This DVD includes three films on the sacraments of initiation for young people: THE NEW BIRTH DAY CLUB: A VIDEO ON BAPTISM is for children in grades 1-5 and is 12 minutes long. This spirited video tells the story of Charlie and his desire to become a member of a community, the New Birth Day Club. Through the building of a clubhouse and the initiation of Charlie into this neighborhood club, the meaning of the symbols and gestures used in the rites of Baptism are explored. THE SPIRIT AND CONFIRMATION is for children in grades 5-9. Part One is 13 minutes long and Part Two is 14 minutes long. These programs challenge us to see the Spirit revealed as giver of life, giver of gifts and keeper of promises. Part One explores: Who is the Spirit? When has the Spirit been present in salvation history? What are our experiences of the Spirit in our daily living, in the life of Jesus, the Church and world? How do we use our gifts in the service of others? What are the fruits of the Spirit? Part Two explores: What is the work of the Spirit? What scriptural images speak of the Spirit? What are the seven traditional gifts of the Spirit? How do we ritually celebrate the presence of the Holy Spirit in the Sacrament of Confirmation? How does the Spirit breathe in the sacraments of initiation? WHO IS THE SPIRIT? s for children in grades 1-4 and is 12 minutes long. This video invites children to become more familiar with the working of the Holy Spirit as friend, helper and teacher of the message of Jesus. Children explore the gestures and actions of Confirmation and discover how to use their gifts to make the world a better place.
Media ID: 61311
Length: 51 Min.
Publisher: St. Anthony Messenger Press
Level: P-JH

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult