Catechist's Track

2008 NCEA Convention logo March 27, 2008, NCEA Convention Indianapolis

A day of enrichment for parish catechists!

Only $25.00 per person.

Register below or call (800)382-9836, extension 1431.

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Check-In
  • 9:00 - 10:15 Welcome & Keynote
    • Steven Ellair
      • The Catechist as Living Witness of Faith
      • What does it mean to be a living witness of faith? Understanding this important role will dramatically impact how students react to religious education and their own faith journey. Come explore and celebrate the ways we can more effectively pass on the faith!!
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Workshop Block A
    • Nancy Bird
      • The Power of Prayer: Using Symbol and Ritual with Children
    • Kenneth Doran
      • Be Creative! Be Creative! Be Creative!: Catechetical Methods
  • Lunch on your own in Indy
  • 1:30 - 2:45 Workshop Block B
    • Santiago Cortes-Sjoberg
      • Sit, Kneel, Stand. How hard could it be?
    • Joseph White
      • Seven Secrets of Successful Catechists
  • 3:15 - 4:30 Closing Prayer/Concert
    • John Angotti & Lisa Ferlita Bagladi
      • Renew and affirm your role as catechist - passing on the faith to God's gift of children and youth. Participate in this full prayer experience, engaging Word, movement and song - led by WLP artists John Angotti and Lisa Ferlita Bagladi.
  • 4:45 - 6:00 NCEA Closing Convention Liturgy

Exhibit Hall with over 800 exhibitors is open from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.


Sponsored by NCEA/NPCD Department of Religious Education and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis with the financial support of Holy Cross Family Ministries.


Registration is $25 per person and accepted up to February 25, 2008.

You can register online using MasterCard or Visa

Or download a registration form here.

For more information please contact Theresa Brydon at

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