Teaching Kids to Care for God's Creation by Mary Clark 108-9781627853408


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Through Teaching Kids to Care for God’s creation by Mary Elizabeth Clark, SSJ, the author responds to Pope Francis’ call by offering thirty lessons that will engage children, catechists, and families in the good work of keeping our planet livable.

 
We all know Pope Francis has issued an urgent call to bring care for the Earth into both our spirituality and our daily actions. But, how do we get started, especially with children and families?

Through Teaching Kids to Care for God’s creation by Mary Elizabeth Clark, SSJ, the author responds to Pope Francis’ call by offering thirty lessons that will engage children, catechists, and families in the good work of keeping our planet livable and sustainable for coming generations.

Inspired by passages in Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home), the lessons and practical activities in Teaching Kids to Care for God’s creation by Mary Elizabeth Clark, SSJ are fun and thought-provoking. The reflections and prayers in each lesson help connect our practical actions to the Gospel and deepen our spiritual sense of our common home.

From activities for conserving water to developing a greater awareness of all God’s creation, Teaching Kids to Care for God’s creation by Mary Elizabeth Clark, SSJ will be a great resource for catechists and families.

Physical Info: 0.3" H x 8.3" L x 5.4" W (0.25 lbs) 80 pages
 

Chapter Page
    Introduction 4
    1. On care for our common home 5
    2. What is our common home? 7
    3. What is happening to our home now? 10
    4. What can I do about pollution? 13
    5. Who lives in our common home? 16
    6. How do we live in our common home? 18
    7. What can I do about how I live? 20
    8. What does Jesus in the gospels show us? 22
    9. What can I do to be more like Jesus? 24
    10. What does my faith teach me about how to live? 26
    11. What does science teach? 29
    12. What do I know about the mystery of the universe? 32
    13. What can I learn from nature? 35
    14. What are some ways I can be more creative? 37
    15. How can I practice being in harmony? 40
    16. How do I get along with people? 43
    17. Steps to making a decision to keep the peace 46
    18. How does technology help me to care? 49
    19. What does food have to do with our common home? 51
    20. What kind of games can deepen our care? 54
    21. What would a new way of being look like? 56
    22. Ways to celebrate the joy and peace 59
    23. How does the mystery of the Holy Trinity help us? 61
    24. How do I celebrate the Sabbath? 64
    25. What sacramental signs help us to remember? 66
    26. What can we do during Advent? 69
    27. What can we do during Lent? 71
    28. Mary is a model for us 74
    29. What saints are good examples of caring? 77
    30. Canticle of the Sun-Ways to celebrate Earth every day 79
 

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