There is a new Directory for Catechesis!
We will be discussing aspects of the new directory at our CATECHIST BRUNCH on August 28 and during the year. You will receive a participant guide so you can learn more about it! You can find out more here:
New Directory for Catechesis
Participant Manual: https://www.usccb.org/resources/Participant%20Manual_DFC_0.pdf
Playlist of videos from the USCCB:
Extra Lessons that benefits our Curriculum
ROOTED: Ruah Woods Press
Light To The Nations in Grade 6 & 7
CATECHIST IN-SERVICE AND CERTIFICATION CLASSES
Have you thought about helping our kids keep the faith? Want to take a few classes and get ready? Want to just find out more?
Take these classes online at the Rockford Diocese website. Get your passwords from Donna Doherty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Catechists are expected at In-Service classes.
CATECHIST IN-SERVICE - 9/28/22
Ocean of Mercy PowerPoint (video coming soon!)
Catechists and Aides will have a copy of handouts in their class folders.
UPCOMING CATECHIST IN-SERVICES
Tuesday, October 25 - 6:30-8:00pm
Tuesday, January 24 - 6:30-8:00pm
OCTOBER 15 - VIRTUAL
9:00am: Mary, the Saints,and the Afterlife with Cindy
10:15am: Catholic Social Teaching with Donna
Virtual Classes to be offered on October 15, 2022
Register to get link: https://www.ceorockford.org/catechetical-leader-training/
Can you complete Level 2 this year? These classes will prepare you! Click on the picture above to register for these free virtual classes! You can take these classes in any order.
VOLUNTEER DOCUMENTS TO READ & Empowering God's Children CERTIFICATION
Contact the office for more information about becoming a volunteer. All volunteers need to register at www.virtus.org. We can help you get started!
How does this impact classes?
Catechist Formation Lessons
Formation - Youtube
What is Spirituality? https://youtu.be/VfNlhmHgquA?list=PL14C4C5D4C40DCA10
What is Christian Spirituality? https://youtu.be/mBh4AqHXg5A?list=PL14C4C5D4C40DCA10
Spirituality and the Catechist: https://youtu.be/Kiy1VA4f7Ww?list=PL14C4C5D4C40DCA10
3 Minute Retreat for Meditation
Learn more about the 6 TASKS OF CATECHESIS with this PowerPoint!
Some of our challenges and extra-curricular activities during classes this year:
Don't forget the Children's Bulletins!