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We are pleased to open registration for the following Foundational Catechesis Course:-

The Five Strategies of the Virtues Project™

20 & 27 July (Saturday)

9:00am till 4:00pm
(Registration starts from 8:30am)

Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace
4 Sandy Lane, Singapore 437321


*     This workshop is heavily subsidised by the Archdiocese, so participants are required to register 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. In the event that prior notification was not given, participants will be charged the full cost of $120/- for no-shows.

Ms Simone Lai

Simone teaches Religious and Moral Education and is the Faith Formation Coordinator at SJI Elementary School (SJIIES), a school that uses the Virtues Project as an intrinsic part of its approach to supporting the students’ development in the virtues so that they can learn to become people for others. As a trained Virtues Project Facilitator, Simone collaborates with management and staff of SJIIES to deepen the culture of practicing virtues and she uses all the strategies of the Virtues Project in her teaching role and pastoral work at the school.

She coordinates the catechism program for Kindergarten children and Elementary Students at SJIIES and teaches catechism. Prior to joining SJIIES, Simone served as a catechist to children in a parish setting and in PAFED’s educational projects of the Catechism of the Good Shepherd for children of age 3 to 12 for over a decade. Simone was a co-founder of PAFED (a not-for profit organization), whose educational institutions; Cherrybrook Kindergarten and Cherrybrook Preschool have been using the strategies of the Virtues Project for years as an integral part of their approach to realizing their mission of educating children of character.

With a Masters in Marriage and Family Studies, Simone has conducted talks and facilitated parenting and marriage workshops for Family Enrichment Society, including programs by IFFD. (International Federation for Family Development). She has also been a presenter to students and parents of different modules of the H.E.A.R.T program in SJII and SJIIES. Simone has conducted Virtues Project workshops for catechists at ONE and for parents at a government organization. She is passionate about sharing the strategies of the Virtues Project with others as she continues to see how effective they are in building relationships and nurturing the growth of virtues in everyone, including her teenage and young adult sons.

Simone is a certified associate coach of Corporate Coach Academy and is currently working towards certification with International Coach Federation.


• Catechetical Coordinators
• Level Coordinators for Children and/or Youth
• Catechists
• Assistant catechists, facilitators, volunteers working with children and/or youth

Please register before 13 July 2019

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