Office for Catechesis (Archdiocese of Singapore)

Office for Catechesis - Calendar Of Events & Courses 2017

Month

Date(s)

Timing

Event

January

Mon Jan 2

9am – 11am

Communi-Tea: Primary & Youth Coordinators Gathering

CLOSED

Mon Jan 2

11am - 12:30pm

Launch of Catechetical Year

CLOSED

Sat Jan 7, Sun 8

-

Catechetical Sunday

Tue Jan 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb 7

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 1 - Scripture

CLOSED

Thu Jan 19

7:30pm - 10pm

CCW – Planning FR/FHC Retreat for Children

CLOSED

Sat Jan 21

9:30am – 6:00pm

BCC 2 – Learning to Listen & Facilitate

(Church of the Holy Spirit)

CLOSED

February

Sat Feb 4

9:30am - 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent Formation 1

CLOSED

Sat Feb 4

9:30am – 3:30pm

BCC 2 – Learning to Listen & Facilitate

(Church of the Holy Spirit)

CLOSED

Thu Feb 9

7:30pm - 10pm

CCW – Planning Parent Formation Sessions

CLOSED

Sat Feb 11

9:30am - 12pm

Communi-Tea: RCIA Coordinators’ Meeting

CLOSED

Sat Feb 11

Sun Feb 12

Sat Feb 25

9am - 9pm

9:30am - 5pm
9:30am - 5pm

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Retreat - Day 1)

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Retreat - Day 2)

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Follow-Up)

CLOSED

Sat Feb 11

Sat Feb 18

9.30am - 6pm

1pm - 6pm

BCC 2 - Learning to Listen & Facilitate

(Church of St Francis Xavier)

CLOSED

Tue Feb 28

Mar 7, 14, 21, 28

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC - Special Needs Catechesis 1

CLOSED



March

Sat Mar 4

Sun Mar 5

1:30pm - 3pm

3pm - 4:30pm

RCIA ROE (SMOTA)

RCIA ROE (BVM)

Sat Mar 4, 11

9:30am - 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent-Catechist Meeting 1

Wed Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 12

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 1 – Intro to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods* (Church of St Ignatius)

CLOSED

Sat Mar 25

9:30am - 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent Formation 2

Sat Mar 25, Apr 1

9:30am - 12:30pm

CEC - History of the Catholic Church in Singapore

CLOSED

April

Sun Apr2

Sat Apr 8

9.30am - 6pm

9:30am - 3:30pm

BCC 2 - Learning to Listen & Facilitate

CLOSED

Sat Apr 8

TBD

Bridging Programme: DOR for Children/Youths preparing for Baptism

Tue Apr 18

7:30pm - 10pm

CCW - Managing Youths in the Prayer Space

CLOSED

Thu Apr 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 2 – Intro to Morality

CLOSED

Fri Apr 28, Sat 29, Sun 30, Mon May 1

Check in: 7.30pm

Check out: 5pm

Kerygma Retreat

Annual Retreat for Catechetical Teams

CLOSED

Month

Date(s)

Timing

Event

May

Tue May 9, 16, 23, 30

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC - Special Needs Catechesis 2

CLOSED

 

Sat May 13

9:30am - 12pm

Communi-Tea:  RCIA Coordinators’ and Core Team Meeting

CLOSED

 

Wed May 17, 24

7:30pm - 10pm

CCW - Praying With Catechumens

CLOSED

 

Sat May 27, Sun 28

9am-4pm

ACT Programme: Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis Study Weekend

 

 

 

 

June

Tue Jun 6

7.30pm - 10pm

Communi-Tea: LOWC

CLOSED

 

Thu Jun 15, Fri 16, Sat 17

9:30am - 4:00pm

Bridging Programme: First Reconciliation / First Holy Communion Retreat

 

Sat Jun 17

9:30am - 11:00am

Bridging Programme: Parent Formation 3

 

Thu Jun 29, Fri 30

Sat Jul 1

7.30pm - 10pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

RCIA Team & Sponsors Recollection*

CLOSED

 

Tue Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 Jul 4 

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 1 - Liturgy: The Mass

CLOSED

 

 

 

 

July

Sat 8 Jul

9:30 – 5:00pm

OFC Open House

 

Thu Jul 6, 13, 20, 27
Aug 3, 10, 17

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC – Introduction to Virtues

CLOSED

 

Wed Jul 19

7:30pm - 10pm

Communi-Tea: Children’s Catechists’  Gathering

 

Wed Jul 26

7:30pm - 10pm

CCW – Planning Confirmation Retreat for Youths

 

Sat Jul 22, Sun 23

9:30am - 4:30pm

RCIA Sponsors’ Training

 

 

 

 

August

Sat Aug 12, 19

9:30am - 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent-Catechist Meeting 2

 

Thu Aug 17, 24, 31,  Sep 7

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC – Liturgical Principles

CLOSED

 

Sat Aug 26

9:30am - 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent Formation 4

 

Thu Aug 31

9:00am - 6pm

RCIA Seminar
CLOSED


 

Month

Date(s)

Timing

Event

September

Fri Sep 1, 2, 3, 4

9:00am - 6pm

RCIA Seminar

 

Sat Sep 9, Sun 10

-

Catechetical Awareness Weekend

 

Thu Sep 14, 21, 28,  Oct 5, 12

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 2 – Catholic Social Teaching

 

Tue 31 Oct

7:30pm - 10pm

Communi-Tea:Living Out the PASCHAL Disciplines

 

Sat Sep 23

Sun Sep 24

Sat Oct 7

9am - 9pm

9:30am - 5pm
9:30am - 5pm

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Retreat - Day 1)

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Retreat - Day 2)

BCC 1 Evangelisation & Mission (Follow-Up)

October

Fri Oct 6, 13, 20,27,

Nov 3, 10

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC – Church History
REGISTER

 

Tue Oct 10, 17, 24

7:30pm - 10pm

CEC - Praying the Divine Office

REGISTER

 

Wed Oct 11

7:30pm - 10pm

Communi-Tea: Youth Catechists’ Gathering

 

Sat Oct 21, 28

9:30am - 12:30pm

CEC - History of the Catholic Church in Singapore
REGISTER

 

Sat Oct 14

 

Communi-Tea RCIA

 

Wed Oct 18**

(Public Holiday)

9.30am – 1.30pm

New Catechists’ Orientation
-CANCELLED- 

 

Wed Oct 25, Nov 8,15,22,29 Dec 6

1 Nov All Saints Day (No Session)

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 1 - Intro to Catechetical Pedagogy & Catechetical Methods*

 

Thu Oct 26 Nov 9, 16, 23, 30.

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC2 – Human Sexuality

 

Sun Oct 29

3pm – 5pm

Mass For Special Needs

 

Tue Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28

7:30pm - 10pm

BCC 2 - Learning to Listen & Facilitate

Month

Date(s)

Timing

Event

November

Sat Nov 4, Sun 5  

9am - 4pm

ACT Programme: Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis Study Weekend

 

Sat Nov 11

9:30am – 11am

Bridging Programme: Parent Formation 5

 

Sat Nov 11, Sun 12

9:30am - 4:30pm

RCIA – Sponsors’ Training

 

Sat Nov 25, Sun 26

9:30am - 5pm

Coordinators’ Retreat

 

Note:

BCC  - Basic Catechist Certification

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

CEC  -   Catechist Elective Course

CCW -  Craft of Catechesis Workshop

 

*   Replaces Primary Curriculum Training and Youth Curriculum Training

** Deepavali Holiday may be subject to change.

#   Formation dates and timing may be subject to changes in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

##  Calendar does not include Bridging Programme weekly schedule as well as ongoing pilot project(s).