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Deadline to register for Evangelization and Catechesis webinar in March

February 22

Catechesis webinar – The English sector of the Office for Evangelization and Catechesis of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will offer a four-part webinar series during Lent 2021 entitled. Nurturing Friendship, theDirectory for Catechesis in Dialogue with the Encyclical Letter Fratelli Tutti.

Beginning March 2, 2021, the weekly sessions will explore how the themes presented in each of the documents (Directory for Catechesis and Fratelli Tutti) call catechists to be people of hope who promote human dignity and communion with God by building bridges and asking ‘Who is my neighbour?’

Keynote speakers from across the country will offer insight and propose concrete ways to help form communities of missionary disciples within dioceses, eparchies, parishes, and Catholic schools. Webinars will take place on Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m. noon (SK time) March 2, March 9, and starting at 11:00 a.m. (SK time) March 16 and March 23, and are 90 minutes in length.

Registration is free of charge, however interested participants are asked to sign up before Monday, Feb. 22, 2021.

Register at: https://cccb-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O0swCv7TQuWnhcgPd7fY9Q – (participants can indicate their preference for attending one, two, three or all four of the sessions).

  • Session 1 | Tuesday, March 2, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm SK time – “The Catechist Brings Hope: Navigating the Signs of Our Times.” Keynote: V. Rev. Msgr. Murray J. Kroetsch; Response by: Michelle Dabrowsk.i
  • Session 2 | Tuesday, March 9, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm SK time – “The Catechist Asks: “Who is my neighbour? Parable of the Good Samaritan as a Paradigm for Encounters of Mercy.” Interpretative Drama Presentation: Elisa Lollino. Keynote: Dr. Josephine Lombardi.
  • Session 3 | Tuesday, March 16, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm SK time – “The Catechist Promotes Human Dignity and Communion with God.” Keynote: Dr. Nick Olkovich; Response by: Anne Walsh, DMin.
  • Session 4 | Tuesday, March 23, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm SK time – “The Catechist Builds Bridges with Diverse Faith Communities.” Keynote: Julien Hammond; Response by: Charlene Peters


For more information about the series, contact Margaret Shea-Lawrence by e-mail at m.shea-lawrence@cccb.ca.


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