Into the Fields
Teacher & Catechist Formation
for all catechetical ministries in the parish
Training & Links
as found in the Facilitator Manual
Opening Your Heart to God
Click on the heart to open this prayer.
(Page 12 of the Manual)
Facilitator's Prayers
Click on the candle to open.
(Page 12 of the Manual)
Getting Ready
as a Facilitator
Click the acorns to open.
(Page 13 of the Manual)
More resources
Click the books to open.
(Page 15 of the Manual)
Forms available as PDF files.
Use these handy forms rather than
photocopying out of your Facilitator Manual.
Click on any link below to open a PDF on your screen.

Group List  - page 16
A handy way to store contact information

Large Group Session Planner - page
17
Lay out the dates and locations for your whole season

Attendance Record - pages 18-19

Enrollment & Blessing of
Participants
- pages 262-263

Evaluation form - page 265
You need one copy of this form for each participant.

Session Evaluation - pages 266-267
To be completed by the participants in order to give
the facilitator a sense of the group.

Enrollment form - page 268

Explanation of Into the Fields -- pages
272-279 -- for:
School teachers
Parish catechists
Youth Ministry volunteers
RCIA Team members

Personal Plan for Growth in my
Catechetical Ministry
- pages
283-287
Each participant is asked to complete a section of this
after each session.
Into the Fields Links
Link #1 (page 34 in the Manual)
Pope John Paul II on the role of "teacher."
Click here and scroll down to paragraphs 7 & 8.
Article #1 (page 35 in the Manual)
Mark Ciesielski:
"How to Welcome Everyone
Back"
Click here to open this article.
Link #2 (page 42 in the Manual)
Wikipedia article on lesson planning.
Click here to go there.
Link #3 (page 50 in the Manual)
Pope John Paul II on beauty.
Click here to go there
Link #4 (page 51 in the Manual)
Nick Wagner: "Using Liturgical Catechesis"
Click here to go there
Link #5 (page 52 in the Manual)
What is Mystagogy?
Click here to go there
Link #6 (page 60 in the Manual)
What does "multiple intelligences" mean?
Click here to go there
Link #7 (page 61 in the Manual)
Howard Gardner: his conclusions
Click here to go there
Link #8 (page 66 in the Manual)
Comparison of English Bible translations
Click here to go there
Link #9 (page 66 in the Manual)
Frequently asked questions about the Bible
Click here to go there
Link #10 (page 68 in the Manual)
Click here to go there
Link #11 (page 74 in the Manual)
Fr Gustavo Guttierez on the poor of Christ
Click here to go there
Steps toward developing "unity in love"
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 821
Link #12 (page 76 in the Manual)
Kinds of and barriers to collaboration
Click here to go there
Link #14 (page 90 in the Manual)
Vatican II on how the Kingdom is revealed
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 5 & 6
Article #3 (page 145 in the Manual)
Larry Livingston:
"What's in a Name? How
Titles Teach"
Click here to open this article.
Article #2 (page 131 in the Manual)
Sr Janet Schaeffer OP:
"Experiencing Christ: The
Goal of Catechesis"
Click here to open this article.
Link #15 (page 106 in the Manual)
Pope Paul VI on witnessing to our faith
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 21
Link #16 (page 107 in the Manual)
Gilbert Ostdiek on liturgy as catechesis for
life
Click here to go there
Link #17 (page 114 in the Manual)
Presbytera Pearl Veronis on domestic
church
Click here to go there
Link #18 (page 116 in the Manual)
An overview of the RCIA
Click here to go there
Link #19 (page 121 in the Manual)
Advice to beginning mentors
Click here to go there
Link #20 (page 124 in the Manual)
The GDC on methods of catechesis
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 148
Link #21-A (page 130 in the Manual)
Tips for Creative Faith Sharing
Click here to go there-- Note that the Archdiocese of Kansas City no
longer provides the resource mentioned in the text. This replaces it.
Link #21 (page 129 in the Manual)
Open a PDF of the Faith Sharing Guide
Click here to go there
Link #23 (page 132 in the Manual)
Go to the Question of the Week
Click here to go there
Link #24 (page 132 in the Manual)
"John Paul II: The Great Communicator"     
Click here to go there
Link #25 (page 164 in the Manual)
Pope John Paul II on the Internet
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 6
Link #26 (page 170 in the Manual)
An overview of the RCIA
Click here to go there
Link #27 (page 185 in the Manual)
Raymond Brown SS on Mary: the 1st
Disciple
Click here to go there
Link #28 (page 187 in the Manual)
Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us
Click here to go there
Link #29 (page 195 in the Manual)
Vatican II's Constitution on the Liturgy
Click here to go there -- Scroll down to paragraph 14
Link #30 (page 218 in the Manual)
End of life care from a Catholic perspective
Click here to go there
Link #31 (page 220 in the Manual)
Lawrence Cunningham on Limbo
Click here to go there
Link #32 (page 236 in the Manual)
Keeping the Lord's Day Holy
Click here to go therev
Link #33 (page 244 in the Manual)
Caravaggio: 7 Works of Mercy
Click here to go there
Link #34 (page 253 in the Manual)
The Development of Catholic Social
Teaching
Click here to go there
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