COMING: OCTOBER 16, 2021
DMC 2021: TELLING THE GREAT STORY
EMMAUS INSTITUTE MISSION
The Emmaus Institute supports and forms Catechists, Catholic School Teachers, ministry leaders, seekers and learners to become faithful and joyful missionary disciples who are equipped to bring the saving Gospel to the world.
On the road to Emmaus, the disciples had an encounter with the Risen Jesus. In the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange the Emmaus Institute offers all Catholics and those seeking to learn more about the Catholic faith , a road map that will lead them to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and the Church. Live and online learning opportunities are available to all Catholics, specially to Catechists, Catholic school teachers and those serving in ministries in the Church.
WHO WE SERVE
- All Catholics
- Catholic School Teachers
- Youth and Young Adult Ministers
- Confirmation Coordinators
- Faith Formation Directors and Coordinators
- Deacons, Aspirants and Candidates
WHAT WE PROVIDE
Emmaus Institute, as mandated by the Diocese of Orange and the California Catholic Conference, provides certification for Catechists and Master Catechists.
Basic Certification is a process through which a person gains the necessary knowledge and skills to communicate effectively the fundamental truths of the Catholic faith.
Re-Certification is the process of annual renewal of basic certification (12 hrs. of ongoing education).
Master Catechist Certification is an advanced certification that provides students with a deeper theological examination of the Catholic Faith and methodologies. It is designed for professional and ministerial educators.
Emmaus Institute also provides theology, Scripture for Catholics; trains adults in effectively teaching the Bible, prepares adults to minister with a deeper understanding of Catholic faith and spirituality, offers leadership formation for parish ministers and strives to network parish ministers with one another.
HOW TO BEGIN
Online faith formation learning, click here.
(Currently due to the pandemic, only online courses will be offered).
Fr. Alfred Stephen Baca, Director
Evangelization & Faith Formation
Katie Dawson, Director
Parish Evangelization & Faith Formation
Sister Adriane Torrisi, SDSH, Consultant
Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Viridiana Serrano, Administrative Assistant