Dying and Rising with Christ: Teaching and Living the Paschal Mystery

What You'll Get with this Workshop

  • Access recording
  • Explore teaching strategies with a master teacher
  • Enjoy a dynamic presentation by a catechetical scholar
  • Classroom-ready lesson plans
  • Receive a professional development certificate

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Workshop Overview

Enjoy a 1.25 hour pre-recorded virtual workshop on helping your students understand live the Paschal Mystery. This Workshop blends scholar presentations with pedagogical tips. It is open to all K-12 Catholic school teachers, catechists, and catechetical leaders. 

The recording will be available for viewing 2-3 business days after the live session which took place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

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Your Presenters


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 been leading Workshops in over 60 dioceses for more than 8 years, 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.


Michael Patrick Barber is Associate Professor of Scripture and Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO. Prior to his current teaching position, Dr. Barber was Dean of the School of Theology at John Paul the Great Catholic University. He holds a Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller in Pasadena, CA, where he wrote a dissertation on Jesus and Jewish hopes for a new temple, a new priesthood, and a new cult, (currently being revised for publication). In addition, he has a M.A. in Theology from Franciscan University and a B.A. in Theology and Philosophy from Azusa Pacific University. He has published numerous articles and book reviews in academic journals (e.g., Journal of Biblical Literature, Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Religious Studies Review) and has also written a number of books on Scripture, including, Four Views on the Role of Works at the Final Judgment (Grand Rapids: Zondervan), with James D.G. Dunn et al. His current book project is, The Apostle Paul (Eerdmans, forthcoming), co-written with other Catholic scholars, Brant Pitre and John Kincaid. He is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, and the Academy of Catholic Theology. Dr. Barber is a regular speaker at Catholic conferences and parish events around the United States. He and his wife Kimberly have six children and live in Aurora, CO.

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