From the Annunciation to the Epiphany, the beloved Christmas story is told through the eyes, words and delightful imagination of children. Away in a Manger
was made in partnership with the Office of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
of the Archdiocese of Toronto.
The Good Shepherd Catechesis
is an approach to the religious formation/development of children from birth through adolescence. The Good Shepherd Catechesis highlights essential aspects of the Christian message that nurture the child’s need to love and be loved and the child’s capacity to enjoy God’s presence in her/his life. It is rooted in the Bible, the liturgy of the Church, and the educational principles of Maria Montessori.
Away in a Manger was made with children from Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program in the Archdiocese of Toronto and filmed in the "Atrium" where the program is held at St. Benedict's Parish in Toronto.