Saints for Kids: 32 Friends of Jesus DVD

Saints for Kids: 32 Friends of Jesus DVD
Item# 9780819872814
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Product Description

Ideal for ages 3-8, this compilation presents animated stories of saints that will captivate and inspire young viewers. Each four-minute story highlights a particular saint who has followed Jesus and been strengthened by his teaching. Including saints from different times, cultures, genders, and age groups, this collection introduces children to a variety of saints. Each saintly portrait contains a brief biography of the saint, a historical context for understanding the saint's times, and an explanation of how the saint relates to today and how he or she can help us in our daily lives. Following each story is a prayer and a discussion question to engage young viewers in their learning experience. The length of the movie segments and the interactive applications make this teaching resource ideal for parents, teachers, and catechists.

Containing stories of converts, martyrs, servants, patrons, missionaries, miracle workers, preachers, apostles, and writers of the faith, children are introduced to the following role models and faith heroes:

  • Mary, Lucian of Antioch, Anthony of Egypt,Paul,Thomas Aquinas, John Bosco, Valentine, Margaret of Cortona, Frances of Rome, Joseph, Mark the Evangelist, Catherine of Siena, Ida, Rita, Philip Neri, Aloysius Gonzaga, Peter, Benedict Anne and Joachim, Clare, Matthew, Francis of Assisi, Luke, Elizabeth and Zechariah, Martin of Tours, Albert the Great, Cecilia, Andrew, Nicholas, Ambrose, Lucy, Stephen

    Features & Benefits:

  • Reformatted into DVD from best-selling VHS series
  • Provides children with an audio-visual experience of the saints
  • Contains bonus cartoon segment based on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi
  • Offers prayers and discussion questions
  • Provides introductory or supplemental material for lessons in classrooms, homes, and religious education programs
  • Order of segments based on the liturgical year and feast days
  • Encourages discipleship and devotion to the saints
  • Embraces multicultural identities

    DVD Details

  • Color
  • Languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese
  • Running Time: 2:20 on two DVDs

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