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/0r 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.
ROOT FOR PARENTS
Root for parents is an at-home experience designed to meld into the fast paced lives of modern parents. Through 6 self-led Mini-Series of 5 (15 minute) modules parents will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. They will be given a vocabulary of faith and empowered with the knowledge to share the faith with their families. The print edition is available as a spiral bound book, while the digital version is available in written and audio formats.
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ROOT FOR CHILDREN
Root for children is an at-home experience designed for children in their first year of sacramental preparation in grades 1-8. Through 6 Family Meetings led by their parents, children will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. This experience is designed to be accompanied by Root for parents.
Family Meeting 1
God Meets Us
God knows us by name and wants be known by us. We get to know him through the words and actions of revelation.
Family Meeting 2
Meet the Trinity
God is light. God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Family Meeting 3
Meet the Holy Family
Jesus grew up in a family just like us. He wants to be close to us everyday.
Family Meeting 4
Jesus saves us through the power of the cross. Love equals sacrifice.
Family Meeting 5
Meet the Holy Spirit
God gives us his Spirit to continue to be by our side. His power is given through the Sacraments.
Family Meeting 6
Meet Our Forever Home
We are made to spend eternity with God. God helps us with the race.
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ROOT FOR TEENS
Root for teens is an at-home experience designed for high school teens in their first year of Confirmation preparation. Through 6 self-led Mini-Series of 5 (15 minute) modules each and 6 self-led Teen and Sponsor Meetings, teens will get to know the Trinity and the essential teachings of our faith contained in the Creed. In addition to the self-led material, there is also an at-church Family Session that covers the connection between Baptism and Confirmation.
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