Next week we are starting Josefina studies. Pdf is here: Josefina (times, dates and additional info included). Main themes for this session:

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Optional additional reading about saints and history:

Most of the saints we will learn about are in Loyola Kids Book of Saints (ages 6-10)

Week 1: Any book about St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Week 2: These books can be read throughout the whole course of study. Students who will write a book report are asked to deliver it by Week 5. They would present it at our Fiesta party.

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Week 3: My family visited three of the missions last summer and I have Bl. Serra’s diary which parts we will read in class. Anything about California Missions (Caution: some of the books will not tell the true story about the missions, implying cruelty of the Franciscan methods of evangelization – simply omit these parts :-))

Week 4 & 5: Books about Alamo and Davy Crockett or History of Mexico.


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