Santa Clara University


Curriculum for Christmas/Epiphany       

Catechetical instruction for children based on the Sunday readings of the Christian Church during Christmas and Epiphany. Lesson plans include a short exegesis of the readings, application to a children’s book, and the virtue that is common to the Bible readings and the children’s book, activities to extend the understanding of the virtue, practical advice for incorporating the virtue in an age-appropriate manner. Examples of the children’s books include such favorites as A Light in Every Window and Dear Children of the Earth.