Family Catechesis

This is the process by which the faith of children and young people is nurtured within the context of family life. It is primarily concerned with the recognising the presence of God in the everyday events shared in family life.

  • Grow in faith by providing opportunities for a family to understand and live the message of the Gospel

  • Pray and worship

  • Be motivated to serve and nurture others.

Parents today seek support, encouragement and resources for the formation in faith of their children. The Catechist Service offers workshops to assist families devise ways of nurturing faith within family life.

The workshops:

  • Affirm families in what they are already doing

  • Encourage parents to take on the challenge

  • Support families in seeking a deeper life of faith

The workshops:

  •  Affirm families in what they are already doing

  •  Encourage parents to take on the challenge

  •  Support families in seeking a deeper life of faith.

Parish Family Workshops

These workshops are offered at three levels:

Workshops designed for parents and other interested adults

  • Teachable Faith Moments within Family Life

  • The Importance of Family Prayer

  • Families Create and Celebrate

Intergenerational workshops involving both children and parents

  • Family Flower Garden

  • Let’s Have a Chat

  • Bricks and Mortar

  • Welcoming Christ.

Intergenerational sacrament workshops suitable for the preparation of sacrament

  • Baptism

  • Penance (Reconciliation)

  • Eucharist (Communion)