Welcome to the Religious Education and Family Life Resource Office

Location:
Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School
299 First Avenue
Pembroke, ON
K8A 5C3

Loanable resources to support Religious Education & Family Life programs:
Adult Faith, Advent-Christmas, Catholic Education, Church Teaching, Family Life, Jesus, Lent-Easter, Liturgy, Mary, Morality, Religious Education, Sacraments, Saints & Heroes, School Prayer, Scripture, Social Justice, Teacher Resource. 
Please email or call if I can assist you.

Tony Cosentino
Religious and Family Life Education
Resource Teacher
Tel: 613-732-2248
Fax: 613-732-8372
tcosentino@rccdsb.edu.on.ca

New Religious Education Elementary Curriculum Policy Document

Religious Education Policy Document  
RCCDSB Powerpoint Presentations:
1.  Introduction
2. Instructional Approach & Strategies
3. The Program in Religious Education
4.  Assessment & Evaluation of Student Achievement
5.  Some Considerations for Program Planning in Religious Education
Video Presentations:
Elementary Policy Document: Introduction (YouTube)
(First in a series covering Ontario’s 2012 elementary policy document for Religious Education in Catholic schools.  Recommended for staff inservice and PLC discussion. This introduction covers the philosophy behind Catholic education; recommended for all elementary and secondary panel Catholic teachers, administrators and SOs.)

Additional Inservicing Resources
(From Central Curriculum Cooperative Catholic Resources Page)
INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHERS & ADMINISTRATORS User Guide
)Prepared by Members of the Faith in Education Council, Catholic Curriculum Corporation
for The Institute for Catholic Education. Spring 2013)
Module A – Introduction Speaker Notes
Module A – Placemat
Module B – New Evangelization Speaker Notes
Module B – Graphic Organizer
Module C – Six Strands Speaker Notes
Module C – Placemat
RCCDSB Religious Education Pages:
Religious Education Programs Page
Religious Education Scripture Resources Page
Religious Education Online Resources Page
Religious Education Morality & Ethics Resources Page
Religious Education Social Justice Resources Page
Religious Education Sacraments Resource Page

New Family Life Education Elementary Curriculum Policy Document

Family Life Education Policy Document
Powerpoint Introductions:
Narrated Powerpoint Presentation on YouTube
(Excellent overview of revised policy document by Katharine Stevenson, Halton CDSB
Appropriate for staff inservice)
Powerpoint Introduction to New FA Policy Document
(Hosted on Catholic Curriculum Corporation website, under “Catholic Resources”)
Additional Inservicing Resources:
(From Central Curriculum Corporation Catholic Resources Web Page)
Fully Alive Learning Summaries
(Aligns FA learning summaries [pp. 122-23 policy doc] with:
– Growing Success document
– Equity & Inclusivity Strategy Document
– Health & Physical Education Policy Document [elem])
RCCDSB Family Life Education Pages:
RCCDSB Family Life Programs Page
RCCDSB Family Life Resources Page

RCCDSB Strategic Plan 2012-2017

Christian Maturity, to Life Long Learning, of Stewardship and Sustainability
RCCDSB Adult Faith Resources
Adult Faith Resources and Links
See also RCCDSB Year of Faith Resource Page
RCCDSB Stewardship Resources
10 Guiding Principles for the Environment  From the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church
17 x 11 Colour Poster (PDF) 
8.5 x 11 Colour (PDF)
See also Social Justice Resource Page
NEW:  RCCDSB Catholic Social Teaching Resources
Catholic Social Teaching – Key Principles Pamphlet
(4- page reference pamphlet with succinct definition, scripture & Church teaching reference, brief explanation for core CST themes)
Catholic Social Teaching – Key Principles Booklet
See Also RCCDSB Social Justice Resources Page 

Liturgical Resources

New English Translation of the Mass
Printable 2-sided sheet
(Easy reference sheet for students & staff)
Further Resources
RCCDSB Monthly/Seasonal Prayer Page – Scroll down to “The Mass”
RCCDSB Prayers by Theme Page
RCCDSB Eucharist Resources
Simplified Overview of the Mass –  Source and Summit of our Christian Life
(1 Page overview of the Mass:  Suitable for elementary and secondary use)
See also “Sacraments of Initiation” on Sacraments Page

Daily Mass Readings (From U.S. Bishops New American Bible)
Universalis – Liturgy of The Hours Online

Last Update:  Wednesdayday October 10th, 2014
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