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Certification Events

Certification-Related Events

Attendance at Certification-Related Events is by invitation only

Through Certification, the Catechetical Office identifies the Director or Coordinator of Religious Education as a significant member of the Archdiocesan Catechetical Leadership Community -- those people who put their competencies and skills at the service of the Catechetical Mission of the wider Church. (Archdiocesan Handbook, p. PF-31)

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Meeting to Begin Supervision Process
For Directors and Coordinators who have completed Basic Training Course and Catechetical Leadership Program

This is the necessary first step in the one-to-two-year supervision process, an essential requirement for certification. The day will consist in an orientation to the purpose and content of the supervision process. Participants will complete the self-assessment upon which the entire supervision process is built. All those considering supervision should consult their Regional Catechetical Directors before registering.


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 The Wisdom Gathering
For Certified Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education

Nov. 9 to 11, 2014

Mt. Alvernia, Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County
5:00 p.m. Sunday to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday

The Wisdom Gathering is an overnight spiritual and communal experience. It is the primary annual event for all Certified Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education. See Wisdom Gathering page for arrival details and directions.  For additional information, please follow this link.


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Consultation Luncheon
For Certified Directors and Coordinators

Jan. 30, 2015
12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
JC Fogarty's, Bronxville

The purpose of this luncheon is to foster community among the certified Directors/Coordinators of Religious Education and to consult these leaders who form the Catechetical Wisdom Community on overarching directions and challenges for Catechesis in the Archdiocese.
For directions to JC Fogarty's, please go to their web page.


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 Re-Certification Ceremony and Dinner
For Directors and Coordinators to be Certified

Date and Place to be announced

At this ceremony, Re-Certification will be awarded to those Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education whose certification has expired and who have fulfilled the requirements for renewal. Sr. Joan Curtin, CND - as Director of the Archdiocesan Catechetical Office - will grant the Re-Certification. A dinner will follow the ceremony.