Catechist Topics

27 Formation Topics Track Master Catechist Topics leading to Advanced Catechetical Certification are taught throughout the Archdiocese. Each two-hour course is led by an expert of theology and pastoral studies. Sessions focus on a variety of topics including Sacred Scripture, Sacraments, and evangelization.

Echoes of Faith Plus is an alternative program for Advanced Catechetical Certification which is accepted by the Archdiocese of Detroit. Led by approved Master Catechists, it is a video-assisted process of formation for parish catechists, Catholic school teachers, and facilitators of adult faith formation. | Guidelines for Echoes 3.0

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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: Implementation of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd requires training for adults at each level or age group: Level One focuses on children ages 3-6. The training course features 90 hours of lectures, participation in discussions, lesson presentations, and assistance with preparing materials and the catechist’s album. The Level One course is foundational for all three levels of CGS. | Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Brochure: 2017-18
CGS Level I Training Brochure 2018-2019 | CGS Level II Training Brochure 2018-2019
Parishes in the Archdiocese of Detroit which offer Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

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