Catholic Education Center provides resources and Catechist Courses for educators, catechists, and parents to faithfully teach our Catholic Faith.

Ministry Coordination and Leadership

The Catholic Education Center will create custom courses for your specific needs, including diaconte formation and classes for wives of deacons! Contact us for details.

CAT201: The General Directory for Catechetics (Colette Lienard, M.A.)

Classes include: Preaching the GospelEvangelizationCatechesisNorms and CriteriaPedagogy and MethodologyThose to be CatechizedCatechesis in Special SituationsThe Ministry of CatechesisLoci and Means of CatechesisOrganizing Catechesis

MIN145: Leadership in Ministry (Romano Kidd, M.A.)

Classes include: Leadership StylesLeading OthersMentorshipCommunicationMoral Leadership, Team Building (Community), Liturgical LeaderSocial Justice LeaderEcumenical Leader, and Jesus the Model of Leadership

MIN144: Training Catechetical Leaders (Romano Kidd, M.A.)

Classes include: Training AdultsRecruiting: VolunteersRecruiting: ParticipationLeading A Faith Formation ProgramTraining: Trainers/CatechistsTraining: Principles of LearningTraining: Challenges and ConcernsKeeping the Fire AliveMystagogy: Not just for RCIAThe Great Commission

MIN141 The RCIA and its Rites (Colette Lienhard, M.A.)

Classes include: The Catechumenate of Old vs. Today, The Church's Best Kept SecretPeriod of Evangelization and PreCatechumenateThe CatechumenatePurification and EnlightenmentCelebration of the Sacraments of InitiationMystagogyExceptional Cases, Administrative Duties for the RCIA Coordinator, Selecting your RCIA Team.

MIN110: Parish Catechetical Leaders Resources (Colette Lienhard, M.A.)

Classes Include:  Parish Program Coordinator, Employment Policies and ProceduresParish Catechist, School Principal, School Teacher, Childhood Development in Teaching the Faith, Learning Styles, Infant BaptismFirst Penance and First EucharistConfirmation