Register now for our Diploma in Catechetics which begins in January!
It's a great way to explore the richness and depth of the Catholic spiritual tradition with course leader Sr Anna Marie.
She and a range of guest speakers bring you weekly lectures, with guided reading, conversations, retreats, and supplementary courses available.
Need to know
- The year-long course begins on Thursday 12 January 2023. It costs £200 (concessions available).
- Sessions are by Zoom webinar and take place each Thursday at 7:30pm (1hr max).
- Sessions are delivered by a range of speakers from across the Archdiocese.
- Regular one-to-one sessions with Sr Anna Marie or another course leader.
Do I have to sit an exam? No. Each module concludes with a one-to-one session with one of the course leaders. In the meeting, you’ll have a chance to talk about what you’ve learnt and ask any questions that weren’t answered in the lecture.
Do I need to buy course material? No. We do recommend you have a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which is available free online.
Do I need to be Catholic to take part? No, all are welcome to explore the Catholic faith in this course.
Is the course difficult? Like any course, some elements will be challenging. That's why we have gathered a range of speakers who are experienced in simplifying difficult concepts in an engaging way with. Plus, each session has a Q&A session where you can ask the speaker to to clarify anything you might still have questions about.
Can I take part if I'm not in the Archdiocese? Everyone is welcome to take part regardless of where you are based.
What if I miss a session? No problem, each session is recorded and available online the following day allowing you to catch up.
How do I log in to sessions? Sr Anna Marie will send you a link by email each week that you simply click to enter the session.
I've never used Zoom! Don't worry, we can help set you up. It's a simple process.
How do I register? Register on Eventbrite here.
I have more questions! Please get in touch for a chat. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's what previous students have said about the course:
“A life changer, I learnt so much and it really deepened my faith. I can’t recommend it enough.” - Margo Saliba, Edinburgh
“The diploma in catechetics is invaluable, there is no one who I wouldn't recommend this course to!” - Sarah Schuler, Edinburgh
“I recommend this course to anyone who will listen; it has given me a thirst for knowledge and, hopefully, has made me a better person.” - Peter McCaffery, Cowdenbeath
“Our faith explored. Go deeper with this highly enjoyable course.” - Janice Mary Evans, Falkirk.
“The Diploma in Catechetics really stirred up my faith and has given me a thirst to delve even deeper into the riches of our beautiful catechism.” - Brenda Drumm, Ireland
“Inspirational. You won’t want to miss a session. Please give it a go - it’s a course for everyone.” - Liz Brown, Edinburgh
“As a ‘cradle Catholic,’ this diploma helped to enable me to develop my Faith and deepen my understanding of scripture.” - Gwen Gemmell, Dunfermline
“So interesting that I wish there was a 2nd year of study. I can’t thank the presenters enough for their sessions. I urge all interested Catholics to give this a go.” - Ian Neilson, Glasgow
“Really enjoyed this and would recommend it to anyone. The classes are made very welcoming and inspiring, (even on zoom) by the wonderful speakers. The family of God has a whole new meaning now. Thank you to all involved.” - Anne Collins, Kilsyth
"The speakers' commitment, knowledge and delivery of the Catholic faith has been illuminating and transformative throughout a period that has challenged many of us. Sincere thanks." - Anne Marie Docherty, Linlithgow.
Register for the Diploma in Catechetics 2022 here.