TEACHING THE CHILDREN: THE CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

SOFIA CAVALLETTI

Sofia Cavalletti (1917-2011), co-foundress of the Cathechesis of the Good Shepherd, developed a three-level, nine-year method of religious education for children based on Montessori principles. A native of Rome and a Hebrew scholar, she had neither background nor interest in children’s education. But asked by a colleague in 1954 to teach a religion class to […]