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New Booklet by Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, Offers ‘Mini-Retreats’ for Catechists

July 16, 2019, Detroit – Catechists often need inspiration and encouragement in their vital ministry of offering religious education to children. In her latest booklet, Present Moment Prayer for Catechists, Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, offers just that. 

Using the words of Pope Francis, Sister Janet provides mini-retreats to help catechists find new ways to integrate their ministry with their prayer life. She also offers new opportunities for prayer and reflection and practical suggestions for daily life.

A retreat leader and a consultant for catechists and adult faith formation leaders, Sister Janet also once served as Director of Adult Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Detroit. She is a recipient the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) Distinguished Service Award.

Sister Janet has written numerous books and resources for catechists, including Spirituality for Catechists and The Creed: A Catechist’s Guide. She also writes annual Advent reflection booklets.

Copies of Present Moment Prayer for Catechists are available at the Weber Center Shop. Call 517-266-4035 or email webershop@adriandominicans.org. Copies are also available through Twenty-Third Publications.


Sister Janet Schaeffler's New Books Focus on Advent, Teaching Children about Jesus

September 12, 2017, Detroit – Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, prolific author and speaker on adult faith formation and religious education, recently published two new books. 

A Glorious Light Is Coming, a collection of prayers and reflections for Advent 2017, offers daily reminders on how to look for sparks of God’s light and love in the darkest of hours. Sister Janet’s second new book, How to Talk to Children about Jesus, gives parents practical tips on how to discuss with their children Jesus’ life, death, resurrection, and major teachings, and suggests family activities and prayers. 

A retreat leader and a consultant for catechists and adult faith formation leaders, Sister Janet also once served as Director of Adult Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Detroit. She is a recipient the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) Distinguished Service Award.

Sister Janet’s new books can be ordered online through the links provided above or through the Weber Shop at Weber Retreat and Conference Center, 517-266-4035 or webershop@adriandominicans.org.

 

 


 

 

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