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2014 RCIA Summer Institute

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

Catechist Formation Summer Institute

Catechist Formation Summer Institute 2012When: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Where: Holy Rosary Epifania Center, Staten Island, NY Directions
Time: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Cost: Free

Details: The Level One Formation Courses will be offered: Life In Christ and Profession of Faith.  Please provide your own lunch/dinner.
Contact: Sr. Mary Crucufix Pandullo, E-mail: MaryCrucifix.Pandullo@archny.org, Phone: 718-273-3833
 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Course Level I Intensive (ages 3-6)

Catechesis of the Good ShepherdWhen: Sunday, August 10 through Friday, August 15, 2014
Where: Franciscan Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, 250 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566
Time: Begins Sunday evening, at 7:00p.m. and concludes on Friday afternoon, at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Part I $300.00 per person; $150.00 for each additional person from the same parish

This is a PDF document Event Flyer and Registration

Details: The course content includes: * All presentations made to the 3-6 year old child *The theologicial and pedagogical backgrounds for the presentations *Guidelines and assistance in preparing a catechist's album *Materials making sessions.

Contact: Linda Sgammato, E-mail: Linda.Sgammato@archny.org,  Phone: 646-794-2852
 

 

Seeking God in a Frantic Culture

Loyola University New OrleansWhen: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Where: Online
Time: 9pm ET
Cost: Free

Details: Featuring William Thiele, Founder of School for Contemplative Living, New Orleans and author of Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

Contact: For more information and registration http://www.lim.loyno.edu/webinars

 

Faith Companioning

Loyola University New OrleansWhen: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Where: Online
Time: 9pm ET
Cost: Free

Details: Featuring Sr. Dot Trosclair, O.P., the Director of the Spirituality Center, Archdiocese of New Orleans.

Contact: For more information and registration http://www.lim.loyno.edu/webinars

 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level I

Catechesis of the Good ShepherdWhen: Saturdays, September 6, October 11, November 1, December 6, 2014 and January 10, February 7, March 7, April 11, May 9 and June 6, 2015
Where: St. Teresa of Avila, 113 Depeyster Street Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Time: 9:00 a.m. 4:30p.m.
Cost: $450.00 per perso; $225.00 for each additional person from the same parish

This is a PDF document Event Flyer and Registration

Details: The course content includes: *All presentations made to the 3-6 year old. *The theological and pedagogical backgrounds fro thepresentations *Guidelines and assistance in preparing a catechist's album *Materials making session.

Contact: Linda Sgammato, E-mail: Linda.Sgammato@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2852
 

Basic Leadership Training for the Catechumenate (RCIA) - Session 1

RCIA Archdiocese of New YorkWhen: Saturday, September 13, 2014
Where: Maryknoll Sisters Convent, Ossining, NY Directions
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Cost: $340 for the course ($40 per session)

This is a PDF document Letter of Invitation  This is a PDF document Registration Form

Details: This is the basic leadership training course for all parish directors and coordindators of the Catechumenate (RCIA) of the Archdiocese of New York.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, E-mail: oscar.cruz@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2851

Catechetical Sunday 2014

Catechetical SundayWhen: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Where: Your Parish
Theme: “Teaching About God's Gift of Forgiveness."

Details: Each year, the third Sunday of September has been designated by the US Catholic Bishops Catechetical Sunday. This national celebration honors those involved in catechetical ministry. More...



 

Archdiocesan Catechetical Office Adult Confirmation Program
Staten Island Location - First Session

Adult ConfirmationWhen: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Where: Our Lady of Peace, Staten Island Directions
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $75 per person

This is a PDF document More Information and Registration

Details: The Archdiocesan Adult Confirmation Program is designed for practicing adult (18+) Catholics seeking preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation, who have been baptized, have received their first Holy Communion and have been educated in the Catholic faith through catholic schools or parish religious education programs. This program is not for adults who are not baptized or baptized but uncatechized (no practicing Catholics); who would benefit from participation in their parish's RCIA process. Pastor permission is required to register.

Contact: Oscar Cruz, E-mail: oscar.cruz@archny.org, Phone: 646-794-2859
 

 

Catechetical Forum (Upper Counties)

Teaching God's ForgivenessWhen: Saturday, October 4, 2014
Where: Sacred Heart Parish, Monroe, New York
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Cost: $25 for 1 ticket / $100 for 5 tickets

Details: This Fall, Directors and Coordinators of Religious Education,Parish Catechists and all people interested in Church teachings are invited to this year's premier event for personal and professional development and enrichment.  For more information and registration, please visit the 2014 Forum Webpage.

Contact: Sister Kevin John Shields, O.P., E-mail: kevinjohn.shields@archny.org, Phone: 845-292-9100.
 

 

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