Office for Catechesis

BCC04 Introduction to Morality*

This is a prerequisite module for BCC 05 Human Sexuality and BCC6 Catholic Social Teaching

# Sessions 06
DATE/S23 Feb | 02, 09, 16, 23 & 30 Mar 2021
*Please note change of dates for this course
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 Description

This course provides catechists with an overview of the fundamental guiding principles of morality, and an understanding of moral acts to enable them to assess an individual act to be morally good or morally evil.

Topics include

  1. Acts & Assessments
  2. Moral Conscience
  3. Moral Principles
  4. Virtues
  5. Happiness
  6. Catechetical Implications 
Course Purpose

This course seeks to provide participants with

  • An appreciation for the indispensable need for the lifelong formation of moral conscience; and 

  • An appreciation for the need to cultivate and the practice of both human and theological virtues so that in seeking happiness which inspires one’s activities, one might be drawn to God who alone can fulfill it;

  • help participants develop an appreciation for moral formation in catechesis in light of the divine pedagogy


Rev. Fr David Garcia, OP

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

CLICK HERE for a list of Catholic bookshops in parishes and across Singapore. 

Morality: The Catholic View

by Servais Pinckaers

St. Augustine’s Press;

1st edition, Nov 2003

Purchase this book online

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.