Root is a foundational catechetical experience focusing on the Creed for children, teens, and parents, with age appropriate content for each. Over the course of 6 self-led Mini-Series and/or 6 Family Meetings, families will grow into a deeper understanding of our faith as they are led through the contents of the first part of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.


FOR PARENTS

Make a way with Root for Parents, a foundational catechetical experience designed to meet the fast paced lives of parents. Through short reflections, parents will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. They will deepen their understanding of what we believe and be empowered to share faith with their families. Watch parents grow in faith and confidence to teach, with Root.

6 
At-Home Mini-Series
6 
At-Church Sessions

FEATURES

Short Reflections

to grow in knowledge and understanding 

Reflection Questions

to integrate the material

Accessible Teachings

for parents at different places in their faith journeys

Practical Suggestions

to live out what they are learning

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Book

  • Beautifully Printed Book
  • 6 Mini-Series with 5-6 (15 min) Modules Each
  • 1 Book Per Parent
  • Order

Book + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • Includes Full Digital Version with Audio Recordings
  • Utilize Martha's Other Features
  • Yearly License
  • Order

Digital + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • 6 Mini-Series with 5-6 (15 min) Modules Each
  • Text and Audio Recordings
  • Yearly License
  • Order

SUPPORT MATERIALS

At-Church Support Materials

  • Designed to Support Parent and Children Resource When Used Together
  • Printable PDFs
  • 3-6 At-Church Sessions (parent and child separated)
  • Supply Lists and Scripts
  • Integrates with At-Home Experiences 
  • Order

Leader Guide

  • Description of the Included Content
  • A Few Tips on How to Best Lead the Resource
  • Coming Soon  

SEQUENCE

When used with Root for Children and the At-Church Support Materials.

Time Is Holy

At-church Session to introduce the resources and model the method. Found in the At-Church Support Materials

Parent Mini-Series

At-home parents study and reflect.

Session

At-church in separate sessions, parents and children  learn and reflect to prepare to share in their Family Meeting.

Family Meeting

At-home the family is lead through an intentional conversation of faith.

5X

Continues in this same order 5 more times.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Root for Parents can be used with or without Root for Children and Teens.

You can purchase a sample of the Book at a discounted cost by filling out this form or you can sign-up for a free trial of Martha to review the content of this resource and more here

Price

For a full list of prices for this resource and more visit our price list page here .


FOR CHILDREN

Make a way with Root for Children, a foundational catechetical experience designed for elementary and junior high school aged children. Led by their parents, children will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. They will deepen their understanding of what we believe through hands-on activities and meaningful conversations. Watch families grow in faith and love of God, with Root.  

6 
At-Home Family Meetings
6 
At-Church Sessions

FEATURES

Hands-On

experiential and engages the entire family

Meaningful Conversations

as they get to know God

Foundational

meet the major characters of the Creed

Accessible Teachings 

for families at different places in their faith journeys

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Box

  • Beautifully Printed Meeting Guides and Cards
  • High Quality Supplies
  • 1 Box Per-Family (includes supplies for up to 7 for whole family activities)  
  • Order

Box + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • Built-In Family Follow Throughs
  • Utilize Martha's Other Features
  • Yearly License
  • Order

Digital + Martha

  • Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • Built-In Family Follow Throughs
  • Adapted Activities
  • Printable PDFs
  • Available Bi-Lingually in Spanish
  • Yearly License
  • Order

BOX ADD-ON

Spanish

  • Printable PDF Sheets to Make the Box Bilingual
  • Order

SUPPORT MATERIALS

At-Church Support Materials

  • Designed to Support Parent and Children Resource When Used Together
  • Printable PDFs
  • 3-6 At-Church Sessions (parent and child separated)
  • Supply Lists and Scripts
  • Integrates with At-Home Experiences 
  • Order

Leader Guide

  • Description of the Included Content
  • A Few Tips on How to Best Lead the Resource
  • Scope and Sequence 
  • Coming Soon

ADDITIONAL INFO

Root for Children is designed for elementary and junior high school aged children and is intended to be used with Root for Parents.

Nihil Obstat: 
Rev. William B. Goldin, S.Th.D.
Censor Librorum
April 3, 2021

Imprimatur: 
Most Rev. Kevin William Vann, J.C.D., D.D.
Bishop of Orange in California
April 6, 2021

You can purchase a sample of the Box at a discounted cost by filling out this form or you can sign-up for a free trial of Martha to review the content of this resource and more here

 1 Custom Printed Mailer Box, 1 Pack of Family Meeting Sheets, 1 Pack of Cards, 1 Bottle of Olive Oil, 1 Flashlight, 1 Rock, 1 Run as to Win Ribbon, 7 Pieces of String.

Price 

For a full list of prices for this resource and more visit our price list page here .


FOR TEENS

Make a way with Root for Teens, a foundational catechetical experience designed for high school aged teens. Through short reflections, teens will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. They will deepen their understanding of what we believe and be empowered to share faith with their families. Watch teens grow in faith and love of God, with Root.

6 
At-Home Mini-Series
6 
At-Church Sessions
6 
At-Home Sponsor Meetings

FEATURES

Short Reflections

to grow in knowledge and understanding 

Reflection Questions

to integrate the material

Accessible Teachings

for teens at different places in their faith journeys

Digital Engagement

stay connected and respond to submissions

AVAILABLE FORMATS

Digital + Martha

  •  Requires a Martha Branch and Users
  • 6 Mini-Series with 5-6 (15 min) Modules Each
  • Yearly License 
  • Coming Soon

DIGITAL ADD-ON

Root for Sponsors

  • Sharable without Additional Martha Login
  • 6 Mini-Series with 5-6 (15 min) Modules Each
  • 6 Teen and Sponsor Meetings
  • Testimonial of Readiness Letter Prompts
  • Yearly License 
  • Coming Soon

SUPPORT MATERIALS

At-Church Support Materials

  • Printable PDFs
  • 6 At-Church Sessions (parents and teens separated)
  • Supply Lists and Scripts
  • Coming Soon 

Leader Guide

  • Description of the Included Content
  • A Few Tips on How to Best Lead the Resource  
  • Coming Soon

ADDITIONAL INFO

Root for Teens is designed for high school aged teens. It can be used with Root for Parents or Root for Sponsors.

You  can sign-up for a free trial of Martha to review the content of this resource and more here

Price

For a full list of prices for this resource and more visit our price list page here .