Office for Catechesis

BCC06 Cathlic Social Teaching**

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# Sessions 06
DATE/S27 JUL | 03, 10, 17, 24 & 31 AUG 2021
TIME 7:30 pm - 10.00 pm

(Registration from 7.00 pm)

VENUE /  MODETo be confirmed
Registration Opens Q2 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 module introduces participants to the Church's teaching on matters of social justice, involving issues of poverty and wealth, economics, social organization and the role of the state.
Topics include
1. Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching
2. Human Persons &Common Good
3. Layered Societies & Social Principles
4. Work & Economy
5. Leadership & Globalization
6. Catechetical Praxis and Applications
Course Purpose
This module seeks to facilitate catechists in their understanding and  practice of what it means to uphold their Catholic identity as agents for love, peace and justice, called to build a just society that respects the life and dignity of the human person.

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. 

DOCAT: What to do -  ​Social Doctrine of the Catholic Church

1st Edition, 2016

There will be assigned readings prior to each session for this course.

Each participant is required to purchase this publication. 

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.