Infinity & Beyond   Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation Charleen Katra & Adrian Herrera
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>  TAKE THE TALENT SURVEY (10 min) </li></ul>
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Objectives  </li></ul><ul><li>“ to put people not only in touch, but ...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Six Tasks of Catechesis (serves as the Framework) </li></ul><ul><li>1...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Baptismal Catechumenate (Methodology/ how to do this!) </li></ul><ul>...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Sharing your story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charleen </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G11  5.4.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The faith community is called to prov...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Group Exercise (4 people) </li></ul>
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G6  5.2.6: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Discernment is necessary to determine ...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G7  5.6.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Ecumenism is the effort among all Chri...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G8  5.3.3: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Families challenged with serious issue...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G9  6.3.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Discipleship involves the application ...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G10  6.4.3: </li></ul><ul><li>“ There are important points of contact...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12  5.4.2: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Faith communities are called to enabl...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12B  6.3.2: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Church in the United States has ...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12D  5.1.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Every person is invited to share in ...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G6 6.1.4 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Evangelization includes listening  </li>...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through Baptismal Catechumenate we:...
Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Charleen Katra  713-741-8793  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Adria...
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  1. 1. Infinity & Beyond Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation Charleen Katra & Adrian Herrera
  2. 2. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li> TAKE THE TALENT SURVEY (10 min) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>“ to put people not only in touch, but also in communion and intimacy, with Jesus Christ” [GDC, no.80]. </li></ul><ul><li>Calls for Mature faith </li></ul><ul><li>Clarifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundational Formation (Remote) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immediate or proximate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing formation </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Six Tasks of Catechesis (serves as the Framework) </li></ul><ul><li>1. Knowledge of the faith </li></ul><ul><li>2. Liturgical life </li></ul><ul><li>3. Moral formation </li></ul><ul><li>4. Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>5. Communal life </li></ul><ul><li>6. Missionary Spirit </li></ul>
  5. 5. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Baptismal Catechumenate (Methodology/ how to do this!) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. It highlights the responsibility of the entire faith community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Reaffirms the centrality of the mystery of Christ in all catechesis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Serves to inspire all catechesis which is lifelong and inherently the responsibility of the Christian community [GDC, no. 90-91]. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Sharing your story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charleen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adrian </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consider Assessment tool/Discerning gifts & Talents (feedback) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G11 5.4.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The faith community is called to provide opportunities for the meaningful development and sharing of the gifts and talents of every member” </li></ul><ul><li>How do you try to incorporate this into your curriculum, or what do you think you are already doing in implementing this target? (share 1 min) </li></ul><ul><li>Large group sharing </li></ul>
  8. 8. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Group Exercise (4 people) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G6 5.2.6: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Discernment is necessary to determine which aspects of secular values, peer pressure and media are harmful or helpful in developing loving relationships.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G7 5.6.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Ecumenism is the effort among all Christians to bring about the fulfillment of Christ's will for the unity of his followers .” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G8 5.3.3: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Families challenged with serious issues are called to remember that a family is holy, not because it is perfect, but because in it God's grace is working.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G9 6.3.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Discipleship involves the application of Catholic social thought to moral and social issues, both locally and globally.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G10 6.4.3: </li></ul><ul><li>“ There are important points of contact between Christianity and Islam that make dialogue between Christians and Muslims potentially very fruitful.” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12 5.4.2: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Faith communities are called to enable persons to grow towards a wholeness that is grounded in their right relationship with God and neighbor, and not dependent on physical strength, beauty, status, power or human achievement.” </li></ul>
  15. 15. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12B 6.3.2: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Church in the United States has addressed unique issues as it has developed from an immigrant Church to the Church of the twenty-first century.” </li></ul>
  16. 16. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G12D 5.1.1: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Every person is invited to share in God’s divine life by their continual growth as a disciple of Jesus.” </li></ul>
  17. 17. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>G6 6.1.4 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Evangelization includes listening </li></ul><ul><li>to others share their </li></ul><ul><li>stories, as well as sharing one’s </li></ul><ul><li>own personal story of </li></ul><ul><li>faith” </li></ul>
  18. 18. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through Baptismal Catechumenate we: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make transitions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nurture potential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Empower their spiritual skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are also Catalysts of ministries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a. Called to work w/others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>b. Beyond faith community </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Preparing teens for lifelong faith formation <ul><li>Charleen Katra 713-741-8793 [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Adrian Herrera 713-741-8799 [email_address] </li></ul>

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