Altaration: The Mystery of the Mass Revealed Starter Pack
The Mass as Teens Have Never Seen it Before
Altaration addresses head-on one of the biggest problems we all face: how do we get Catholic teens to appreciate the awesome beauty and mystery of the Mass…and to actually look forward to attending and participating?
Through a unique learning experience, including powerful cinematography and workbook resources, teens will come to see the Mass and the priesthood in a dramatically new way. Altaration is designed to stir thought, create conversation, dispel myths, and inspire young souls to a deep and lasting love for the Mass. The goal of Altaration is not to fill teens’ heads with information but to pierce their hearts with transformation.
After experiencing the “why” behind the “what” of the Mass, Catholic teens will…
- Enter prepared,
- Participate with sincerity,
- And exit with purpose!
Featuring some of the very best Catholic speakers, stunning cinematography, and dynamic and engaging workbook materials, Altaration meets teens where they are and speaks to their hearts and minds in a language they can understand. Not only will they be taken on a comprehensive and surprising walk through the richness of the Mass, they will also be invited into the throne room … and into the very heart of God.
The Starter Pack contains everything a leader needs to begin the Altaration study:
- The 3-DVD Set (five sessions, approximately 20 min. each†) features some of the top Catholic youth presenters in the church today, including Mark Hart, Jackie Francois Angel, Fr. Mike Schmitz, Chris Stefanick and Fr. Josh Johnson. The program also features music from acclaimed Catholic musicians Ike Ndolo and Emily Wilson. † With the exception of Lesson 5, which is a dynamic, 60-minute specially formatted walk through the Mass.
- The Student Workbook is a key element of the Altaration program and serves to both expand on and reinforce the powerful video presentations. It includes starter stories, group questions, prayers, weekly challenges, vocabulary words, a rich appendix, cycle of readings, and more. Each teen should have a Student Workbook.
- The Leader’s Guide provides the framework and content a catechist needs to guide teens through the Altaration learning experience. It includes the entire content of the student workbook, plus a program overview, planning and scheduling resources, leader’s notes, session overviews and objectives, and much more.
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