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Getting Started as a Catechist- St Michael, Grand Prairie 9/3 & 9

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Getting Started as a Catechist [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

Getting Started as a Catechist at St. Micheal's, Grand Prairie



Dates /Times:

Tuesday, September 3 and Thursday Sept. 9, 7:00 P.M.-9:30 P.M.

Must attend both 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.


St. Michael the Archangel,

2910 Corn Valley Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75052  Map it


Elizabeth Seidemann

Credit Hours:


Questions about the Location

Daniel Navarette: C

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



Office Use Only:

  • PC Class
  • Books through DCS
  • Instructor: Elizabeth Seidemann