BCC: SCRIPTURE

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Office for Catechesis

Event Registration Form


Dear Coordinators and Catechists, 

We are pleased to open registration for the following:

BCC: SCRIPTURE 


DATES
July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 2019 (5 Tuesdays)

TIME
7.30pm - 10.00pm

VENUE
St. Francis Xavier Seminary Building
618 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678214
(next to St Joseph's Church, Bukit Timah)

SPEAKER 
Rev. Fr. Valerian Cheong 

COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this basic course, catechists will discover the fundamental principles that undergrid and animate the great themes of Sacred Scripture. The objective of this specially designed Scripture course for catechists is that they understand how to craft catechetical sessions that truly become encounters with the Living Word.

TOPICS 
The following fundamental principles will be covered over five sessions. 

Session 1:  Intro to Sacred Scripture
Session 2:  Semitic Roots of Christians Scripture
Session 3:  Typology: Christians Fulfillment of Semitic Hope
Session 4:  Salvation: Primary Message of the Scripture
Session 5:  Parousia: The Destiny of All Creation


SUGGESTED REFERENCE MATERIAL 
History of the Kingdom of God, Part 1 by Sofia Cavalletti 

CONTRIBUTION:
Course fees are waived for 2019**

** 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. In the event that prior notification was not given participants will be charged the full cost of $100/- for no-shows.


REGISTRATION
Please register before 2nd July 2019. 

 CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND ACCESS TO CURRICULUM

 FCC (FOUNDATIONAL CATECHESIS COURSE

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

  • Intro to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods
  • The Five Strategies of the Virtue Project
  • Learning to Listen & 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 do not require to attend the Evangelisation and Mission retreat as part of completion of the Basic Catechist Catechesis Course requirments :

♦  Conversion Experience Retreat by 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 organizers.
♦  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 for each level 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 for Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods (Children's Track).

 Pre-requisites 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-requisites 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

 Protection of Personal Data

 IMPORTANT: Compliance with Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data In filling   this form, I consent to: (a)  The collection, storage, retention, adaptation, modification,   reading, retrieval, use, transmission, blocking, erasure or destruction (“Processing”) of   the personal data provided by me in this Form (“Personal Data”); (b) The church entity   processing my Personal Data for the purpose of my registration for a course by the   church entity. (c) The office for Catechesis taking photos, videos or audio recordings   which may contain my image/audio and may be used for archival purposes, on The   Office for Catechesis’ Office website, publications and for publicity purposes.
 
Please feel free to contact us at formation@catechesis.org.sg should you need further clarifications or have any other queries. We look forward to seeing you.
 

Thank you.

Office For Catechesis
Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre (CAEC)
2 Highland Road, #02-02
Singapore 549102

Email: formation@catechesis.org.sg
Website: www.catechesis.org.sg
Main line: 6911 0400
9th July, 2019 7:30 PM   through   6th August, 2019 10:00 PM
St Francis Xavier Seminary Building
618 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore, 678214
Singapore

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Phone: 69110400