10 July 2010 – San Fabian, Pangasinan. The volunteer catechists of the Parish of St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr, held a two-day Orientation-Seminar to prepare them for their catechetical ministry. They will formally start their catechetical classes in the different public elementary schools by the end of July 2011.
The two-day orientation-seminar was held last 9-10 July 2011
Workshop on the Making of Teaching Aids
The first day of the workshop-seminar was devoted to the making of various teaching aids and materials to be used in teaching catechism. The facilitators provided sample teaching aids to the catechists for them to base their own teaching materials which they made in a series of workshop sessions.
At the end of the day, the catechists were able to make and produce several teaching materials for their catechetical classes based on the catechetical books/modules provided for them by the Archdiocesan Catechetical Ministry.
Sis. Ma. Rowena A. Nicer, Elizabeth Terte, Shirley Tersol, Roberta Somintac, Dado Gerard Vallejos and Michelle Vallejos facilitated the first day workshop.
Creative Use of Scriptures for Catechism
The second day of the workshop seminar was spent on learning the types of the intelligences of man. The workshop provided the catechists with the know-how as well as the many creative approaches in bringing the catechism to the children. (See blog on “Creative Use of Sacred Scriptures in Catechism'”).
The Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate facilitated the second day of the seminar-workshop. The seminar was given twice already to the catechists of the parish since 2008.
Sis. Silvana de Vera, Susan Aoanan, Belma Ibasan, Bros Rudy and Friedy composed the Biblical Apostolate Team.