Catechetical Workshop

Source and Summit: The Most Holy Eucharist, 3-5 San Francisco

February 01, 2019
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Holy Name School
SF, CA • Directions

We are thrilled to spend the day with all 3rd-5th grade teachers in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Participants will enjoy a one-day program that reflects on the beauty and gift of the Eucharist. This Workshop blends scholar presentations with interactive pedagogical sessions, giving you a chance to explore content with a respected college professor, as well as simulate practical teaching strategies with ready-to-use classroom materials. Share best practices with your fellow teachers and engage in both formal and informal discussions. Registration for this event is being handled by your principal and the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Schedule


8:00-8:30am
Check-In and Breakfast

8:30-8:45am
Program Introduction

8:45-9:15am
Teaching the Eucharist Using Sacred Art and Media
Spend time exploring how to engage students through the use of Sacred Art and Sophia Sketchpad Videos.

9:15-9:45am
"This is My Body, This is My Blood"
Enjoy the first talk by Dr. John Kincaid, followed by Q & A.

9:45-10:00am
Break/Transition to Mass

10:00-10:45am
Holy Mass

10:45-11:15am
Do This In Memory of Me
Engage in interactive activities that will help your students understand the Mass more deeply.

11:15am-12:00pm
The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life
Enjoy the second talk by Dr. John Kincaid, followed by Q & A.

12:00-12:15pm
Break

12:15-12:45pm
How Is It Possible?
Sophia Institute for Teachers Staff will lead an interactive and hands-on pedagogical session on the real presence of Christ through the Eucharist.

12:45-1:00pm
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.

JKincaid

John Kincaid is a Faculty Fellow at Franciscan University of Steubenville through the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Prior to this he was a Professor of Theology and Scripture at John Paul the Great Catholic University in San Diego. John received his Ph.D. from Ave Maria University, writing his thesis, “The Question of Participation: Membership in the Body of Christ as Pauline Participation,” under Dr. Michael Waldstein.  John received his ThM from Duke University and his MA in theology from Covenant Theological Seminary. He has published articles in the Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Letter and Spirit, and Reading Romans with Thomas Aquinas and is the coeditor of the forthcoming book The Apostle Paul: Catholic Perspectives on the Paul Debates. John is a frequent public speaker, recently presenting at the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference in San Diego and at the St. Louis de Montfort Biblical Studies Conference in Santa Maria. John and his wife, Kristen, live in Escondido, California, and have five children.

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