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to the CANA Catechetical Resource Center. If you're new to this resource we believe you'll find it indispensable in your teaching. The CANA Catechetical Resource Center is an online resource for Orthodox Christian educators. At its heart is the CANA Curriculum, an instructional model based on the story of Christ's first miracle.

Now Available

The CANA High School Currriculum Grade 9 Unit 1 now available. It consists of two introductory articles and twelve lessons. The entire unit is 172 pages.

Student Sheets

These sheets are designed to be downloaded, printed, copied, and handed out to the students in the class. All are in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

The INTRODUCTION button takes you to an animated overview of the CANA Curriculum (this is a Macromedia Flash presentation, which requires the Flash plugin and 800 x 600 VGA monitor.


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About the CANA Center

At the wedding at Cana Jesus miraculously changed water into wine. Likewise, hearts and minds can be transformed by the Holy Spirit through your teaching. This is a profound responsibility, for as St. Theophan the Recluse stated, "Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy."

The CANA Catechetical Resource Center, an initiative of the Department of Religious Education, is designed to be a hub of the community of Orthodox Christian educators, providing you with the timely, dynamic teaching resources you need

The CANA Curriculum is at the heart of the Center's services. This curriculum model is based on an integrated approach to Orthodox Religious education that looks not only at the learner, but at the entire community and context of the educational experience.