Classes include: Preaching the Gospel, Evangelization, Catechesis, Norms and Criteria, Pedagogy and Methodology, Those to be Catechized, Catechesis in Special Situations, The Ministry of Catechesis, Loci and Means of Catechesis, Organizing Catechesis
This course is designed for those who will coordinate ministry programs and/or train catechists for classroom ministry. This course will look at practical considerations, leadership models and theories to advance leadership training in your parish catechetical program.
Classes include: Leadership Styles, Leading Others, Mentorship, Communication, Moral Leadership, Team Building (Community), Liturgical Leader, Social Justice Leader, Ecumenical Leader, and Jesus the Model of Leadership
This course will look at practical considerations, training models and theories to advance leadership training in your parish catechetical program.
Classes include: Training Adults, Recruiting: Volunteers, Recruiting: Participation, Leading A Faith Formation Program, Training: Trainers/Catechists, Training: Principles of Learning, Training: Challenges and Concerns, Keeping the Fire Alive, Mystagogy: Not just for RCIA, The Great Commission
This course presents an overview of the RCIA program and its various adaptations. It also include practical and administrative considerations and suggestions for liturgy planning.
Classes include: The Catechumenate of Old vs. Today, The Church's Best Kept Secret, Period of Evangelization and PreCatechumenate, The Catechumenate, Purification and Enlightenment, Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation, Mystagogy, Exceptional Cases, Administrative Duties for the RCIA Coordinator, Selecting your RCIA Team.
This course is designed for those who over-see religious education programs and addresses policies, procedures and administration of various programs, including parish religious education, youth ministry, school catechist, sacrament preparation.
Classes Include: Parish Program Coordinator, Employment Policies and Procedures, Parish Catechist, School Principal, School Teacher, Childhood Development in Teaching the Faith, Learning Styles, Infant Baptism, First Penance and First Eucharist, Confirmation