Grades K-7: The Word of Life curriculum published by Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press is a New Vision for Catechesis.
Word of Life uses Four Golden Catechetical Threads:
1. Salvation History
Revealing God’s presence and plan throughout history and our place in that plan.
2. Christian Anthropology
The true human story that answers the questions about our real identity, why we are here, and who are we called to be.
3. Heroic Virtue & Character Formation
By cooperating with God’s grace and the supernatural virtues, we find our true dignity and purpose and are able to live with heroic virtue and character.
4. Learning through Discipleship
Catechesis that shows why the faith matters and nurtures a deepening integration of the faith in daily life through Christian discipleship. An Integrated Approach to Catechesis An engaging and relevant kerygmatic catechesis young learners enjoy through a blended learning model of textbook, online learning interactions, and engaging video enhancements. State-of-the-art digital components allow young learners and parents to interact with dynamic faith formation materials in the classroom and at home. An authentic and comprehensive program for children and parents, providing a complete family faith formation with Word of Life materials and the expansive digital library of the Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press.