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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

Apostle’s Creed

Dates: Monday, August 4, 25, Wednesday, August 6, 27, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 PM
Level: TWO
Region: Ulster
Location: Sacred heart Church, 1055 Broadway, Esopus 12429
Registration Information: 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 dutchessulster@nyfaithformation.org. Be sure to include your name, parish and the name of the class for which you are registering.
 

Religion Teaching Skills

Date: Mondays, August 4, August 11, August 18 & August 25 and Tuesday, August 5
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Level: One
Instructor: Antoinette Rossetti
Region: Central/Southern Westchester
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Parish 17 Spring Street, Port Chester 10573
Registration Information: Register by August 1 olmrel@aol.com

Life in Christ

Date: Thursday, August 7 through Friday, September 5, 2014
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/

Methodology for Adolescent Catechesis

Date: Thursday, August 7 through Friday, September 12, 2014
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/

Understanding the Old Testament

Date: Thursday, August 7 through Friday, September 5, 2014
Level: Two
Location: online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only. Formerly called Old Testament.

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: Mondays, August 11, Tuesday, August 12, Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Level: One
Instructor: Sr. Christina Dougherty
Region: Central/Southern Westchester
Location: Holy Family, New Rochelle 10801
Registration Information: Register by August 8
 

Prayer and Spirituality

Date: Thursday, September 4 through Friday, September 26, 2014
Level: One
Location: online
Registration Information: This course runs for three weeks. For parish catechists only. Formerly called Spirituality.

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, September 4 through Friday, October 3, 2014
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/
 

Celebration of the Christian Mysteries

Dates: Mondays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014
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: 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.

 

Prayer and Worship

Date: Thursday, Sept. 11 through Friday, Oct. 10
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/
 

Multi-Cultural Catechesis

Date: Thursday, October 2 through Friday, October 31, 2014
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, October 30 through Friday, November 28, 2014
Level: Two
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/

Introduction to the New Testament

Date: Thursday, October 30 through Friday, November 28, 2014
Level: Two
Location: online
Registration Information: This course runs for five weeks. For parish catechists only.  Formerly called New Testament.

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/

Catholic Moral Principles and Contemporary Issues

Date: Thursday, January 8 through Friday, February 6, 2015
Level: Two
Location: online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.  Formerly called Contemporary Moral Issues.

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 World

Date: Thursday, January 8 through Friday, February 6
Level: Two
Location: online
Registration Information: This course runs for four weeks. For parish catechists only.  Formerly called The Church in the Modern World.

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/