78: A Glimpse at Gianna Gobbi with Claudia Margarita Schmitt

Dec 7, 2022 | The Good Shepherd and the Child | 0 comments

“Live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another through love, striving to preserve the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4: 1b-3
Gianna Gobbi’s birthday is on Dec. 15 so we would like to get a glimpse at who she was by listening to some of her memories from one of her closest friends, Claudia Margarita Schmitt who lived with Gianna and Sofia in Italy for 8 years.  Claudia shares with us some of her memories about Gianna. 
Claudia Margarita Schmitt lived in many different countries throughout her life. She has discovered over time that her roots are first in her Roman Catholic faith and also in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  Everywhere she goes she recognizes the same language being used to discover the mystery of God. As an international formation leader for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. She constantly has this experience of finding her roots.  She has been a catechist for 33 years and a formation leader for 32.  She lived for 8 years in Rome studying and working with Gianna Gobbi and Sofia Cavalletti. She describes this time as precious and that they taught her many things but first to be humble.
Commemorative Journal Gianna Gobbi
Listening to God with Children
The Good Shepherd and the Child: The Joyful Journey
A Year with Sofia Cavalletti: Daily Reflections on the Spiritual and Theological Influences of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd by Ann Garrido
Essential Realities
Episodes with Claudia-
Episode 58 – Examination of Conscience with Claudia Margarita Schmitt
Episode 18 – Chapter 4: Sources of Nourishment with Claudia Margarita Schmitt
AUDIO VERSION of The Religious Potential of the Child by Sofia Cavalletti, read by Rebekah Rojcewicz.  CGSUSA has created a Premium Podcast Channel for this audiobook through Podbean.  The cost is $29.00 and does include the audio version of all chapters of The Religious Potential of the Child, 3rd Edition all read by Rebekah Rojcewicz.  We have provided both video overview instructions and written instructions on accessing this audiobook.  Please use these resources. Unlike the regular podcast, which will remain free and available on many podcast players/apps, this new resource is available only on the Podbean App, which you may download from the IOS App store or the Google Play App store. Learn more here!  Step by step instructions here!
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