We are exploring Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for our 3-4yr olds this year. Visit this link for more information: https://www.cgsusa.org/

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a hands on Montessori style faith formation. We are in the process of aquiring or making some items. Here is the list of items needed. Contact Victoria at vbulcher@saintanns.net if you would like to make, donate, or purchase one of these items. 

  • Wooden bookshelves
  • Wooden desks/tables for a student to work independently
  • Small wooden tables
  • Wooden floor tables where children sit on the floor to work
  • Prayer table cloths-white, purple, green, and red
  • Small statue of the Good Shepherd
  • One or two small easels to hold pictures
  • Small candle snuffers
  • Small trays or baskets
  • Beautiful medium sized New American Bible
  • Beautiful lamps
  • Create a child size processional cross with the San Damiano Crucifix
  • Montessori style practical life
    • wooden puzzles
    •  lacing panel
    • Bead Stringing
    • Small pitchers for pouring grain
    • Small pitchers for pouring water
    • Small funnel
    • Pipet
    • Child size metal polishing set
    • Child size wod polishing set
    • 6 Cloth napkins for folding made of good quality cotton. 26cm square with hemming of contrasting color.
    • Child size broom and dust pan
    • Child size mop
    • Child size duster
  • 2 and 5-minute sand timers
  • Rugs or mats for children to use as work mats
  • Woden floor tables
  • Small child handwashing station
  • Child size cruets
  • Handwashing pitcher and bowl
  • Cloth napkins to fold
  • Globe that is painted just blue and brown.
  • Creating specific materials for specific presentations:
    • The Nativity and the Shepherds
    • Baptism area
    • Model altar
      • Model alter items: model size chalice, patten, altar cloth, and candles
      • Model altar sacristy cabinet to contain the items above
    • Model size chasubles in white, red, green, and purple along with a stand to put them on
    • The parable of the precious pearl
    • Raised surface Map of Holy Land
  • Sing with Joy book