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Getting Started as a Catechist- Prince of Peace (2/2)

Thursday, September 4, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM








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:

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 and Thursday September 4, 2014

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.


Prince of Peace Parish

 5100 W. Plano Pkwy, Plano TX 75093 


Maria Dempsey

Credit Hours:


Questions about the Location

Contact Kay Elliott at  972-380-2100 X158

When to Arrive
On the first day, plan to arrive by 6:45 P.M. to allow time to check-in, get a name tag and pick up your book.
What to Bring
Bring a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.
Register online by clicking the blue button below.

For office use only:

  • PC Course
  •  Books through DCS