The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is grounded in an understanding that God and the child have a unique relationship with one another particularly before the age of six and that the growth of this relationship should be assisted by an adult, but is directed by the Spirit of God within the child. The religious needs and capacities of older children are no less great or essential from those of the younger children. Their religious potential is equally strong as they seek the presence of God in a tangible way. Children need their own place to foster that presence and the growth of that relationship.
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While many of our formation offerings held during the school year take a break over the summer, formation is not on vacation.
Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And why has this happened to me, that the mother of my Lord comes to me?
For children, the most important element of the parable is that the Good Shepherd knows and calls each sheep by name—in a very explicit way, the Good Shepherd has a personal relationship with all of us.
In the Rector’s Blog, Sunday Catechesis Coordinator Anna Hurdle describes ways our children learn about imagery associated with Jesus.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
115 West Seventh Street
Charlotte, N.C. 28202
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