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Holy Spirit College

Basic Catechist Certification for the Archdiocese of Atlanta, GA

Purchase for $100


Earn Archdiocesan Catechist Certification at Holy Spirit College
September 25 - December 11
Saturday Mornings via Zoom  9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

This course satisfies all requirements for basic certification in the Archdiocese of Atlanta as outlined in the document “Communicating the Catholic Message” except Safe Environment Training which should be completed at one's local parish/school. Suitable for those working with elementary and adolescent aged children.

• Ministry of Catechesis
• Spirituality of the Catechist
• Spiritual Enrichment
• Overview of Scripture
• Catholic Morality
• Church History
• What the Church Believes
• Liturgy and the Sacraments
• Prayer and Spirituality
• Faith and Moral Development
• Spirituality of the Child/Adolescent
• Early Childhood/ Elementary/
Adolescents in a Faith Formation
• Effective Catechesis and Session


For additional information, please contact Kim Schulman, 

This course may be taken for 2 CEUs. Granting of CEUs requires participation in all of the sessions and a passing (>70%) grade on final assessment.


Proprietary Interest Policy:

Faculty are permitted to refer to notable past work and achievements (including publications and educational activities not offered by Pontifex University, and even those offered for personal profit) in their published biography on the Pontifex website and course promotions. In the context of educational activities undertaken for Pontifex University, including videos, live or recorded, teachers, can recommend or bring to the attention such work for students (even if for personal profit, for example, books or podcasts) but only with approval by Pontifex University and when it is related to the teaching purpose of the class.  An instructor’s related work will be noted in the syllabus as appropriate.  Instructors may use their own materials as required in their courses and learning events as long as the materials are appropriate for the particular learning event.


Failure to comply with this policy will result in a warning or administration modification of course materials. Violations of this policy should be reported to the Provost.

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