Alive in The Spirit!: Family Book
, Catherine Ecker
Number of pages: 48
Confirmation preparation for young people, ages 12-14.
In Alive in the Spirit!, the sacraments are understood as revealing the action of God in our lives. Candidates are invited to learn to listen to the call God has made to them since baptism, and to ask for God's help when they live their lives at the Lord's table.
This Novalis Confirmation program:
- uniquely addresses the question about the appropriate age for Confirmation
- is experientially based and ritually centred
- has strong catechesis orientation
- features user-friendly Leader's Guides to provide catechists with all the tools for success
- connects young Catholics and their families to their local parish
- offers easy faith-enriching activities for busy families to do
Margaret Bick, religious education consultant for the Metropolitan Toronto Roman Catholic Separate School Board, Canada's largest Roman Catholic school board, holds a Masters degree in Liturgy from the University of Notre Dame. She gives workshops in various areas of liturgy and writes on liturgy for several Canadian publications.
has many years of catechetical experience leading children and young people in sacramental preparation. She is coordinator for RCIA preparation in her diocese.