Events

Oct
29
Fri
Recognizing the Religious Potential of the Child with CGSUSA National Director, Mary Mirrione
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
30
Sat
Heartland Region Fall Meeting: Keynote Speaker CGSUSA National Director, Mary Mirrione
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am
Nov
5
Fri
CGSUSA Fall Catechist Study Day – ZOOM Event
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CGSUSA Fall Catechist Study Day:

The Mystery of the Incarnation

Join your fellow CGS catechists as we revisit themes from our formation and found in our core texts. A team of CGSUSA staff and formation leaders will lead us in our Fall and Spring Study Days.

FALL CATECHIST STUDY DAY:

The Mystery of the Incarnation

Friday, November 5, 2021

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

This is a virtual (ZOOM) event

We will look more deeply at
  • Biblical Geography,
  • The Prophets,
  • The Infancy Narratives,
  • Prayer Celebrations that occur in the Atrium during Advent and Christmas.

Note: This formation day is designed for those members of CGSUSA who have completed a CGSUSA sponsored Catechist Formation (at least Level One Formation) or are currently participating in a CGSUSA sponsored formation course.

Registration is limited, do not hesitate, sign up today!

Fee is $30 per person.

Registration Information was sent to all active members in the October Member Memo.

For more information contact

Mary Heinrich

515-321-9440

maryheinrich@cgsusa.org

Nov
17
Wed
Word to Image: A Visual Bible Study with The Saint John’s Bible
Nov 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Word to Image: A Visual Bible Study

with The Saint John’s Bible.

Experience the Word come to Life!

With Tim Ternes

DIRECTOR, THE SAINT JOHN’S BIBLE
DIRECTOR, HMML PROGRAMMING
CURATOR, JON HASSLER SCULPTURE GARDEN

on November 17th, 11:30 AM ET

Join us for a visual Bible Study of Messianic Prophecy, Incarnation, Paschal Mystery, and Parousia, a discussion with a visual approach.

Registration Comming Soon!

 

Nov
21
Sun
A Day of Reflection with Ann Garrido on the Spiritual and Theological Influences of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Regional Event
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A Day of Reflection with Ann Garrido on the Spiritual and Theological Influences of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Join us for a beautiful afternoon and evening of reflection and fellowship as we go deeper into Ann’s book, A Year with Sofia Cavalletti: Daily Reflections on the Spiritual and Theological Influences of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.

From the 32 Points of Reflection # 24: The tasks of the catechist include: going deeper into the Christian message through the knowledge of the biblical and liturgical sources and of on-going living tradition of the church, including the theological, social, and ecumenical movements which enliven the church today.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

2:00 – 6:00 pm

St. Augustin Catholic Church

545 42nd St, Des Moines, Iowa

Schedule of Events

  • 1:45 pm Gather
  • 2:00 pm Adult Reflection Sessions with Ann
  • 5:00 pm Social Hour
  • 5:30 pm Dinner provided by the St. Augustin Knights of Columbus
  • 6:00 pm Door Prizes and Closing Prayer

Reservations will be accepted for the first 50 participants or until November 19th. Suggested Donation $10 payable at the door. Proceeds go to the Shepherd’s Staff (501c3) fund for Catechist Scholarships.

About our Guest Speaker:

Ann Garrido is associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO and founding director of the school’s masters degree program in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. She has served as a catechist with children ages 3-12 since 1996, and has been a formation leader with the U.S. National Association of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd since 1999, a member of the association’s formation committee since 2004. She is the author of numerous books, including Mustard Seed Preaching (LTP, 2003) and A Year with Sofia Cavalletti (LTP, 2017).

Register for an afternoon with Ann Garrido here.