The Religious Potential of the Child - ages 3 to 6 - Third Edition
Experiencing Scripture and Liturgy with Young Children
This book describes the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a
Montessori-based style of catechesis that focuses on the child’s
independent journey to God by working with materials in a specially
prepared place called an atrium. Written by Sofia Cavaletti, the Italian
scripture scholar who developed the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd,
this classic work demonstrates the profound spiritual capabilities of
children as brought forth through their engagement in the Catechesis of
the Good Shepherd. This book is important for anyone desiring to learn
about the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or the spiritual life of
children ages 3-6.
It includes a new preface and afterword by editor Rebekah Rojcewicz.The text continues in volume 2, The Religious potential of the Child 6 to 12 Years Old: A Description of an Experience.