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Getting Started as a Catechist, Our Lady of Lourdes (Dallas) Sat. June 6

Saturday, June 6, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Getting Started as a Catechist (Course #202) 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 beginner level course

Getting Started as a Catechist at Our Lady of Lourdes (Dallas)



Dates /Times:

Saturday, June 6 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Must attend the whole course to receive credit.

Please bring your own drink and sack lunch.

Who should attend:

This course is for new catechists who are catechizing children from grade 1 to 8


Our Lady of Lourdes 5605 Bernal Dr. Dallas, 75212  Map it


Natalia "Charo" Lavado

Credit Hours:


To register:

Please click on the black botton.

When to Arrive
Plan to arrive by 8:45 am to allow time to check-in.
What to Bring
Bring a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.




BOOKS THROUGH DCS: Getting Started as a Catechist ID#19

INSTRUCTOR: Natalia "Charo" Lavado