by Paul Canavese • 9 pages • Downloadable, reproducible eResource
Family catechesis is of great assistance as an effective method in training young parents to be aware of their mission as evangelizers of their own family.
—Pope Francis, The Joy of Love, #287
Do you want to get started with Whole Family Catechesis? Have you ever wondered what a learning center is?
This friendly guide explains all the basics, including:
- Why Whole Family Catechesis
- Why Learning Centers
- Key Principles
- Calendaring Your Learning Centers
- Selecting Your Resources
- Example Resources
- Preparing Your Event
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The Pastoral Center
Paul Canavese serves as director of The Pastoral Center (PastoralCenter.com), author, frequent conference speaker, and pastoral consultant. He has his MTS from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley. He directs GrowingUpCatholic.com (focused on coaching parents) and GospelLiving.org ("intentional daily life Catholicism"). He has served in a wide range of parish ministries, most recently as a pastoral consultant at Corpus Christi Parish in Piedmont, CA. Paul also has 20 years of experience in software development and management with technology startups and social media. Along with his wife Ann, two daughters, and seven chickens, he lives in Alameda, CA, where they operate a mini-urban farm and looks for creative ways to build community in their neighborhood.