Day of Discovery & Refreshment

Friday, September 13, 2019
When: November 16, 2019 all-day
Where: St. John Neumann Parish, 2230 Rochester Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Gather and Grow

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
When: October 24, 2019 – October 27, 2019 all-day
Where: Ignatius House Retreat Center, 6700 Riverside Dr, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA

A Gathering for Episcopal and Anglican Catechists in The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd You are invited to attend “Gather and Grow” – for Episcopalian and Anglican CGS Catechists to offer an opportunity to meet … Read More

100 Days of Joy

Thursday, August 1, 2019
When: September 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – December 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us as we prepare to kick off the Centenary of Gianna Gobbi’s birth, a milestone in the history of The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Gianna always preferred to fade into the background … Read More


Thursday, August 1, 2019
When: October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – October 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Washington Retreat House, 4000 Harewood Rd NE Washington DC 20017

CARA is based on the Teacher Action Research model developed for Montessori classrooms and schools by Dr. John Chattin-McNichols and Dr. Peggy Loeffler, who prepared Montessori guides to conduct in-class research to refine their practice and … Read More

Weaving Our Gifts

Thursday, August 1, 2019
When: October 3, 2019 @ 5:36 pm – October 6, 2019 @ 6:36 pm
Where: Washington Retreat House, 4000 Harewood Rd NE, Washington, DC 20017

Weaving Our Gifts, organized by the Center for Children and Theology, brings our gifts of CGS knowledge and experience together using a model of collegial presentations. Through the sharing of our studies and experiences as … Read More

Honoring the Artist: Celebrating the Centenary of Gianna Gobbi

Thursday, August 1, 2019
When: August 24, 2019 all-day
Where: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 210 Route 63 Hwy, Indianola, IA 50125

Gather with other catechists in our region as we honor Gianna Gobbi, a catechist, an artist, and Montessorian, through Material Making and revisiting Practical Life. With Special Guest  Carol Dittberner,  Formation Leader and Montessorian who … Read More

Servant Song Retreat

Monday, June 10, 2019
When: September 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – September 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Where: Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

A Servant’s Heart – Gianna Gobbi “To ‘enter into the secret of childhood’ requires of us, as adults,  both a willing spirit and a particular discipline.” Gianna Gobbi, Listening to God with Children, p. vii Gianna often … Read More

Raising Good Kids

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
When: February 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E Lincoln Dr Scottsdale, AZ, 85254

This once-in-a-lifetime conference brings together a compelling team of experts on the issues that surround child-raising in today’s complex world. Presented by the Franciscan Renewal Center and sponsored in part by the Arizona Cardinals, this … Read More