93: The Meaning, Importance, and Limitations of our Catechetical Materials by Gianna Gobbi

Jul 5, 2023 | The Good Shepherd and the Child | 0 comments

“May the favor of the Lord our God be ours, prosper the work of our hands! Prosper the work of our hands!” (Ps 90:17).  

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In today’s episode we listen to the words of Gianna Gobbi from the 2001 journal about the materials we use in the atrium and their meaning, importance, and limitations.  

Gianna Gobbi personally worked as an apprentice with Maria Montessori in Rome. In collaboration with Sofia Cavelletti, a biblical scholar, Gianna played a primary role in applying the principles of the a Montessori method to the religious formation of children in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  


1998 – 2002 Journals of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Volume 2 


The Religious Potential of the Child  

The Child in the Church by Maria Montessori 


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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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