Level 5, 40 credits |Not an NZQA approved qualification
The Certificate in Parish Service for RCIA Catechists is a joint effort between The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand and the Catholic Diocese of Auckland.
It will enrich each catechist’s own understanding of faith, equip catechists for ministry and strenghten the catechist’s understanding of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
4 Courses in Theology and Pastoral Ministry including a special course developed with particular attention to the Auckland context.
If you wish to take your studies further in this area you can study the Diploma in Religious Studies, stream Pastoral Ministry or the Diploma in Pastoral Leadership.
This qualification will give you the basics to minister as an RCIA Catechist.
|TH101||Introduction to Catholicism|
|PM101||Church and Ministry|
|PM203||Rite of Initiation for Adults|
|SP101||Special Course for the Auckland Context|
Is 18 hours contact time (or equivalent for distance)
Includes a Book of Readings to assist your study
TH101, PM101 & PM203 can be studied at any site in New Zealand where they are offered or studied by distance
The special course is only offered in Auckland
Sr Siân Owen
Auckland Diocesan Religious Education Team