2017 Schedule

08:00am – 09:00am Registration RM 213 ABC
09:00am – 10:00am Holy Mass
Celebrated by Bishop Jugis
RM 213 ABC
10:15am – 10:30am Welcome / Introductions RM 213 ABC
10:30am – 11:30am Keynote Address: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

·        Sr. Johanna Paruch (English)

·        Esther Terry (Español)


RM 213 ABC

RM 217 ABC

11:35am – 12:30pm Breakout Session I:
  ·        Key Catechetical Methods for the New Evangelization  Lucas Pollice
  ·        Giving Authentic Witness: Practical Tips for Personal Witness  Scott Sollom
  ·        Making Disciples Like the early Christians  Fr. Joseph Matlak
  ·        Sports and Virtue  Dr. William Thierfelder
  ·        La Inclusión, Amar Como Dios Nos Ama  Adilia Rodriguez
  ·        La Espiritualidad
Ibis Centeno
12:30pm – 01:30pm Lunch RM 217 ABC
01:40pm – 02:40pm Breakout Session II:
  ·        The Spirituality of the Catechist Lucas Pollice
  ·        Liturgy in Catechesis  Scott Sollom
  ·        Using Pop Culture in Catechesis  Sr. Johanna Paruch
  ·        Engaging Youth Culture: A Vision for Effective Youth Ministry  Bethany Fischer
  ·        Catequesis para Familias Discípulas y Misioneras  William Cardona
  ·        Etapas del Desarrollo de la Fe  Ibis Centeno
02:50pm – 03:50pm Breakout Session 3:
  ·        Time Management, Goal Planning, & Budgeting for Religious Educators  Lucas Pollice
  ·        The Blessed Virgin Mary: Model of Evangelization  Scott Sollom
  ·        Catholic Black History: Invisible to Most, Yet Invaluable to All
 Antoinette Tupponce & Zeta Kenner
  ·        Natural Law & A Catholic Worldview  Paul Kotlowksi
  ·        Los Frutos del Espíritu Santo en la Vida del Catequista  Adilia Rodriguez
  ·        Construyendo Comunidades de Formación a Través de Cursos en Línea  Esther Terry

04:00pm – 04:30pm



Conference Closing