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Catechist Formation Class Schedules are available by using the search box below.  All catechist formation classes for the entire Archdiocese are listed in chronological order below.

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Life in Christ

Date: Thursday, April 24 through Friday, May 23
Level: One
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
  

Multi-Cultural Catechesis

Date: Thursday, April 24 through Friday, May 23
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/

Old Testament

Date: Thursday, April 24 through Friday, May 23
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/

Profession of Faith

Date: Thursday, April 24 through Friday, May 23
Level: One
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

Christology

Dates: Monday, April 28, Monday, May 5, Monday, May 12, Monday, May 19
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00pm
Level: Two
Region: Rockland
Location: St. Francis of Assisi, 128 Parrott Rd., West Nyack, New York
Registration Information: The RE Center is next to the church. It is important to register as participants will be contacted in the event the class may need to be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. For additional information and to register, please call 845-638-4215 or send an e-mail to nancy.doran@archny.org. Be sure to include your name, parish and the name of the class for which you are registering.
 

Profession of Faith

Date: Monday, April 28, Wednesday, April 30, Monday, May 5 & Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Level: One
Instructor: Father John Bonnici
Region: Orange
Location: St. Columba, 29 High Street, Chester
Registration Information: You must register in order to take this course by emailing bkt4@verizon.net. Registration deadline is no later than 5 days before course begins.
 

Religion Teaching Skills

Dates: Mondays: April 28, May 5, May 12, May 19, June 2
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00pm
Level: One
Region: Rockland
Location: St. Francis of Assisi, 128 Parrott Rd., West Nyack, New York
Registration Information: The session topics are as follows: The Learning Environment (April 28) Lesson Planning (May 5) Understanding the Student (May 12) Media and Catechesis (May 19) Guidelines and Culture (June 2) The RE Center is next to the church. It is important to register as participants will be contacted in the event the class may need to be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. For additional information and to register, please call 845-638-4215 or send an e-mail to nancy.doran@archny.org. Be sure to include your name, parish and the name of the class for which you are registering.
 

New Testament

Date: Tuesdays, April 29, May 6, 13 & 20, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Level: Two
Instructor: Brother Robert Bathe, O’Carm.
Region: Orange
Location: National Shrine of O.L. Mt. Carmel, 70 Carmelite Dr., Middletown
Registration Information: You must register in order to take this course by emailing bkt4@verizon.net. Registration deadline is no later than 5 days before course begins.
 

La Iglesia En El Mundo Moderno

Fecha: Miércoles, Mayo 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014
Hora: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Nivel: Dos
Maestro: Rev. Baltazar Sánchez, Sch.P
Región: Manhattan
Local: Anunciación School, 461 West 131 Street, NYC 10027
Información para registrase llamar al 646-269-3866

Spirituality

Date: Wednesdays, May 7, May 14, May 28, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Level: One
Instructor: Theresa Simmonds
Region: Staten Island
Location: St. Christopher ~ 130 Midland Avenue.
Registration Information: Advance Registration Required.  Please call Sr. Mary Crucifix Pandullo at (718) 273-3833 or Email MaryCrucifix.Pandullo@archny.org
 

Contemporary Moral Issues

Date: Thursday, May 15 through Friday, June 13
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

Christology

Date: Thursday, May 22 through Friday, June 20
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

Life in Christ

Dates: Thursday, May 22, 2014; Thursday June 5, 2014; Thursday June 12, 2014 and Thursday June 19, 2014.
Level: One
Region: Dutchess
Location: St. Stanislaus Church RE Center, 1590 Main Street, Pleasant Valley 12569.
Registration Information: The session topics are as follows: The Human Person (May 22), The Human Community (June 5), Love the Lord Your God (June 12) and Love Your Neighbor (June 19). The RE Center is behind the church. It is important to register as participants will be contacted in the event the class may need to be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. For additional information and to register, please call 845-471-5427 or send an e-mail to linda.fitzsimmons@archny.org; be sure to include your name, parish and the name of the course for which you are registering.
 

New Testament

Date: Thursday, May 22 through Friday, June 20
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/  
 

Religion Teaching Skills

Date: Thursday, May 22 through Friday, June 27
Level: One
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for five weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

Spirituality

Date: Thursday, May 22 through Friday, June 13
Level: One
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for threer weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

The Church in the Modern World

Date: Thursday, May 29 through Friday, June 27
Level: Two
Location: Online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.

To register:
♦ If you have never taken a course using iEcho, click the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Students Section, click “Create an Account (for new users only).” Once you have received your new account confirmation by email, register for this course by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
♦ If you have taken a course using iEcho, register by clicking the iEcho Login link at the bottom of this page, and under the Student Section, click Course Registration, login and click Register for classes at the top.
For more detailed information about registering for courses, please see http://www.nyfaithformation.org/central-offices/catechist-formation/welcome-to-online-learning/
 

Celebration of the Christian Mysteries

Date: Tuesdays, June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Level: One
Instructor: Deacon John Singler and Elizabeth Brim
Region: Staten Island
Location: Our Lady Star of the Sea ~ 5411 Amboy Road
Registration Information: Advance Registration Required.  Please call Sr. Mary Crucifix Pandullo at (718) 273-3833 or Email MaryCrucifix.Pandullo@archny.org
 

Contemporáneo Cuestión Moral

Fecha: Miércoles, Junio 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014
Hora: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Nivel: Dos
Maestro: Rev. Baltazar Sánchez, Sch.P
Región: Manhattan
Local: Anunciación School, 461 West 131 Street, NYC 10027
Información para registrase llamar al 646-269-3866

2014 RCIA Summer Institute

Dutchess County Site

Part One: Saturday, June 7: 10am – 4pm
Part Two: Sunday, June 8:  2pm – 6pm
Holy Trinity Church
553 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
Directions

Manhattan Site

Part One: Saturday, July 12: 10am – 4pm
Part Two: Sunday, July 13: 2pm – 6pm
St. Francis De Sales Church
135 East 96th Street
New York, New York 10128
Directions

Staten Island Site

Part One: Saturday, August 2: 10am – 4pm
Part Two: Sunday, August 3: 2pm – 6pm
Holy Rosary Church
80 Jerome Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305
Directions

Bronx Site (En Espanol / In Spanish)

Primer Parte: Sabado, 9 de Agosto: 10am – 4pm
Segunda Parte: Domingo, 10 de Agosto: 2pm – 6pm
Iglesia de San Antonio
4505 Richardson Avenue (East 239th Street)
Bronx, New York 10470
Directions

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkThis is a PDF document Event Flyer  External Link Online Registration

Cost: Free

Details: This summer institute will offer introductory training to those with no or little experience with the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (the Catechumenate). Participants will be presented with the history, the order and the best pastoral practices for the full implementation of the Catechumenate process in the parish setting. The training will cover the ministries needed for the Catechumenate; methods for evangelizing, liturgical catechesis; and an experience of an adapted combined Rite of Acceptance and Welcome, a Rite of Sending, a Breaking Open of the Word session, and a Scrutiny.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, Phone:646-794-2851, rcia@nyfaithformation.org

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