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21st Century Lesson Planning for Faith Formation
In this 21st century, the church is at a critical crossroads in faith formation. Parishes are losing families and faith no longer seems relevant to our youth. Young people are changing rapidly. They are learning differently and living their faith differently. How do we effectively design a person centered faith experience that engages both the minds and hearts of young Catholics in this complex 21st century? Come with us on the journey and find out!
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Call to Preach
The Call to Preach is the heart, the essence of Dominican life. Every member of the Dominican family is charged with the mission to preach the Word through our lives, our actions, and our communities. This module situates preaching in the context of our Dominican life and explores the meaning of this call for all members of the Dominican family. Sr. Sara Fairbanks, Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, Sr. Angela Mwaba, and Sr. Megan McElroy lead us in this exploration, accompanied by diverse voices within the Dominican community.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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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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Espiritualidad para maestros y catequistas 10.3.2020
Class Dates: 3, 10, 17, 24 de octubre
Class Session: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Certification Type: Evangelization and Discipleship
Location: Virtual
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Espiritualidad para maestros y catequistas 11.2.2020
Class Dates: 2, 9, 16, 23 de noviembre
Class Session: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Certification Type: Evangelization and Discipleship
Location: Virtual
$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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Evangelium Vitae
Social justice and the fight for basic human rights cannot be accomplished without the first theme of Catholic social teaching: the life and dignity of the human person. This course will explore Catholic Social Teaching by looking at the encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life).
$28 (Credit Hours: 10)
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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.
$45 (Credit Hours: 10)
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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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Dones del Espiritu Santo 11.12.2020
Class Dates: 12 y 25 de noviembre
Class Session: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Certification Type: Pastoral Studies
Location: Virtual
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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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: 15)
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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.
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Life and Spirit of St. Dominic
The story of St. Dominic, his life, spirit and mission has been a gift to our world for over 800 years. It is a story that shapes the lives of our Dominican family and continues to animate our preaching mission throughout the world. In this module, Sr. Connie Schoen presents Dominican life as an ongoing reflection of its founding mission, inviting you to see your life as a continuation of Dominic's story.
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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La vida de los santos 10.7.2020
Class Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28 de octubre
Class Session: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Certification Type: Church History
Location: Virtual
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Mission Theology
You are called to be a missionary! Whether you are called to encounter within your own parish, to outreach in your community, or to dialogue across lines of division, this is a foundational part of the Christian life. MISSION THEOLOGY helps you explore the why and how of missions within the life of the Church.
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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.
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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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Pastoral Care 10.17.2020
Class Dates: October 17, October 24
Class Session: 10:00-12:00PM, Break, 1:00-3:00PM
Certification Type: Youth Formation
Location: Virtual
$125 (Credit Hours: 8)
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Principles of Youth MInistry 10.3.2020
Class Dates: October 3, October 10
Class Session: 10:00-12:00PM, Break, 1:00-3:00PM
Certification Type: Youth Formation
Location: Virtual
$125 (Credit Hours: 8)
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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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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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Espiritualidad para maestros y catequistas 10.3.2020
Class Dates: 3, 10, 17, 24 de octubre
Class Session: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Certification Type: Evangelization and Discipleship
Location: Virtual
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Espiritualidad para maestros y catequistas 11.2.2020
Class Dates: 2, 9, 16, 23 de noviembre
Class Session: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Certification Type: Evangelization and Discipleship
Location: Virtual
$25 (Credit Hours: 10)
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Teach Lead Serve
Teach Lead Serve, developed by Dynamic Catholic, informs teachers as ministers, deepens their understanding of Church teaching, and inspires them in their calling to Catholic education.
$20 (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 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: 15)
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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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