Office of Evangelization & Family Life Ministries

Catechetical Training Opportunities

The Art of Catechesis

An eight-part series covering how to teach the Catechism and central catechetical principles and methods. It is a consecutive series, but it is possible to attend any of the dates.

Dates: Oct. 21 · Nov. 4 · Dec. 9 · Jan. 6 · Feb. 10 · March 10 · April 14 · May 12
Location: John Paul II Center
Cost per session: $10 Begins with a continental breakfast at 8:30am.
Each session lasts from 9am-12pm.

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Register for classes by calling 303-715-3252 or email

Catechizing with Joy: A Retreat for Catechists

A one day retreat for catechists based on the joyful mysteries. It will situate the tasks of catechesis within an encounter with God and an ongoing relationship with Him. It will provide some basic practical pointers as well.

4 dates and 4 locations (same content):

MOUNTAINS – Saturday, August 19 (bilingual): St. Clare, Edwards
NORTH – Saturday, September 16: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Ft. Collins
DENVER – Saturday, October 7: Bonfils Hall, John Paul II Center
PLAINS – Saturday, November 18: St. Helena, Ft. Morgan

9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $15 (includes lunch)

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