The Catechetical Review - Communicating Christ for a New Evangelization

Learning through Art: The Last Supper by Ghirlandaio 1449-1494

Authored by Dr. Caroline Farey in Issue #32.3 of The Sower
It is the time of the year when many children are making their first Holy Communion. Here is a scene of Christ’s last supper, that could enrich any final session or retreat day to help children and parents enter a little more deeply into the ‘sacred mysteries’ of the Mass. It helps greatly to suggest that the participants look carefully at the picture while the gospel is read. Through the reading of the Scripture passage one can locate many details.

The rest of this online article is available for current subscribers.

Start your subscription today!


This article is from The Sower and may be copied for catechetical purposes only. It may not be reprinted in another published work without the permission of Maryvale Institute. Contact sower@maryvale.ac.uk

Articles from the Most Recent Issue

Children's Catechesis: For Freedom Christ Has Set Us Free
By Mary Mirrione
Diego is eleven years old. For years he has received religious formation through the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) in a carefully prepared environment for the religious life of children called an atrium. He is working with a material known as the “Unity and Vastness of the Kingdom of God,” a timeline that takes a long and essential view of... Read more
Catholic Schools: Catholic High School Liturgy: A “Faithful Presence Within”
By Fr. Stephen Reilly
As another Holy Day of obligation rolls by, the question arises once again about the wisdom and sustainability of current Mass provision in our Catholic schools in Scotland. In our Cathedral parish here in Motherwell, we have three Sunday Masses, but between us as clergy we normally celebrate eight Masses on Holy Days, mainly in school settings,... Read more
RCIA and Adult Faith Formation: Christian Initiation for Families: A Rescue Mission of Mercy
By Lori Smith
Having realized the growing need for a process of Christian Initiation for Families at our parish that serves unbaptized children of catechetical age and their parents , we have developed, implemented, and continue to fine-tune our rescue mission using a family approach for our mid-sized parish. One of the adjustments made is we now refer to the... Read more

Pages

Watch Tutorial Videos

We've put together several quick and easy tutorial videos to show you how to use this website.

Watch Now