Catholic Education Melbourne supports catechists, pastoral associates and parish educators through Catechist Central. This site offers resources, professional learning programs and links other related agencies assisting catechists and parish educators in their work supporting children and families in their parish.
Order the following Catechist and Student Books that are used in conjunction with Seeking to live the Good News:
Catechists and parish educators are strongly encouraged to attend professional learning with the school’s Religious Education leader as a team, to build and strengthen strong parish-school relationships. Professional Learning activities available include:
Catechists participating in all nine days of the above professional learning activities, in addition to the completion of one faith formation elective from Catholic Theological College, Yarra Theological Union or Australian Catholic University will be eligible to receive the Archbishop’s Catechist Diploma Certificate. This diploma will be conferred on successful participants during a celebratory Mass in November 2017.
Contact the Catholic Identity team via email email@example.com or ph: 9267 0228 to register for one of the professional learning activities.
The following university and spirituality centres offer many faith formation opportunities:
While Good News for Catechists is no longer produced, previous editions are available for reference online. This publication contains articles on prayer, scripture, reflections on the liturgical season of the year and suggestions for Children’s Liturgy of the Word.
Download previous editions from 2011–2015.
The Catholic Identity Unit personnel provide support to parish educators and catechists. Please feel free to contact staff via email or telephone on 9267 0228:
Kerrie-Anne PorrecaEducation Officer: Religious Education firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa HughesFormation Officer, Catholic Identitylhughes@cem.edu.au
Vas ClementineFormation Officer, Liturgy, Prayer & Spiritualityvclementine@cem.edu.au
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