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Directory for Catechesis Virtual Series
October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021
For pastors, parish priests, deacons, lay and religious catechists responsible for formal religious instruction and sacramental preparation
Released in June 2020, the updated Directory provides guidelines for the Church’s mission of proclaiming the Gospel through catechesis and evangelization.
This series will provide an opportunity to become familiar with the content of each chapter and to share ideas on how to apply it to the pastoral work in our local Church.
Sessions will be offered via Zoom. (Link will be sent one day before each session.)
September 23: “Revelation and Its transmission and the Identity of Catechesis”
Jackie Hopper, Director of Religious Education, Diocese of Boise, Idaho
September 30: “The Catechist and the Formation of Catechists”
Susan Burdett, Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation, Our Lady of Fatima, Seattle
October 7: “The Pedagogy of the Faith and the Catechism of the Catholic Church”
Deacon Eric Paige, Director of Marriage, Family Life & Formation
October 14: “Methodology in Catechesis and Catechesis in the Lives of Persons”
Tracy Joy, Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation, St. Joseph, Vancouver
October 21: “The Christian Community as Participant in Catechesis and Catechesis in the Face of Contemporary Cultural Scenarios” Helen Oesterle, Pastoral Associate, Our Lady
of Guadalupe, Seattle
October 28: “Catechesis at the Service of the Inculturation of Faith and the Organisms at the Service of Catechesis”
Carlos Carrillo, Director of Faith Formation
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