CCD + Uth
HIGH SCHOOL CONFIRMATION (Sept 2009 – May 2010) — I’m a catechist at St Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Southwest Ranches, FL along with co-catechist Jose (a former seminarian, like me) from Colombia. We have about 24 teens and they’re a blessing to work with. Respectful, curious, attentive, responsive and serious about their discernment & preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation on May 15, 2010.
(day 9 — Nov 17) Grace + Sin + Journaling
(day 8 — Nov 10) St Ignatius + Prayer + BAPTiSM + ARRR
(day 7 — Nov 3) Chapter 3 + Old Testament + CCC
(day 6 — Oct 27) Confirmation Commitment Mass (with pastor Fr Whyte)
(day 5 — Oct 20) Help with Reconciliation Catechesis (with Fr Chris Bartos)
(day 4 — Oct 13) Faith + Vocations + St Teresa of Avila
(day 3 — Oct 6) Chapter 1 + God Positions + St Francis
(day 2 — Sept 29) “Pop Quiz” + Christians + Saint Projects
(day 1 — Sept 22) Parent Orientation
7th GRADE PRE-CONFIRMATION (Sept 2009 – May 2010) — I’m also a catechist at my home parish of St Bernadette Catholic Church in Hollywood, FL along with catechist aide Donnie. We have 20 kids and they’re a variety of blessings as diverse as their personalities. An awesome bunch! Lots of energy, curiosity, insightfulness and participation. This is their first year in a 2 year Confirmation program.
(day 10 — Nov 22) Parent child Jeopardy + Angelus + B.A.P.T.i.S.M. prayer types
(day 9 — Nov 15) Review ALL previous classes
(day 8 — Nov 8) Jeopardy Questions + Heaven + Hell + Purgatory
(day 7 — Nov 1) Like Jesus + Holy + All Saints
(day 6 — Oct 25) Incarnation + Chapter 1 + God Proofs
(day 5 — Oct 18) Hats + 3 Birthdays + Vocations
(day 4 — Oct 11) Prayer Quiz + Lies + Prayerful Heart
(day 3 — Oct 4) Prayer Share + A.R.R.R.
(day 2 — Sept 27) P.R.A.Y.S. + Angels + Yom Kippur
(day 1 — Sept 20) 4 Winds Blow + Doxology + Sweet Spots
HIGH SCHOOL CONFIRMATION (Sept 2008 – May 2009) — in my second year in seminary at SJVCS, I was a catechist at St Timothy Catholic Church in Miami, FL with co-catechist Michelle. We had about 15 kids that were confirmed in May 2009. An awesome bunch of kids.
7th GRADE PRE-CONFIRMATION (Sept 1991 – May 2007) — I began as a catechist at my home parish of St Bernadette Catholic Church in Hollywood, FL after my own Confirmation there. I worked with the 7th grade pre-Confirmation program for most of that time as well as working with the youth group of the parish, named the F.I.R.E. (Friends In Righteous Experience) Youth Group.
Catholic Catechist.org (free & paid catechist resources) — a great website with lots of free resources and even better ideas and handouts for subscribers. (4 stars!)
Catechist’s Journey (personal blog about an 8th grade catechist) — Joe has been in ministry for 30+ years and shares his journey and resources. Great site!
|Catholic Links||Teen Links|
Archdiocese of Miami http://www.miamiyoungchurch.com
Office of Youth & Young Adults
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free resources links