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Getting Started as a Catechist - Our Lady of the Lake, Oct. 9 and 16

Thursday, October 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Course #202. Getting Started as a Catechist introduces new catechists to some basics that will help them take their first steps as catechists. They will learn how to set up their classroom space, how to create an appropriate social climate for catechesis, appropriate ways to use creative activities, and the basics of session planning.


At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create the physical environment for catechesis
  • Provide a social environment in which faith can be nurtured
  • Use creative activities in learning
  • Develop successful lesson plans
  • Develop good behavior management and discipline techniques
  • Help learners pray together


This is a beginner level course of 5 hours. Beginner courses are pre-requisites designed for catechists to complete before starting or soon after beginning their catechetical ministry. Click here for a chart of the Continuing Faith Formation plan.

About this Class: Getting Started as a Catechist



Dates /Times:

Thursdays October 9 and 16, 6:30 P.M.-9:00 P.M.

Must attend the two sessions to receive credit.

Who may attend:

Anyone who is beginning as a catechist or who is an existing catechist without the proper methodological training and wishes to improve in their ministry.


Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

1305 Damascus Rd, Rockwall, TX 75087   map it


Sara Campbell

Credit Hours:


Questions about the Location or this Class

Contact Sara Campbell  | 972-961-9384

When to Arrive
Plan to arrive by 6:15 P.M. to allow time to check-in, get a name tag and pick up your book.
Please park in lower parking lot and enter through the glass doors on the west side of the building, by the playground (not by circle drive).  Doors will unlock at 6:00pm and will lock again at 6:45 pm.  Light snacks will be served to welcome all participants.
What to Bring
Bring a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.


To Register

Click on the blue button. Only register once for this course that has two sessions.


For office use only

  • In-house class
  • 5 hr Credit