This FREE virtual study is open to all parish catechetical leaders (including DREs, YMs, RCIA Directors, Evangelization Directors, Adult Faith Formation Directors, etc.), clergy, parents, volunteer catechists and team members, and anyone who is interested in knowing more about catechesis. Copies of the Directory for Catechesis can be purchased online from the USCCB. Make sure to read the corresponding chapter before each session! Sessions will contain a brief overview of the content followed by a group discussion on major themes, essential points, and topics of interest.
Offered Mondays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning September 21
To register for sessions, email Cathy@charlestondiocese.org.
September 21: Introduction & Chapter 1 Revelation and Its Transmission
September 28: Chapter 2 The Identity of Catechesis
October 5: Chapter 3 The Catechist
October 12: Chapter 4 The Formation of Catechists
October 19: Chapter 5 The Pedagogy of the Faith
October 26: Chapter 6 The Catechism of the Catholic Church
November 2: Chapter 7 Methodology in Catechesis
November 9: Chapter 8 Catechesis in the Lives of Persons
November 16: Chapter 9 The Christian Community as Participants in Catechesis
November 30: Chapter 10 Catechesis in the Face of Contemporary Cultural Scenarios
December 7: Chapter 11 Catechesis at the Service of the Inculturation of the Faith
December 14: Chapter 12 The Organisms at the Service of Catechesis and Conclusion