Called to Echo the Good News: Summer Catechist Formation

Date/Time

Called to Echo the Good News: Summer is a one-week Catechist Formation event running Monday-Thursday, July 30-August 2.  Previously this event was planned to include a second week of courses but due to low registrations during that second week those courses have been cancelled.  

All courses in the Diocese of Lansing Catechist Formation program will be offered, including the new Kerygma Encounter Retreat.  All Catechists (including Catholic school teachers) who have not yet attended are expected to attend the Kerygma Encounter Retreat. 

Register online at the link above!  Use the schedule below or on the PDF to plan which classes to sign up for.

 

Note that this flyer includes a schedule for week two which has been cancelled as of Wednesday July 25, 2018.

 

$25 for Kerygma Encounter Retreat (all day)

$15 per course

 

Schedule:

Week 1

MONDAY, JULY 30

KERYGMA ENCOUNTER (9:00-3:45 PM)

SESSION 1 (9:00-10:45 PM)

      Topic 13 Sacraments

SESSION 2 ( 11:00 AM-12:45 PM)

      Topic 14 Prayer

SESSION 3 (2:00-3:45 PM)

      Topic 15 Overview of the Bible

 

TUESDAY, JULY 31

SESSION 1 (9:00-10:45 PM)

     Topic 1 Ministry of the Catechist

     Topic 16 Old Testament Themes

SESSION 2 (11:00 AM– 12:45 PM)

     Topic 2 Learning Process & Faith Development

     Topic 17 Key People of the Old Testament

     Topic 18 The Gospels

SESSION 3 (2:00-3:45 PM)

     Topic 6 What is Faith

     Topic 3 Lesson Planning & Using the Text as a Tool.

SESSION 4 (6:00-7:45 PM)

     VIRTUS  - This class is FREE. You MUST pre-register at VIRTUS.org.  Check with your DRE for any details.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

SESSION 1 (9:00-10:45 AM)

     Topic 7 Mystery of the Triune God

     Topic 19 Acts and Letters

SESSION 2 (11:00 AM– 12:45 PM)

     Topic 8 Creation and Incarnation

     Topic 4 Some Effective Catechetical Techniques

SESSION 3 (2:00-3:45 PM)

     Topic 9 Jesus Christ

     Topic 5 Managing Student Behavior

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

SESSION 1 (9:00-10:45 AM)

     Topic 10 Mary, The Saints & Eternal Life

     Topic 20 Using the Bible with Different Age Groups

SESSION 2 (11:00 AM-12:45 PM)

     Topic 11 The Church

     Topic 21 Moral Development

SESSION 3 (2:00-3:45 PM)

     Topic 12 Liturgy

      Topic 22 Catechesis and Social Teaching