Office for Catechesis

BCC02 Scripture


# Sessions 07
DAY WEDNESDAYS
DATE/S24 FEB | 03.10.17.24, 31 MAR & 07 APR 2021
TIME 7:30 pm - 10.00 pm

(Registration from 7.00 pm)

 MODE *Online 
Registration Closes 19 Feb 2021

*Please be read the course confirmation email carefully. It contains further important instructions regarding access to the online sessions. Thank you.

COURSE DETAILS
Course Description

In this basic course, catechists will discover the fundamental principles that under-gird and animate the great themes of Sacred Scripture. The following fundamental principles will be covered over seven sessions.

Session 1: Reading and Interpreting Sacred Scriptures – Part 1 
Session 2: Reading and Interpreting Sacred Scriptures – Part

Session 3: Intro to Sacred Scripture
Session 4: Semitic Roots of Christian Scripture
Session 5: Typology: Christian Fulfilment of Semitic Hope
Session 6: Salvation: Primary Message of the Scripture
Session 7: Parousia: The Destiny of All Creation

Course Purpose
The objectives of this course are for catechists to:

  • Appreciate Sacred Scriptures and Tradition as important sources for catechesis (GDC 127),
  • Be introduced to a faith-filled reading of Sacred Scriptures and practice of prayer (GDC 175) through Lectio Dvina and Ignatian contemplation,
  • Foster a deeper relationship with God through Sacred Scriptures so that they truly become encounters with the Living Word.
Speaker/Trainer

Rev. Fr Valerian Cheong

Who should attend

  • Catechetical Coordinators & Level Coordinators for Children and/or Youth

  • All Catechists & Assistant Catechists

  • Catechetical Assistants & Facilitators

  • RCIA Coordinators, Facilitators & Sponsors.

Suggested Course Material

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History of the Kingdom of God, Part 1 

by Sofia Cavalletti

Liturgy Training Publication

April 1, 2012

Contribution Fee

Waived by Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore


Notwithstanding the waiver of contribution fee, participants are required to register for all courses and events to assist us in the booking of appropriate rooms, the 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

Please Note
  1. Attendance - Participants must achieve 80% attendance for the modules registered. Please inform us if you are unable to attend the session.
  2. Course Notes - All course notes will be available via soft copy.
  3. Punctuality - Participants are encouraged to be punctual. Being more than THIRTY (30) minutes late for any session is deemed absent.
  4. Substitution - Request for substitution has to be made in writing, e.g., via email and subject to acceptance by OFC, subjected to eligibility requirements
  5. Withdrawal - As this course tends to be fully subscribed and to allow others on the wait-list to attend the course, a no-show penalty of the course fees may be imposed.
  6. Cancellation/Postponement of Courses - OFC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In these circumstances, OFC will refund payments made, if any.