Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Peace be with you.

The following module of the Basic Catechesis Course is now open for registration –

BCC02 Scripture

# OF SESSIONS:  Seven (7)

TUESDAYS | 22 FEB | 01, 08, 22 & 29 MAR | 05, 12 APR 2022
TIME: 7.30 pm - 10.00pm (Registration starts 7.15pm) 
MODE: Online

In this basic course, catechists will discover the fundamental principles that under-gird and animate the great themes of Sacred Scripture. The following fundamental principles will be covered over seven sessions.

Session 1: Reading and Interpreting Sacred Scriptures – Part 1 New!
Session 2: Reading and Interpreting Sacred Scriptures – Part 2 New!

Session 3: Intro to Sacred Scripture
Session 4: Semitic Roots of Christian Scripture
Session 5: Typology: Christian Fulfilment of Semitic Hope
Session 6: Salvation: Primary Message of the Scripture
Session 7: Parousia: The Destiny of All Creation


The objectives of this course are for catechists to:

  • appreciate Sacred Scriptures and Tradition as important sources for catechesis (GDC 127),

  • be introduced to a faith-filled reading of Sacred Scriptures and practice of prayer (GDC 175) through Lectio Divina and Ignatian Contemplation,

  • foster a deeper relationship with God through Sacred Scriptures so that they truly become encounters with the Living Word. 

  • Rev. Fr. Valerian Cheong
  • Catechetical Coordinators & Level Coordinators for Children and/or Youth
  • All Catechists & Assistant Catechists
  • Catechetical Assistants & Facilitators
  • RCIA Coordinators, Facilitators & Sponsors.


History of the Kingdom of God, Part 1 
by Sofia Cavalletti
Liturgy Training Publication
(April 1, 2012)

Waived by The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore

Notwithstanding the waiver of contribution fee, participants are required to register for all courses and events to assist us in the booking of appropriate rooms, the printing of materials and arrangement of tea and snacks, etc. In the event of foreseeable no-shows, we encourage participants to inform the office in advance to help prevent wastage of resources.

Registration Closes

Thursday, 17 February, 11.59pm

Scripture is one of seven modules for the Basic Catechesis Course (BCC), the recommended basic requirements for all catechists, including Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS), home-based and special needs catechists.

The other modules are
  • Liturgy: The Mass
  • Introduction to Morality 
  • Evangelisation and Mission Workshop
  • * Human Sexuality
  • * Catholic Social Teachings
  • In addition, catechists are required to attend a Retreat to complete their BCC requirements
* Introduction to Morality is a pre-requisite for Human Sexuality and Catholic Social Teachings

Yours in Christ,

Office for Catechesis


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