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Lesson One

What is Catechetics?

This lesson will go over basic understanding on the ministry of catechesis, what is catechetical instruction and the art of teaching of the Catholic faith in a clear and organized way.


Lesson Two

The Content of Catechesis

This lesson will concentrate on teaching the Content of Catechesis centered on Jesus Christ. Particular emphasis is placed on Sacred Tradition, Sacred Scripture and the use of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.


Lesson Three

Teaching the Story Through Sacred Scripture

This lesson will guide the catechist how to proclaim and effectively teach the Story of Salvation i.e. Salvation History as part of the yearly catechetical curriculum. Emphasis is placed on how we are part of God’s plan as children of God.


Lesson Four

Using RCIA as a Model of Instruction

This session will cover how to use the RCIA model to instruct your children in the Catholic faith. Emphasis will be placed on the general structure of the RCIA process.


Lesson Five

Teaching from the Catechism

The lesson will guide the catechist on how to effectively use the catechism of the catholic church in their catechetical instruction.


Lesson Six

Teaching the Liturgy and the Sacraments

This lesson will cover basic points on how to effectively teach from and with the Liturgy and effectively articulate the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church.


Lesson Seven

Teaching According to Age

This lesson will guide catechist on how to effectively teach at various grade levels. Emphasis will be placed on sound pedagogical principles to enhance the lesson.


Lesson Eight

Teaching Methods in Catechesis

This lesson will cover multiple teaching methods to assist the catechists in developing sound catechetical principles while teaching.


Lesson Nine

Developing Your Curriculum

The aim of this last lesson is to assist the catechist in putting everything together towards developing a sound lesson plan and curriculum for their religious education class.




Paola Quintero-Araújo
Director of Faith Formation

Marlon De La Torre, MA MEd.
Department Director for Catechesis

Lucia Romo Sanchez
Administrative Assistant

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