The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is an
approach to faith formation of children ages 3 to 12. It is rooted in the Bible, the liturgy of the
church, and the educational principles of Maria Montessori, Dr. Sofia
Cavalletti and Gianna Gobbi.
want to help the child
draw nearer to God,
with patience and courage
seek to go always closer
to the vital nucleus of things.
This requires study and prayer.
The children will be our teachers
if we know how to observe them.”