The Parish Starter Kit contains:
- Echoing the Mystery
For Father and DRE. This a catechetical resource specializing in sharing the doctrines of the Faith. Provides instant access to the keys to a clear, systematic and living understanding of each doctrine of the Faith. Supports the catechist in preparing to teach any age group in any setting. Fully compatible with any series or set of standards.
- Virtue Chart Pack
For Parish staff, Catechists and families – get the whole parish using the common language of virtue. This pack includes: the “Disciple of Christ Virtues Chart” is designed to guide educators, parents, and students in identifying virtues that need to be cultivated. “Remain in Me Chart” is an easy-to-use reference chart that gives educators and students an overview of all the Virtues and Gifts of the Holy Spirit. The “Happiness is Living a Virtuous Life” pamphlet is designed to help you, the instructor, and your older students on your own personal paths of Discipleship in Christ. The Path to conversion Chart is designed with everyone in mind and is organized by each capital sin with examples for easy and quick reference. This resource will tremendously aid in teaching the virtues by enabling priests, teachers, parents, and students to quickly reference the capital sin and the appropriate virtues needed to overcome it. Kids who are shy about their sins are able to glance at this chart and quickly figure out which virtues they can work on confidentially without embarrassment.
- An Educator’s Guide for Living a Virtuous Life, 2nd Edition
For DRE and Catechists. The Educator’s Guide is a resource for understanding the importance of living a Christian life of virtue. It provides an overview of the doctrine of virtue and the rationale of the curriculum.
- Instructional Poster
Size: 18″x 24″ / 2-sided, 1 individual poster for each virtue. The front of the poster has images as well a written definition for the students to gain an understanding of the virtue. The back of the poster contains several references that can be used by educators to instruct the students on the virtues.
- Large Virtue Card Set
Card Size: 6.5″ x 9″ (Suggested for Instructional Use), Individual number of cards per virtue varies, Approximately 250 cards total. A valuable classroom management and assessment tool, these cards can be used to assist students in the practice of virtue. Color-coded cards feature an image that complements what the virtue “Looks like” and “Sounds like,” while the back of the card includes a prayer, saint picture, brief biography, and scripture passage.
- Saint Cards – Volume One & Two
Card Size: 2.75″x 4.25″ / 2-sided, each volume contains 1 unique saint card per virtue, get 140 cards total. These small holy cards will help remind your students of a particular virtue they are trying to cultivate. Easy enough to carry in one’s pocket, these cards feature an image of the Saint, a prayer to help acquire the virtue, the definition of that virtue, and a Scripture passage.
Use the posters, virtue cards and saint cards to create a parish virtue bulletin board where one virtue can be highlighted where the parish family can see and learn.