Chosen is designed to offer teens a life-changing experience as they journey through their Catholic faith in all its richness and vitality. Initially conceived as a Confirmation program, it became evident during development that Chosen’s content goes beyond sacramental preparation.
In response to the very high level of interest from early reviewers, educators, and group leaders—and to the enthusiasm from various experts involved in the project—Chosen has been produced in two formats: a Confirmation edition and a general Faith Formation edition.
Praise for Chosen
“The examples that they use in the videos are really relatable and you can understand them, it’s not just people lecturing you.” Cassie T., age 13
“We can see already that the Chosen program is going to give them means to remain firmly rooted in Christ. Students said that it was very clear to them that the presenters were passionate about what they were talking about, and were seriously and lovingly interested in them.” Sr. Paschalina Marie, St. Peter’s Parish, Spokane, WA
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Why Two Editions?
Both Chosen formats offer the same dynamic and powerful twenty-four lessons, differing only in the emphasis that key sessions of the Confirmation edition place on sacramental preparation.
Together, both editions give parishes the flexibility to reach teens in virtually any situation, including Confirmation prep, youth groups, school and parish religious education, whole family catechesis, RCIA, home use, or any setting that calls for engaging and inspirational catechetical teaching.
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Filmed on locations all around the U.S. and internationally, Chosen features 12 of the Church’s leading youth experts and catechists whose dynamic personalities and passion for the faith will both inspire and motivate teens. This team includes: Chris Stefanick, Jackie Francois Angel, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Brian Butler, Jason Evert, Fr. Mike Schmitz, Chris Padgett, Sarah Swafford, Fr. Mark Toups, Mary Ann Weisinger, Leah Darrow and the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia (Nashville Dominicans).
Comprehensive. Relevant. Effective.
- • Calls teens to a personal encounter with Jesus Christ.
- • Visually stunning, fast-paced videos, filmed in more than fifty locations throughout the U.S. and internationally.
- • Featuring twelve top youth experts presenting the faith in new and unexpected ways.
- • Effective methodology based on the RCIA model (i.e., pre-evangelization, evangelization, catechesis, and discipleship) and grounded in the Catechism and Scripture.
- • Easy to implement, with step-by-step leader’s notes and flexible scheduling options.
- • Connects with teens and inspires them on multiple levels—intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
- • Evangelizes the whole family.
- • Rich offering of free, continually updated online resources, including downloads for a Retreat, Penance Service, Examination of Conscience, and more.
The growing list of Chosen resources and materials…
HOW CHOSEN COMPARES TO OTHER PROGRAMS
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