Item description for The Mass Book for Children by Rosemarie Gortler, Donna Piscitelli & Mimi Sternhagen...
Overview Explains what happens and when during a mass, from start to finish, with Bible quotes giving a background for what is taking place.
Publishers Description Here's a delightful way to introduce your little ones to Jesus in the Eucharist. With its captivating writing style and charming art, The Mass Book for Children not only teaches young children the parts of the Mass, but also shows them why joining in this joyful gathering is an experience of love. Entertaining and educational, The Mass Book for Children is perfect for home or classroom. Go to page 52 to find out more about these other books, also by written by Rosemarie Gortler and Donna Piscitelli, illustrated by Mimi Sternhagen, Just Like Mary and Little Acts of Grace.
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Studio: Our Sunday Visitor
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.05" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
Publisher OUR SUNDAY VISITOR #1214
ISBN 1592760759 ISBN13 9781592760756
Availability 0 units.
More About Rosemarie Gortler, Donna Piscitelli & Mimi Sternhagen
Rosemarie Gortler is an R.N. and a licensed professional counselor. She is also a eucharistic minister, a member of the Secular Franciscan Order, and a volunteer for Project Rachel. Rosemarie and her husband, Fred, have five children and eight grandchildren.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Mass Book for Children?
Perfect for toddlers and PreK children Jun 19, 2007
This little gem of a book will give you tiny lessons to share with your children so they learn how to behave at Mass. A companion to "Just Like Mary" your children will want you to read this one over and over as they learn to love Christ present in the Mass.
Wonderful Resource Feb 3, 2007
I already had Little Acts of Grace and Just Like Mary, both lovely little books, so I was surprised by the previous reviewer's rating and opinion of the illustrations. I recieved my own copy yesterday, and it is just as wonderful as the other two. The lessons are all "bite-sized" for little learners, and the illustrations are beautiful, even the one in question. There is no look of fear or apprehension on the angels faces, only sadness, which we should all feel at that moment! For helping to teach preschoolers about our Catholic faith, these books are absolutely charming, and you shouldn't hesitate at all in buying them.
Always preview before buying! Jan 22, 2007
I had not seen this book before, but was familiar with the illustrator's work on the Little Acts of Grace book. The text of this book is very nice, but a bit wordy in places, however,I was extremely disappointed with the illustration on page 35. It shows Jesus on the cross with blood pouring out from his wrists going into cups being held by two little angels. The expression on the one angel's face is one of apprehension and almost fear like. It is totally too graphic and disturbing and I will not use this book with my students because of it. Too bad to have just one illustration ruin the whole book.
A Gem!! Feb 27, 2006
I have purchased this book for my children, godchildren, and First Communion Class students! It is so wonderful to find a book that teaches children the truths of our Catholic Faith in a way that is simple yet eloquent. This book does not water down our Faith or dumb it down... The children love it.