I Believe: Exploring the Creed

What You'll Get with this Workshop

  • Six 45-60-Minute Sessions
  • Explore teaching strategies, solid Catholic content, and class-room ready lesson plans.
  • Instant, easy access- no expiration!
  • Receive a professional development certificate.

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Workshop Overview

Join us for a 6 session series on the 12 articles of the Creed. Explore content with two of our dynamic presenters and discover practical tips and ideas for engaging your students. All teachers and catechists who participate will receive free teacher and catechist-written lessons for use in your classrooms. Additionally, you will receive a certificate for 6 hours of professional development after completing the six lessons. Each session will be 45-60 minutes long.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Professional Development Certificate: You may request your certificate by visiting this link.

Recieve your included lesson bundle after purchase: Once you have purchased email Heidi Peters ( and let her know wether you would like access to a K-2, 3-5, 6-8, or high school lesson bundle.

Sophia Institute for Teachers is an independent, non-profit organization. Participants at our programs receive certificates stating the number of hours at each workshop and as proof of attendance. Each diocese will determine if/how these hours can be applied toward on-going teacher or catechist certification requirements. If you need official verification that attendance at our program will satisfy your requirements, please check with your principal and/or the appropriate person in your diocese.


Workshop Sessions

Session 1: I Believe in God

Session 2: God the Son Part 1

Session 3: God the Son Part 2

Session 4: The Holy Spirit

Session 5: The Church

Session 6: Our Eternal Reward

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.


Anne Rennie joined the team at Sophia Institute for Teachers with eight years of teaching experience in Catholic schools. She assists with support, curriculum, and professional development programs. She has also taught faith formation, confirmation classes, and RCIA in parishes. Anne’s experience also includes several years in the business world and in higher ed administration. She has a BA in Liberal Studies, an Apostolic Catechetical Diploma from Magdalen College, and a Masters in Theological Studies from Saint John’s Seminary in Boston.

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