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Basic Certificate in Catechetics

This catechetical certificate demonstrates that a catechist has taken courses designed to impart the essential knowledge and skills needed to hand on the Faith. Ideally, this initial formation should precede the beginning of one’s catechetical ministry. Catechists who complete these basic courses and seminars should have the confidence and skills to be a parish catechist.

Certificate Objectives
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Certificate Requirements
Completion of the following six independent study courses:

  • The Profession of Faith
  • The Celebration of the Christian Mystery
  • Introduction to Scripture and the Gospel Message
  • Life in Christ
  • Christian Prayer
  • Basic Catechetics for Discipleship