Catechist Formation

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Formation for Parish Catechists
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Parish Catechist Certificate

Over the course of two years, those who pass on the faith to others in faith formation programs, youth ministry, or sacramental preparation are asked to complete the following:

Foundational Level I (completed within one year of beginning)

  • Creed
  • Eucharist
  • Sacraments
  • Catechesis 101

Certified Level II (completed within two years of beginning)

  • Morality
  • Prayer
  • Scripture
  • Theology of the Body

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Books of the Bible
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For reinforcement of topics or to continue formation!
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Joe Paprocki’s Catechist’s Journey 
Sharing the Journey of Teaching the Catholic Faith

Joe covers topics such as
Your role as a Catechist
Lesson Planning and Preparation
Choosing Learning Activities
Preparing the Learning Environment
Leading Reflective Prayer
Polishing Your Technique
10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Become a More Effective Catechist

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Must-Own Books for Catechists
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Catechetical Formation in Chaste Living
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