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We are pleased to open registration for the following Catechist Elective Course (CEC):


7, 14, 21, 28, Mar. 4, 11, 25 Apr. 2019 (7 Thursdays)

7.30pm – 10.00pm

Church of Our Lady Star Of The Sea
10, Yishun Street 22, Singapore 768579

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.


  • Catechetical Coordinators & Level Coordinators for Children and/or Youth
  • All Catechetists & Assistant Catechist

Friar David Garcia, OP

Introducing Catholic doctrine and morality about sexuality to the catechumens is never limited to teaching about avoiding sin – it deals with growth in the Christian virtues and developing the capacity for self-giving in the vocation of one’s own life (The Trust and Meaning of Human Sexuality #123). The importance of virtues need to be emphasized especially in remote and proximate marriage preparation first by helping the catechumens form their character before proximate marriage preparation first by helping the catechumens form their character before providing them with a healthy understanding of relationships, sexuality, the virtue of chastity and responsible parenthood (Amoris Laetitia #206 and Marriage and Love and Life in the Divine Plan, USCCB). In this course, participants will be given a deeper understanding of the cardinal virtues which can be acquired by education and the thelogical virtues which are the foundation of Christian moral activity.

Over the 7 sessions, topics covered include:-
Session 1 – Intro. to the Cardinal Virtues & Prudence
Session 2 – Justice
Session 3 – Fortitude
Session 4 – Temperance
Session 5 – Intro. to the Theological Virtues & Faith
Session 6 – Hope
Session 7 – Charity

Please click on this link to register before, 5th Mar 2019:  https://cms.catechesis.org.sg/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=337 

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