Joe Paprocki, DMin, national consultant for Loyola Press and a catechist in the Archdiocese of Chicago with over 30 years of experience in pastoral ministry, will facilitate a free webinar - Getting Started as a Catechist: Part Two - Welcome to the Catechist's Toolbox - on Thursday, September 2, 2010, 8:00-9:00 pm. (EST)
Becoming a catechist is exciting and, let's face it, somewhat intimidating! New catechists are eager to learn some basic teaching skills to help them gain confidence as they begin their service in this vocation. This webinar will provide catechists, both those who are new and those who'd like to refresh their skills, with an introduction to the basic tools needed to effectively engage young people in faith formation.
Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:
- Skills for leading prayer
- The role of discipline
- Polishing your technique
- 10 things you can do right now