Lent and Easter DVDs

The latest Resources for Creative Teaching Newsletter page features some of the DVDs available through the Sidney Media Center of the Northern Area Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  The DVDs listed are some of the more popular resources.  Make your reservation early by sending an email to sidneymediacenter@catholiccincinnati.org

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IS YOUR MYSTAGOGIA MISSING?

Perhaps the most difficult period of RCIA to coordinate is the Period of Mystagogia.  It is designed to be a time for Neophytes to grasp the meaning of the Paschal Mystery and make it part of their lives.  Is Your Mystagogia Missing? is a ten page resource from the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan which offers suggestions for breaking open the Easter Vigil experience, things to do with Neophytes during the Easter Season, and catechetical and service suggestions.  Borrow a copy from the Sidney Media Center at sidneymediacenter@catholiccincinnati.org or find it on the web site of the Federation of the Diocesan Liturgical Commissions at www.FDLC.org.

Ashes to Glory – DV 410

Ashes to Glory provides 47 short reflections for each day of Lent to prepare the viewer for Easter.  Each day contains a brief devotion (2-3 minutes) that reflects on a treasured song, poem, tradition, Scripture, character of the Passion story, or work of art that enhances the meaning of the season.  Some of the topics include: Ash Wednesday, When does Lent begin, When is Easter, The Praying Hands, The Pilgrim’s Progress, Footwashing, The Paschal candle, Pieta, Nicodemus, The Ascension, Pontius Pilate, Barabbas, Judas Iscariot, Doubting Thomas, Gethsemane, Maunday Thursday and Holy Saturday.

To reserve this DVD contact the Sidney Media Center of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati sidneymediacenter@catholiccincinnati.org