Catechesis

Stewardship Councilperson: Cassi FitzGerald

 

 

Sunday Nursery Coordinator

Timeline – Time varies to organize volunteers and set the schedule for Sunday mornings 9:15-10:15; Sept.-May

Contact – Facilitator of Faith Formation (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – The coordinator for the Sunday morning nursery recruits adult volunteers to work with CYM volunteer students to provide children age 1-4 years old with activities during the CCD/Adult Education/RCIA classes. The coordinator creates a schedule of rotating adult volunteers to cover each weekend of classes.  *VIRTUS required

 

Sunday Nursery Volunteer

Timeline – One Sunday a month from 9:15-10:15a.m.; Sept.-May

Contact – Sunday Nursery Coordinator (OPEN)

Description – Sunday morning nursery adult volunteers work with CYM volunteer students to provide children age 1-4 years old with activities during the CCD/Adult Education/RCIA classes. Volunteers make sure every child is accounted for and cared for, and oversee the set-up and clean-up of the nursery space during their shift. *VIRTUS required

 

Grade School CCD Catechist

Timeline – Sept.-May; Sunday morning 9:15-10:15

Contact – Facilitator of Faith Formation (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Catechists are first and foremost a witness to the students by their love of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church. Catechists present students with a provided curriculum in grades K-5. *VIRTUS required

 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Volunteer

Timeline – Classes are Sept.-May, but volunteers are needed year-round

Contact – Angie Bielefeld

Description – Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (COGS) needs volunteers to assist with making materials (sewing, woodworking, copy work, etc.) and with assisting in the classroom.  *VIRTUS required

 

Totus Tuus Volunteer

Timeline – One week during the summer months

Contact – Jody Gorges

Description – Totus Tuus volunteers assist in a variety of ways.  Individuals can volunteer during the day program, host two team members overnight for the week, host the 4 person team for supper, or provide lunch for the volunteers during the week.  *VIRTUS required

 

Middle School and High School Catechist

Timeline – Sept.-May; Wednesday evening 7:00 – 8:40

Contact – Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Catechists are first and foremost a witness to the students by their love of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church. Catechists present students with a provided curriculum in grades 6-12, *VIRTUS required

 

Middle School Youth Ministry

Timeline – Sept.-Aug; One Saturday CYM event a month and Diocesan events

Contact – Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Works in a team to create, plan, and chaperone both social and service events as well as prayer services. *VIRTUS required

 

High School Youth Ministry Leader

Timeline – Sept.-Aug. weekly CYM nights, monthly CYM events & meetings

Contact – Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – A Youth Ministry Leader invests in the lives of high school students fostering relationships in Christ. Leaders assist catechists with CCD lessons, and create, plan, and chaperone social, service, and prayer opportunities for the students. *VIRTUS required

 

Young Adult/College Outreach Volunteers

Timeline – Flexible monthly hours

Contact – Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Volunteers help gather addresses for all college age young adult parishioners. In effort for continued contact, prayer, and support of our young adult parishioners we send cards, care packages, and invitations to events, as well as help them contact their school’s Catholic Campus/Newman Center.

 

 Adult Education Speaker

Timeline – Varies depending on Catechist’s Sessions (2-4 weeks per session)

Contact – Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Responsible for presenting faith based sessions of varying lengths

 

Adult Small Group Bible/Book Study Facilitator

Timeline – Meets weekly during a 4-8 week session depending on the study

Contact - Faith Formation Facilitator (Cassi FitzGerald)

Description – Facilitates discussion of a Bible/Book study with a small group of adults, communicates with Faith Formation Facilitator about potential studies.

 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) Catechist or Sponsor

       Timeline – September - May

       Timeline – September - May

       Contact – Jarrod & Emily Thome

       Description – RCIA presenters aid in forming adults who wish to enter the Catholic faith or who wish to revisit the basic

       teachings of the faith.