God's plan of salvation, from creation to the Incarnation and Redemption to the birth of the Church at Pentecost and our life in the Church. Special emphasis on the importance of Confession, Communion and the Mass.
- Ch. 1-7: The Old Testament covenant with God.
- Ch. 8-14: Obedience through love of God and his laws. In Confession we meet Jesus in his mercy.
- Ch. 15-25: The life of Jesus and Jesus in the sacrifice of the Mass.
- Ch. 26-30: Our part in the Church born of the Holy Spirit; our relationship with Mary and the Communion of Saints.
To show third-grade students that they belong to God's chosen people and that the child's family is an important part of God's family, the Church. Also, to encourage prayer and love for God's law.