Summer Teacher/Catechist Formation Opportunity

“Learning to Fish: Teaching Teachers to Read the Scriptures with Understanding”

Who:    All Teachers and Catechists, or Catholics interested in learning about the New Testament.

What:   A Scripture study led by Father Ray Clark focused on the Gospels and St. Paul (Schedule below).

Where: This on-line offering and you will receive information on how to join the program after you register.  

When:  The program will be offered on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from  June 2 through July 7.

Why:    You will earn 14 hours toward Diocesan certification (7 hours in Catechist and 7 in Content) and learn to understand the Bible as story and revealed word of God.

Cost:  FREE

You are invited to join Father Ray for an introduction to the New Testament this summer. This free, on-line experience is a wonderful way to accumulate 14 hours toward diocesan certification. You only need to purchase a copy of Stephen Binz book titled, “Introduction to the Bible: A Catholic guide to studying Scripture,” for $10 in Owensboro at St. Maximilian Kolbe Bookstore at 109 E. 18th Street or order through Liturgical Press. You are also encouraged to have a Catholic study Bible. We recommend Little Rock Catholic Study Bible which is also available through Liturgical Press.


Week One:     Who is Jesus? Reading the Gospel of Mark aloud together.

Week Two:     Scripture as Story. The class will watch the movie, Big Fish.

Week Three:  Gospels of Matthew & Luke

Week Four:    Gospel of John

Week Five:    Who is St. Paul?

Week Six:      The Letters of St. Paul to the Galatians and the Romans


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