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Forming Missionary Disciples - The Basic Tasks of Catechesis
This online independent study course will examine the six fundamental tasks of catechesis that the Church summarizes in the General Directory for Catechesis as the most effective and fruitful means to form authentic disciples of Jesus Christ. Particular emphasis will be on the need to foster in students a sense of responsibility towards the community of the Church, and the need to incorporate a missionary initiation in their catechesis. Reflecting on these tasks, catechists will give consideration to how they might equip the laity to witness Christ in their everyday lives by using their gifts and talents.
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Introduction to Scripture - Scripture and the Gospel Message
Introduction to Scripture and the Gospel Message provides a basic overview of Sacred Scripture that is advantageous for all adult Catholics, but was developed primarily for catechists. The content focuses on the Church’s principles for Biblical interpretation as explained in concrete examples drawn from the New Testament as well as a brief discussion of the benefits and shortcomings of both the ancient and modern approaches. Students will also be introduced to the Gospels and Letters of St. Paul as the fulfillment of Israel’s story in Christ and the implications for Christian doctrine and discipleship. Those who complete this course should be able to appreciate more fully the Biblical narrative as alive for themselves as Catholics and consequently, for all those that will benefit from their teaching.
$45 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Apologetica Pastoral I B 7.8.20
Starts: Jul 8 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 8 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Called to Accompany
The Called to Accompany series invites youth ministry volunteers to learn and explore the many aspects that make a parish youth ministry successful. Through videos and group discussion, volunteers are encouraged to respond to Pope Francis' call.
FREE (Credit Hours: 10)
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Catechesis 101
Catechesis 101 is an innovative, 8-lesson course designed to give all Catholic catechists a solid foundation. This course provides a solid understanding of the Church's vision for catechesis as well as practical, hands-on methodology that is proven to bear fruit in catechetical sessions.
$29 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Catechetical Methods I B 3.17.20
Starts: Mar 17 2020 6:30PM | Ends: Mar 17 2020 9:00PM
Location: Most Holy Trinity
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Catechetical Methods II B 4.2.20
Starts: Apr 2 2020 6:30PM | Ends: Apr 2 2020 9:00PM
Location: Most Holy Trinity
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Catholic Spirituality Q 7.15.20
Starts: Jul 15 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 15 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Catholic Spirituality B 7.23.20
Starts: Jul 23 2020 9:00AM | Ends: Jul 23 2020 3:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Church History
This course is meant to help familiarize catechists with the rich and complicated history of the Catholic Church in order to better equip them to teach and defend the faith.
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Church History Q 7.9.20
Starts: Jul 9 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 9 2020 2:00PM
Location:Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Church History
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Confirmation Prep Q 3.4.20
Starts: Mar 4 2020 7:00PM | Ends: Mar 4 2020 9:00PM
Location:St. Anastasia Parish, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston 11362
Notes: Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative.

The main idea for this course is to present a brief overview of the deep and profound beauty, tradition, and theology behind the sacrament of Confirmation for teenagers. This course will emphasize and affirm confirmation for catholic identity, confirmation and its profound connection to one's baptismal promises, and it will provide knowledge on how to build catholic teenage relationships in light of confirmation and the faith.
$5 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Ecumenism Q 7.8.20
Starts: Jul 8 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 8 2020 2:00PM
Location:Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Ecumenism B 7.14.20
Starts: Jul 14 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 14 2020 2:00PM
Location:Diocesan Offices
Notes: Pastoral Studies
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Ecumenism Q 7.29.20
Starts: Jul 29 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 29 2020 2:00PM
Location:Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Espiritualidad para Profesores/Catequistas Q 3.4.20
Starts: Mar 4 2020 5:30PM | Ends: Mar 4 2020 8:00PM
Location:Presentation of the BVM
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Gifts of the Holy Spirit B 5.12.20
Starts: May 12 2020 3:30PM | Ends: May 12 2020 6:00PM
Location:St. Anselm
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Gifts of the Holy Spirit B 7.16.20
Starts: Jul 16 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 16 2020 2:00PM
Location:Diocesan Offices
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Gifts of the Holy Spirit Q 7.21.20
Starts: Jul 21 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 21 2020 2:00PM
Location:Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Infant Baptismal Preparation 3.17.2020
Starts: Mar 17 2020 7:00PM | Ends: Mar 17 2020 9:00PM
Location:Diocese of Brooklyn, 310 Prospect Park West
Notes: Marriage and Family Life
$5 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Introduction to Catholicisim
Introduction to Catholicism, 2nd Edition, contains the same Catholic teaching found in the popular original textbook, with expanded topics. Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, this text covers the basic tenets of the Faith and what it means to be Catholic.
$33 (Credit Hours: 10)
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La Iglesia y la Justicia Social B 3.2.20
Starts: Mar 2 2020 5:30PM | Ends: Mar 9 2020 8:00PM
Location:St. Joseph Patron
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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La Iglesia y la Justicia Social Q 5.7.20
Starts: May 7 2020 6:00PM | Ends: May 7 2020 8:30PM
Location:Holy Child Jesus
Notes: Pastoral Studies
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Lenten Reflection 2020 3.10.20 4:00PM
Starts: Mar 10 2020 3:00PM | Ends: Mar 10 2020 5:00PM
Location: St. Patricks Bk
Notes: Conferences and Retreats
$0 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Lenten Reflection 2020 3.10.20 6:30PM
Starts: Mar 10 2020 6:30PM | Ends: Mar 10 2020 8:30PM
Location: St. Patricks Bk
Notes: Conferences and Retreats
$0 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Living Catholic
The online lessons of Living Catholic parallel the four parts of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: the faith we profess (the Nicene Creed), the way we worship (the sacraments), the way we live (Christian morality), and the way we relate to God (prayer).
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Marian Spirituality Q 7.7.20
Starts: Jul 7 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 7 2020 2:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Church History
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Metodos Catequeticos II Q 7.2.20
Starts: 7/2/2020 8:00AM | Ends: 7/2/2020 2:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Metodos Catequeticos II Q 7.16.20
Starts: Jul 16 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 16 2020 2:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Multicultural Catechesis B 7.2.20
Starts: Jul 2 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 2 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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New Testament Studies
Old Testament Studies provides learners with a chance to deepen their overall knowledge and passion for the Old Testament with emphasis on origins, history, context and theology of the New Testament and early Christianity.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Old Testament Studies
The main idea for this course is to provide learners with a chance to deepen their overall knowledge and passion for the Old Testament with emphasis upon the main teachings of Catholicism and how it incorporates Sacred Scripture as an essential aspect of the faith.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Our Catholic Traditions B 7.28.20
Starts: Jul 28 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 28 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Church History
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Pastoral Apologetics I Q 3.24.20
Starts: Mar 24 2020 3:30PM | Ends: Mar 24 2020 6:00PM
Location: St. Anastasia Parish
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Pastoral Apologetics II B 7.9.20
Starts: Jul 9 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 9 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Pastoral Care Q 3.28.20
Starts: Mar 28 2020 7:00AM | Ends: Mar 27 2020 11:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Practices in Ministry Q 5.16.20
Starts: May 16 2020 7:00AM | Ends: May 16 2020 4:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Prinicples of Youth Ministry Q 3.28.20
Starts: Mar 28 2020 7:00AM | Ends: Mar 28 2020 4:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Retreat in Youth Ministry 3.19.20
Starts: Mar 19 2020 7:00PM | Ends: Mar 19 2020 9:00PM
Location: St. Anastasia, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston 11362
Notes: Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative
$5 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Revelation of God
This course is designed for learners to be able to take the more important concepts and ideas that are presented in the initial formation Creed course and develop them to a more profound level.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Sadlier-LLF 11th Annual Gathering 2.25.20
Starts: Feb 25 2020 4:00PM | Ends: Feb 25 2020 6:00PM
Location: St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Queens
Notes: Conferences and Retreats
$0 (Credit Hours: 2)
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Scripture
This series on Sacred Scripture will give you an overview and introduction to this intriguing book; a book that has not only changed the world but is also given a divine role to play in each of our lives. The Scripture course is filled with rich detail, inspirational imagery, engaging interactions, and over 60 fantastic videos featuring Matthew Kelly.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Spirituality for Teachers and Catechists
Spirituality for Teachers and Catechists is an engaging, 5 part course that guides the participant along the road of holiness. The course explores the foundations of spiritual theology while offering concrete applications to help participants grow in their daily prayer life. Each lesson contains high quality video instruction, interactive activities, and quizzes to apply the knowledge gained throughout each lesson.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Spirituality for Teachers and Catechist B 3.3.20
Starts: Mar 3 2020 3:30PM | Ends: Mar 3 2020 6:00PM
Location: St. Mary Mother of Jesus
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Spirituality for Teachers and Catechist Q 3.4.20
Starts: Mar 4 2020 6:00PM | Ends: Mar 4 2020 8:30PM
Location: Mary's Nativity Parish Hall
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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The Call to Holiness B 3.14.20
Starts: Mar 14 2020 10:00AM | Ends: Mar 14 2020 12:30PM
Location: St. Thomas Aquinas
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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The Call to Holiness B 7.6.20
Starts: Jul 6 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 6 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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The Church and Social Justice
The Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society. It offers moral principles and coherent values that are badly needed in our time.
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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The Church and Social Justice Q 7.14.20
Starts: Jul 14 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 14 2020 2:00PM
Location: Immaculate Coneption Center, Douglaston
Notes: Pastoral Studies
$10 (Credit Hours: 25)
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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit is an interactive, five part course that dives into the Charismatic and Hierarchical Gifts of the Holy Spirit. In this course, participants will develop an understanding of the history and nature of both types of gifts and learn to discern how the Holy Spirit is working in the Church today. Each lesson contains high quality video instruction, interactive activities, and quizzes to apply the knowledge gained throughout each lesson.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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The Gospels
The Gospels means the good news! The Gospels course will give catechist an intensive review of the books and writers of the Gospels. The course also connects the way the Gospels connect and fulfill the teaching and prophecies of the Old Testament. Catechist will learn about the birth of Christianity and our Church.
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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The Gospels B 3.17.20
Starts: Mar 17 2020 6:00PM | Ends: Mar 17 2020 8:30PM
Location: St. Micahel Parish
Notes: Scripture
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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The Gospels Q 4.7.20
Starts: Apr 7 2020 5:30PM | Ends: Apr 7 2020 8:00PM
Location: St. Thomas the Apostle
Notes: Scripture
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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The Gospel of Life 5.27.2020
Starts: May 27 2020 7:00PM | Ends: May 27 2020 9:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices, 310 Prospect Park West
Notes: Marriage and Family Formation
$5 (Credit Hours: 2)
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The History of the Church
This comprehensive history of the Catholic Church includes every major event in the Church’s history from the life of her founder, Jesus Christ, to the present day. Complete with maps, timelines, sidebars, paintings, and photographs, The History of the Church is a critical historical resource for Catholic and non-Catholic historians alike.
$33 (Credit Hours: 10)
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TOB in Touch - Adults and Educators
Parents and Catechists will find this handy in giving a brief, powerful, and foundational glimpse of Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, which he himself called the “most suitable” way of educating people nowadays. Find hints about how to reach teens, do’s and don’t’s, and a focus on the Bishops’ Document, The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality.
$44 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Vocation Awareness B 7.21.20
Starts: Jul 21 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 21 2020 2:00PM
Location: Diocesan Offices
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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Vocation Awareness Q 7.23.20
Starts: Jul 23 2020 8:00AM | Ends: Jul 23 2020 2:00PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston
Notes: Evangelization and Discipleship
$10 (Credit Hours: 5)
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