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Catechism Courses (CAT101-105)

Catechism Courses (CAT101-105).

Now available in Spanish (EC101-105)!

Spanish Courses translated by the Diocese of Arlington.

CAT101: Catholic Education: What Every Teacher Needs to Know 

Instructor: Colette Lienhard, M.A.


This course is an introduction to the Ministry of Catechesis outlining sources for ministry, classroom methods and management, and presenting an overview of the Scriptures and the Catechism. Classroom ideas provided.  Ideal for all catechists and catholic school teachers.


Classes include: Classes include: Your Resources for Teaching the Faith Successful Catechesis, Classroom Management, The Truth, the Good, and the Beautiful, The Creed: Our Profession of Faith, The Sacraments: Our Celebration of Faith, The Moral Life: Our Faith Lived, Prayer and Culture: Our Faith Expressed, The Challenge for Catechists

CAT102: What We Believe: The Creed

Instructor: Colette Lienhard, M.A.
This course presents an overview of the Creed and how to teach it to students. Each class also provides classroom ideas. Ideal for all catechists and teachers of the Faith, including parents and home-schoolers.


Classes include: I Believe in God, Creator of Heaven and Earth, I Believe in Jesus Christ, Jesus was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus' Passion, Jesus rose again and ascended into heaven, Jesus will come again to judge the living and the dead, I believe in the Holy Spirit, I believe in the Holy Catholic Church, I believe in life everlasting

CAT103: Why We Celebrate: The Sacraments

Instructor: Colette Lienhard, M.A.
This course presents an overview of the Sacraments and how to teach them to students. Each class also provides classroom ideas. Ideal for all catechists and teachers of the Faith, including parents and home-schoolers.


Classes include: Sacraments and Liturgy, Baptism, Eucharist, The Mass, Confirmation, Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders, Matrimony, Sacramentals

CAT104: How We Live: The Moral Life

Instructor: Colette Lienhard, M.A.
This course presents the Moral Life and how to teach it to students.  Each class also provides classroom ideas. Ideal for all catechists and teachers of the Faith, including parents and home-schoolers.


Classes include: Called to Holiness, The Moral Life, Commandments 1-3, Commandment 4, Commandment 5, Commandments 6 & 9, Commandments 7 & 10, Commandment 8, Virtue and Vice, Beatitudes

CAT105: Who We Are: The Life of Prayer

Instructor: Colette Lienhard, M.A.
This course presents and overview of prayer and many popular devotions throughout the liturgical year.  Each class also provides classroom ideas. Ideal for catechists and all teachers of the Faith, including parents and home-schoolers.


Classes include: Prayer (An Overview), The Our Father, The Hail Mary, The Rosary, The Stations of the Cross, Divine Mercy, Devotions for Advent and Christmas, Devotions for Lent and Easter, Marian Devotions, Devotions for Catechists