[Individual Catholic Way Sessions] The Old Testament (eResource): Sessions + Handouts for Praying, Learning, and Living the Faith

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Sessions + Handouts for Praying, Learning, and Living the Faith

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Imprimatur from Most Reverend Michael C. Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland, CA

Sessions & Handouts for Exploring the Catholic Faith

"The Catholic Way achieves the perfect balance between formation and information. Each session opens with matters of the heart: prayer, faith sharing, and reflection. And each also includes matters of the mind: our rich Catholic history, tradition, and beliefs. It is shaped by the liturgical calendar of the Church. I'd like to put this resource into the hands of every director of faith formation in the Church—for confirmation, adult enrichment, and RCIA. Wonderful!" —BILL HUEBSCH, author of Our Catholic Life

The Catholic Way takes a down-to-earth, direct approach that will engage everyone from the young adult seeker to a life-long committed Catholic. It gives you everything you need to lead an engaging group experience: background information, step-by-step instructions, talking points, discussion questions, and handouts to send home.


The Old Testament

This resource gives you material to offer a faith formation session and/or handouts. It includes:

  • Leader guides for offering two short prayer sessions:
    • Praying with Scripture (Isaiah 55)
    • Praying with the Psalms (The Lord Is My Shepherd)
  • Leader guide for offering a session on the Old Testament, including:
    • What Is the Old Testament?
    • Stories and Characters
    • Why Read the Old Testament?
  • A reproducible handout: The Old Testament
  • A general leader overview, including "Session Preparation" and "Ground Rules for Group Sharing."
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This reproducible eResource is sold with a lifetime license for use within a parish, school, or diocesan office. You are allowed to make unlimited copies for use within your own community. You may also email these to members of your team or participants in your program. If you serve more than one parish or school, each should purchase its own license. You may not post our eResources to any web site without explicit permission to do so. Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you for cooperating with our honor system regarding our product licenses.

Format: eResource
Product code: CW232
Dimensions: 8½" x 11"
Length: 11 pages
Publisher:
The Pastoral Center
Written by Ann Naffziger

Author

Ann Naffziger has her MDiv from the Jesuit School of Theology and MA in Biblical Languages from the Graduate Theological Union, both in Berkeley.  Ann has worked in a variety of parish roles, as well as serving as a hospital chaplain, spiritual director, scripture instructor, and lecturer at the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University. She has written articles in the field of spirituality and scripture for AmericaBustedHalo.comCommonwealThe National Catholic ReporterSpiritual Life: A Journal of Contemplative Spirituality, and other publications. She is also a Master Gardener and girls' softball coach.

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