This year's Program of Inserts is entitled The Seven Sacraments: Sure Path to Virtue, which focuses nine monthly Inserts on the Sacraments. Grounded in the teachings of The Baltimore Catechism, these monthly Inserts reinforce a deeper understanding of the theology of each Sacrament and the wonderful graces that God gives to those who receive them with the right intention. 39 weekly inserts feature a Saint or Feast or Liturgical Season tied to the Catholic Liturgical Calendar for that week in the current school year, including canonized Popes, martyrs and missionaries, Advent, Christmastide, Lent, Holy Week, and Easterride. The Program feastures 160 beautiful, dignified, and inspiring illustrations as teaching instruments in full-color.
Every year for the past eight years, Heroes of Grace has offered a new program of weekly and monthly Inserts designed to enrich students, catechists, and families in the beauties of Catholic culture--the Saints, Virtues, Feasts, and Devotions that help to bring the Faith to life and inspire deeper appreciation and more faithful observance of the Faith as handed down from the Apostles. The progrtam is designed to be very easy to administer and teach and very inexpensive to run.
One sheet of paper per recipient, copied front and back from the Program Packet originals ($80), meets the needs of all those participating--Students, Catechists, and Families. The front of the Insert features a Primary Treatment--simple stories in large type with large full-color pictures for Grades 1-4; the back of the Insert provides an In-Depth Treatment with more full-color pictures and sidebars geared to Grades 5-Adult, including Catechists, Parents, RCIA & Confirmation Candidates, Youth Groups, and Adult Ed Programs.
The Program is also available as a CD of pdfs (at $60) that can be easily emailed to Catechists and/or Parents. Pdfs can also be displayed on white boards for classroom use. The Program Packet of Inserts and CD can be purchased together for $90. A CD of jpgs is available upon request to paste directly into Bulletins and Newsletters.
Older students often use the Primary Treatment stories and pictures to become familiar with the subject matter, and
younger students enjoy having the In-Depth material explained to them by Catechists and/or Parents. Makes a great Family Activity! Purchase of Program Packet or CD includes reproduction rights for your Program only.
For individuals who would like to participate in the Heroes of Grace 2018-19 Program, the Insert Program is converted into a spiralbond book of 102 pages that preserves the Primary and In-Depth Treatments of each subject on facing pages. This format is ideal for Homeschool Families, Confirmation Candidates, or as a Gift for anyone who would like to enhance their knowledge of the Saints, the Sacraments, Liturgical Feasts, and Catholic Devotions. The Book format does not include reproduction rights and sells for $20.
A Program of 7 one-page flyers intended to encourage parents to faithfully attend Holy Mass every Sunday with their children. Each features a full-color illustration and a brief discussion of one specific point. Flyers can be copied and passed out or sent as emails to families. Explains the positive reasons why God asks us to come to Him weekly to be fed by His Word and His Sacrament. $10.