RCIA Workshop: Pastoral aspect of RCIA before and in the Pre-Catechumenate Period

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Dear friends in RCIA journey,

 

Peace be with you. We are pleased to invite you to the following RCIA Workshop:

 

RCIA Workshop: Pastoral aspect of RCIA before and in the Pre-Catechumenate Period

Date:                11 May 2019 (Saturday)
Time:             
  9.30am - 1.00pm
Venue:              CAEC, 2 Highland  Road, Singapore 549102        

Contribution:  Waived
                         (
Notwithstanding the waiver of contribution, participants are required to register for all courses and events to assist us in booking of appropriate rooms, printing of materials and arrangement of tea and snacks, etc. In the event of foreseeable no-shows, we encourage participants to inform the office in advance to help prevent wastage of resources.)
 

OBJECTIVE / TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION
At the end of the workshop, RCIA team members will have a better understanding of the pastoral issues and focus before and during the pre-catechumenate period of the RCIA process and be given an opportunity to formulate strategies to address the pastoral aspects of the process for the parish. The areas for discussion include: 

  • Building an RCIA team to support the pastoral aspect of RCIA,
  • Ensuring a 'Person to Person' Endeavour in your parish outreach,
  • Working towards Welcome Night,
  • Understanding the tasks of RCIA within the Period of Evangelisation and the Precatechumenate,
  • Working towards ROA and / or Rite of Welcoming

Note:  Participants will be given pre-workshop materials in preparation for the workshop.
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • RCIA Coordinators  
  • RCIA Core Team members
  • RCIA Catechists
  • RCIA Sponsors
  • Catholics interested in RCIA process

REGISTRATION
Please register before 6 May 2019. 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND ACCESS TO CURRICULUM

FCC (FOUNDATIONAL CATECHESIS COURSE)

The FCCs are the recommended foundational requirements for all catechists, including CGS, home-based, special needs and RCIA. It consists of the following modules:-

  • Intro to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods
  • The Five Strategies of the Virtue Project ™
  • Learning to Listen and Facilitate

In addition to the FCCs, the BCCs are the recommended requirements as follows: -

BCC (BASIC CATECHESIS COURSE)

  • BCC – Introduction to Morality
  • BCC – Catholic Social Teaching*
         *Pre-requisite for this module is the BCC  Introduction to Morality module.
  • BCC – Human Sexuality*
         *Pre-requisite for this module is the BCC  Introduction to Morality module.
  • BCC – Scripture
  • BCC – Liturgy: The Mass
  • BCC – Evangelisation and Mission retreat (or other selected retreats*) and workshop.
         *Catechists who have attended the following retreats at least 3 years before completing their certificate are not required to attend the Evangelisation and Mission retreat as part of completion of the Basic Catechesis Course requirements:
  • Conversion Experience Retreat by the Catholic Spirituality Centre.
  • AWAKEN retreat by Catholic Spirituality Centre.
  • The First Spiritual Exercises Retreat by Kingsmead Centre.
  • Life in the Spirit (LISS) - please contact formation@catechesis.org.sg for a list of endorsed organisers.
  • Labourers in the Vineyard by the Office for the New Evangelisation
  • Watchmen Retreat by the Office for the New Evangelisation

Catechists are required to complete all the modules within 3 years in order to receive their Certificate of Completion.

Catechists who have attended previous courses but have yet to hand in their assignments are encouraged to attend the courses again as a REFRESHER.

ATTENDANCE: 
Participants who are more than 30 minutes late will be deemed absent.

COURSE NOTES: 
All course notes will only be available for download via an url link, on the day of the course/event.

ACCESS TO CHILDREN'S & YOUTH CATECHETICAL CURRICULUM

Pre-requisites for access to Children's Curriculum (Foundation Year 1 to Level 6):

  • 100% attendance of Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods (Children’s track)

Pre-requisite for access to Youth Curriculum Levels 7 and 8:

  • 100% attendance for Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods
    (Youth Track)
  • Completed written assignment given out during ICP&CM module.

Pre-requisite for access to Youth Curriculum Levels 9 and 10:

  • 100% attendance for Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods (Youth Track)
  • Completed written assignment given out during ICP&CM module
  • Sufficient facilitators from parish sent for Learning to Listen and Facilitate module based on ratio of 12 youths to 1 facilitator

100% attendance for Learning to Listen and Facilitate module by parish facilitators

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Please feel free to contact us at formation@catechesis.org.sg should you need further clarification or have any other queries. We look forward to seeing you. 

Thank you and God Bless

 

 

 

 

11th May, 2019 9:30 AM   through   1:00 PM
Catholic Archdiocese Education Centre (CAEC)
2 Highland Road
549102
Singapore

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