Frame With Jesus with ChildrenDimensions: 11" x 14"

                                                                                    Cruets and Stoppers - Pair of 2

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                                                                                      Cruet and Stopper PairSold as a pair of 25-1⁄2˝H., 6 oz. capacity each

                                                                                      F-ATM Scale Gold Plate Paten

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                                                                                        5 3/4" Gold plated Paten

                                                                                        Good Shepherd 13" Statue

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                                                                                          Hand Painted Poly-resin (polymer resin mixed with marble dust - a high tech form of fiberglass) Made in Colombia, South America by artists were schooled in Italian design and painting methods. Each statue is individually hand-made from a resin and marble dust composite polymer. They are much more durable than ceramic or porcelain. Each statue is expertly hand-painted using paint colored with vibrant natural pigments indigenous to various regions of South America. ...

                                                                                          Jesus And The Lamb Framed Art

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                                                                                            Beautiful art applied to primed, textured linen giving each piece the look and feel of hand painting. Distinguished, wood frames surround each piece and feature a dark brown finish. This unique product creates an elevated appearance by combining a variety of natural elements. • Made in United States• Dimensions: 12.8 x 16.8 in (32.4 x 42.5 cm)

                                                                                            Jesus Rag Doll Shining Light Dolls

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                                                                                              Meet the Jesus rag doll! The perfect gift for any child, the Jesus rag doll is a simple way to begin or deepen a child's relationship with the Lord through play. Bringing Christ into their imaginative world helps them to plant a seed of a lifelong faith. Jesus is not outside the world of a child- but at the heart and center of it. Jesus said, "Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." - Matthew 19:14 Jesus is dressed in a simple...

                                                                                              Jesus the Good Shepherd Wooden Playset

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                                                                                                Children will experience the love and care of Jesus, the Good Shepherd!Jesus is the Good Shepherd, and we are his sheep. With love and care, Jesus leads his sheep into the safety of the sheepfold, where he lovingly cares for and protects them. The Good Shepherd will die for his sheep. Through Montessori-style play, children can begin to develop their own relationship with Jesus, the Good Shepherd. Children learn to trust in a loving and tender God. The open-ended design of the sheepfold blocks...

                                                                                                The Catechesis began in 1954 in Rome, Italy. Sofia Cavalletti, a Scripture scholar, and Gianna Gobbi, a Montessorian, collaborated and began to work with children. Over the next 60 years, they developed materials and curriculum that spoke to the child’s religious potential and offered an opportunity for prayer, meditation, and religious development.

                                                                                                The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd strives to reveal the religious potential of the child and respond to their spiritual needs and qualities. It seeks to help children grow and mature in their faith and their relationship with Christ.