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Catechesis for Children's First Reception of the Eucharist & Reconciliation

Saturday, June 13, 2015 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location(s): Room #204 at the Community Life Center

Catechesis for Children's First Reception of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. Catechesis in preparation for the first celebration of a sacrament is a graced opportunity to invite children and their families to a deeper experience of faith. This course is intended for program directors and catechists that prepare children for the first reception of the sacraments of Penance and Reconciliation and the Eucharist.

Objectives

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

  • Understand the characteristics of effective catechesis for children's first reception of the Eucharist and the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
  • Understand how children's cognitive, emotional, social and moral development affect learning and understanding of the topic
  • Know the curriculum standards for Eucharist and First Penance and Reconciliation: objectives, concepts, Scripture passages and vocabulary.
  • Utilize a variety of hands-on activities, music, movement, and art.
  • Know how to discuss abstract concepts in a way children will understand
  • Develop a catechetical session for the classroom, including ways to share that lesson at home.

 

This is an advanced level course of 5 hours. It is an elective in the area of Methodology. Click here for a chart of the Continuing Faith Formation plan.


Catechesis for Children's First Reception of the Eucharist and the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation

About this Class

Language

English

Dates /Times:

Saturday, June 13,  from 9:00 A.M.- 2:30 P.M.

Please bring your own Bible, sack lunch and drink.

Who can attend:

Catechists or program directors/coordinators of children preparing to receive the sacraments of Eucharist and Penance and Reconciliation.

Location:

Holy Trinity Church   3811 Oak Lawn, Dallas 75219 Map it

Room #204 at the Community Life Center

Instructor:

Natalia "Charo" Lavado (Associate Director of Children´s Ministry and Children´s Sacramental Preparation, Diocese of Dallas): Sacrament of Reconciliation  

Debbie Kaluza (Director of Children´s Religious Education at St. Ann´s Parish): Sacrament of the Eucharist 

Credit Hours:

5

What to bring:
Please bring your lunch, drink, Bible, pen and a notebook to take notes.  Lunch will be 30 min.
How to register:
Please click on the black bottom.
Notes

DCS COURSE

INSTRUCTORS:

Natalia "Charo" Lavado ID 369 - First Reception of the Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation

Debbie Kaluza ID 338 - First Reception of the Sacrament of the Eucharist

NO BOOKS