BCC Level 2 – Introduction to Morality*

/BCC Level 2 – Introduction to Morality*
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Dear Coordinators and Catechists,
We are pleased to open registration for the following course:

BCC – Introduction to Morality*

DATES 
17,24,31 Jan 14,21,28 Feb (Thursdays)

TIME
7:30pm – 10pm

VENUE
Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre
2 Highland Road, Singapore 549102

NOTE

*PREREQUISTE

This course is the pre-requisite for: –
ü BCC – Human Sexuality
ü BCC – Catholic Social Teachings

CONTRIBUTION
Course fees are waived for 2019**

**Notwithstanding the waiver of contribution of course fees, participants are required to register for all courses and events to assist us in booking of appropriate rooms, printing of materials and arrangement of tea and snacks, etc. In the event of foreseeable no-shows, we encourage participants to inform the office in advance to help prevent wastage of resources. SPEAKER Friar David Garcia, O.P

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course seeks to:-

  • provide catechists with an overview to the fundamental guiding principles of morality;
  • provide participants with an understanding of moral acts as well as to enable them to assess an individual act to be morally good or morally evil;
  • help participants develop an appreciation for the indispensable need for lifelong formation of moral conscience; and
  • help participants develop an appreciation for the need to cultivate and the practice of the both human and theological virtues so that in seeking happiness which inspires one’s activities, one might be drawn to God who alone can fulfil it;
  • help participants develop an appreciation for moral formation in catechesis in light of the divine pedagogy.

TOPICS
Session 1:            Acts & Assessments
Session 2:            Moral Conscience
Session 3:            Moral Principles
Session 4:            Virtues
Session 5:            Happiness
Session 6:            Catechetical Implications (NEW)

SUGGESTED REFERENCE MATERIAL: 
“Morality: the Catholic View. Servais Pinckaers – St Augustine’s Press – 2003”

(Available for purchase at $25/- from the Office)

REGISTRATION 
To register, please click on this link to fill in the registration form before 14 Jan 2019
https://cms.catechesis.org.sg/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=322

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND ACCESS TO CURRICULUM

FCC (FOUNDATIONAL CATECHESIS COURSE)

The FCCs are the recommended foundational requirements for all catechists, including CGS, home-based, special needs and RCIA. It consists of the following modules:-

  • Intro to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods
  • The Five Strategies of the Virtue Project ™
  • Learning to Listen and Facilitate

In addition to the FCCs, the BCCs are the recommended requirements as follows: –

BCC (BASIC CATECHESIS COURSE)

  • BCC – Introduction to Morality
  • BCC – Catholic Social Teaching*
    ​     *Pre-requisite for this module is the BCC Introduction to Morality module.
  • BCC – Human Sexuality*
    ​     *Pre-requisite for this module is the BCC Introduction to Morality module.
  • BCC – Scripture
  • BCC – Liturgy: The Mass
  • BCC – Evangelisation and Mission retreat (or other selected retreats*) and workshop.
    *Catechists who have attended the following retreats at least 3 years before completing their certificate are not required to attend the Evangelisation and Mission retreat as part of completion of the Basic Catechesis Course requirements:

v  Conversion Experience Retreat by the Catholic Spirituality Centre.

v  AWAKEN retreat by Catholic Spirituality Centre.

v  The First Spiritual Exercises Retreat by Kingsmead Centre.

v  Life in the Spirit (LISS) – please contact [email protected] for a list of endorsed organisers.

v  Labourers in the Vineyard by the Office for the New Evangelisation

v  Watchmen Retreat by the Office for the New Evangelisation

Catechists are required to complete all the modules within 3 years in order to receive their Certificate of Completion.

Catechists who have attended previous courses but have yet to hand in their assignments are encouraged to attend the courses again as a REFRESHER.

ATTENDANCE: 
Participants who are more than 30 minutes late will be deemed absent.

COURSE NOTES: 
All course notes will only be available for download via an url link, on the day of the course/event.

ACCESS TO CHILDREN’S & YOUTH CATECHETICAL CURRICULUM

Pre-requisites for access to Children’s Curriculum (Foundation Year 1 to Level 6):

  • ​100% attendance of Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods (Children’s track)

Pre-requisite for access to Youth Curriculum Levels 7 and 8:

  • 100% attendance for Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods
    (Youth Track)
  • Completed written assignment given out during ICP&CM module.

Pre-requisite for access to Youth Curriculum Levels 9 and 10:

  • 100% attendance for Introduction to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods (Youth Track)
  • Completed written assignment given out during ICP&CM module
  • Sufficient facilitators from parish sent for Learning to Listen and Facilitate module based on ratio of 12 youths to 1 facilitator
  • 100% attendance for Learning to Listen and Facilitate module by parish facilitators
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Please feel free to contact us at [email protected] should you need further clarifications or have any other queries. We look forward to seeing you.

 

Office for Catechesis
Email:  formation@catechesis.org.sg
Website: www.catechesis.org.sg
Office: 6911 0400