Catechetical Workshop

Proclaiming the Kingdom, Green Bay

June 10, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help
New Franken, WI • Directions

Out of concern and respect for the current state and diocesan health guidelines responding to COVID-19, this workshop has been rescheduled for June of 2021. Please visit our virtual workshops page in the meantime to enjoy quality professional development from the comfort of you own home. We hope to see you in person soon!

Join our Workshop staff for a FREE one-day program in the Diocese of Green Bay on our call as teachers to proclaim the Good News of God's love to our students. 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 engage in both formal and informal discussions.

Schedule


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

9:30-9:45am
Program Introduction

9:45-10:15am
The Jesus Elevator Pitch
How well do we know the basic Gospel message? Could we share all the essential details with a complete stranger? Spend time exploring the essential elements of sharing the basic Gospel message with our students and others.

10:15-10:50am
Thy Kingdom Come
Enjoy the first of two presentations by Prof. Scott Sollom, followed by Q & A.

10:50-11:00am
Break/Transition to Mass

11:00-11:45am
Holy Mass

11:45am-12:30pm
"The Kingdom of Heaven Is At Hand"
Spend time engaging in interactive activities that will help your students understand the essential elements of Jesus' message.

12:30-1:15pm
Lunch

1:15-2:00pm
The Kerygma and Evangelization
Enjoy the second and final presentation by Prof. Scott Sollom, followed by Q & A.

2:00-2:15pm
Break

2:15-2:50pm
Apples to Kerygma
Spend time collaborating with colleagues by discussing ways to ensure every doctrine taught relates back to the basic Gospel message.

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

Spiritual 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 in 2014 after more than 10 years as a Catholic high school teacher. In addition to teaching Jose has experience working in parish and diocesan ministry.  Jose has led over 250 of our workshops in over 45 dioceses, and contributes regularly to our teacher's guides and digital instructional resources. He 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 four children.

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Scott Sollom is an associate professor of theology at Franciscan University who has worked in the field of catechesis and evangelization for 15 years. He has published articles in the Catechetical Review and The Sower Journal, and co-authored faith formation curriculums for the Association for Catechumenal Ministry, as well as Symbolon. Scott’s wife, Mary, has taught in the local Catholic high school for 10 years. They live in Steubenville, Ohio, with their five children.

4047 Chapel Dr, New Franken, WI 54229, USA


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