Catechetical Workshop

In His Image, June 11th

June 11, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Diocese of Green Bay
Green Bay, WI • Directions

"Let us make man in our image.." What does it mean to be made in the Image and Likeness of God? What does it mean to be created Male and Female? How do we help our students understand these profound realities so that they truly impact the way they live? Join our Workshop staff for a FREE one-day program on helping students see the beauty of these realities through the lens of St. Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body. This Workshop blends scholar presentations with interactive pedagogical sessions, giving you a chance to explore content with a respected college professor, as well as explore and simulate practical teaching strategies with ready-to-use classroom materials. Share best practices with your fellow teachers, enjoy catered breakfast and lunch, and both formal and informal discussions.

Schedule


9:00-9:30am
Breakfast and Check-In

9:30-9:45am
Program Introduction

9:45-10:15am
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Art Gallery
Spend time examining various pieces of art that depict the beauty of creation and the human person.

10:15-11:00am
In The Divine Image He Created Them
Enjoy the first of two presentations by a respected college professor, followed by Q & A

11:00-11:15am
Break

11:15am-12:00pm
Created Out of Love
Spend time engaging in interactive activities that will help students understand what it truly means to be created in God's image.

12:00-12:45pm
Holy Mass

12:45-1:30pm
Lunch

1:30-2:15pm
Male and Female He Created Them
Enjoy the second presentation by a respected college professor, followed by Q & A

2:15-2:50pm
God's Love Revealed in Our Bodies
Spend time engaging in hands-on activities that will help students understand what it means to be male and female.

2:50-3:00pm
Additional Resources, Evaluation

Join us, and you'll receive…

Catechetical Formation

Catechetical Formation

Engaging sessions by a catechetical scholar provide background knowledge so you can confidently engage students with our Faith.

Spriritual Formation

Spriritual Formation

You'll explore your vocation as a teacher, coming to see your calling as a witness to Christ in the classroom.

Practical Application

Practical Application

A veteran teacher follows each scholarly presentation with research-based teaching strategies, giving you immediate ways to apply this knowledge in the classroom.

Ready-to-Use Materials

Ready-to-Use Materials

Receive a free, classroom-tested teacher's guide featuring 10-12 lessons with classroom activities and sacred art.

Presenters

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Jose Gonzalez joined the team at Sophia Institute for Teachers after more than 10 years as a high school teacher at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School in Wichita, Kansas. In addition to teaching, he has also worked as a youth minister and a coordinator of Totus Tuus in the Archdiocese of Denver. Jose is also an experienced speaker and presenter whose experiences include youth and Confirmation gatherings, RCIA classes, and adult faith formation. Jose has a BA in theology with a concentration in religious education from Franciscan University of Steubenville, and an MA in evangelization and catechesis from the Augustine Institute. Jose and his wife, Mary Beth, have two daughters and a son.

Diocese of Green Bay

1825 Riverside Dr, Green Bay, WI 54301


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