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  • Vista Maria Case Study

    Vista Maria first began as an orphanage by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd over 130 years ago. In 1883, 5 Sisters of the Good Shepherd came to Detroit to the Ward Mansion to establish their first home. As the Industrial Revolution went on, the home turned into 33 Sisters caring for more than 200 girls and young woman. Through the next 30 years, the home named the “House of Good Shepherd expanded their services, however did not have an adequate amount of land to provide these services. The Ford family stepped up and gave the Sisters 50 acres of land on West Warren Avenue in Dearborn Heights for just $1.00. After they were able to begin taking the steps to develop residence halls, a school, a powerhouse, and an auditorium/gymnasium, the House of Good Shepherd reopened the facility on December 8th, 1942 and renamed it Vista Maria. Vista Maria has now evolved to provide abused, neglected, and delenquent adolescent girls with emotional, psychological, spiritual, and educational guidance to facilitate their transition to adulthood as productive and contributing members of society. At the time when the Sisters first developed as an orphanage, their legacy mission was to rescue and restore women and children through providing them innovative care, support, treatment, and education. Through this mission, vulnerable youth would have the ability to heal, believe in their worth, and build skills to be able to succeed in their lives. The main responsibility was to care for women and…

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  • S Shared Christian Praxis And Cavalletti's Catechesis Of The Good Shepherd

    Blessed with the task of educating the faithful, catechists are challenged to invite others into a relationship with Christ. Over time, theologians have developed varying pedagogies meant to direct the catechist in his or her ministry, though it is important that these methods be in conformity to the Divine Pedagogy. Groome’s Shared Christian Praxis and Cavalletti’s Catechesis of the Good Shepherd draw upon the Pedagogy of God through the role of the catechist and through the means by which one…

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  • Essay On The Domitilla Catacombs

    four hills behind the main figure. The sole figure is wearing a red striped cloak with a loose-fitting t-shirt and red tights or pants. His face is geometric with simple lines illustrating the nose, eyes, and lips. If the mid-third century fresco is Christian in origin, it is the earliest known depiction of Christ as the Good Shepherd from the parable (John 10, 1-16) as “the holy shepherd who leads his flocks to pasture on the mountains and in the valley.” The religious origin of this piece…

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