Catholic Diocese of Dallas

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Getting Started as a Catechist, Mary Immaculate (Farmers Branch) August 19 & 26

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location(s): Parish Library

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 Mary Immaculate (Dallas)



Dates /Times:

Wednesdays, August 19 and 26 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Must attend the two whole sessions to receive credit.

Who should attend:

This course is for new  and returning catechists.


Mary Immaculate Church  (The class will be at the Mary Immaculate School Library)

2800 Valwood Pkwy, Farmers Branch, 75234  Map it


Lourdes Mayer, MTS

Credit Hours:


Questions and


Please contact Caroline Schutz  e-mail

Office:  972-243-7104 Ext. 40  Cell Phone: 469-243-0137

When to Arrive
Plan to arrive by 6:15 PM  to allow time to check-in.
What to Bring
Bring a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes

In-House Open

No books