Education Melbourne supports catechists, pastoral associates and parish coordinators in their work through the website ‘Catechist Central’. On this site, catechists can access resources, professional learning programs, and be directed to other related agencies assisting them with their work with children
and families in their parish. Catechist Central includes the following resources:
Seeking toLive the Good News is a series which forms a Year 1 to 6
parish religious education program. It is designed to help parish educators facilitate student learning with the support of the family within the parish.
Order the following Catechist and Student Books that are used in conjunction with Seeking to live the Good News:
While this publication is no longer produced, previoius editions provide a comprehensive professional learning program for catechists, parents and parish educators throughout the year. Download previous editions.
The following links provide an array of useful
resources for working with children in parish-based ministry:
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 Marisa Avano via email firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: 9267 0228 to register for one of the professional learning activities.
The first Catechist Regional Network meeting for 2017 will be held at
the Catholic Leadership Centre on Thursday 9 March. 2017, from 10 am to 2 pm.
Four short videos on ChristianMediation for children and adolescents created by Catholic Education Melbourne Time for the Sacred Christian
Mediation for Children.
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