CATHOLICBRAIN CATECHETICAL INSTITUTE (CBCI)

The CatholicBrain Catechetical Institute (CBCI) provides professional catechetical development, training and resources for catechists, Catholic school teachers, principals, directors & coordinators of religious education. Through courses, webinars, workshops, retreats and our annual conference, our mission is to form, equip & empower all religious educators and administrators in catechesis for the 21st century.

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CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$9.99 Monthly for Individuals

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops

CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE YEARLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$99 Yearly for individuals (SAVE $20.88)

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops

CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$129.99 Monthly for Parishes

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops
Professional Catechetical Workshop

As part of the overall comprehensive catechist formation package, CBCI will provide a one-time onsite Catechetical training and formation workshop for the first year of your subscription at no extra cost.

CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE YEARLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$1,299.99 Yearly for Parishes (SAVE $259.89)

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops
Professional Catechetical Workshop

As part of the overall comprehensive catechist formation package, CBCI will provide a one-time onsite Catechetical training and formation workshop for the first year of your subscription at no extra cost.

CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$129.99 Monthly for School

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops
Professional Catechetical Workshop

As part of the overall comprehensive catechist formation package, CBCI will provide a one-time onsite Catechetical training and formation workshop for the first year of your subscription at no extra cost.

CATHOLICBRAIN INSTITUTE YEARLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

$1,299.99 Yearly for School (SAVE $259.89)

CBCI offers a Catechist formation process that combines CBCI's own catechetical content in conjunction with the ODB Films VCat Catechism Series as part of a comprehensive catechist formation training package. The structure of the package is as follows:

  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Seven-part video formation series covers introduction to catechetics, catechetical methodology, Sacred Scripture, Catechism of the Catholic Church, Rite of Christian of Initiation for Adults.
  • Intermediate Catechist Formation: Ten-part video formation series on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Advanced Catechist Formation: Seven-part video formation on key Catholic doctrines applicable within a classroom and parish setting.
  • ODB Films Video Catechism Series: on the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
  • RCIA Orientation Formation: Ten-part video series covers the main stages of the RCIA process and the main gateways (Rites) of the RCIA.
  • Emphasis of this ten-part video series is placed on the evangelization, catechetical and doctrinal aspects of the RCIA-Catechumenal process and how to apply these principles within a classroom or parish setting.
  • Weekly Webinars & Podcast
  • Access weekly blogs & articles
  • Quarterly Retreats & Workshops
Professional Catechetical Workshop

As part of the overall comprehensive catechist formation package, CBCI will provide a one-time onsite Catechetical training and formation workshop for the first year of your subscription at no extra cost.

Option #1

Diocesan Professional Catechetical Workshop and In-Service Presentation Options

Catholic Brain Catechetical Institute (CBCI) will provide onsite Professional Catechetical presentations, workshops and specific catechist and teacher formation opportunities to fulfill the following areas:

  • Diocesan Retreat Days
  • Diocesan Days of Reflection
  • Diocesan Continuing Education Units
  • Diocesan Keynote Presentations
  • Other areas of formation upon request
Option #1*
  • The Diocese invites CBCI Dr. Marlon De La Torre/Guest Speaker to present on a specific agreed upon area(s) of formation.
  • The Diocese covers all fees related to the Dr. Marlon De La Torre/Guest Speaker e.g. stipend, transportation and housing.
  • CBCI will provide two keynote/catechetical formation presentations upon request.
  • CBCI will offer a significant membership discount (individual or group) on the entire Catholic Brain catechetical platform on the day of the event.

Note* Dr. Marlon De La Torre, PhD, President and Executive Director of the CBCI will provide on-going professional Catechetical development and formation in the form of post conference follow-up inquiries, guidance and ministerial direction in all areas of catechetical ministry for six months after the date of the presentation.

Option #2

Diocesan Professional Catechetical Workshop and In-Service Presentation Options

Catholic Brain Catechetical Institute (CBCI) will provide onsite Professional Catechetical presentations, workshops and specific catechist and teacher formation opportunities to fulfill the following areas:

  • Diocesan Retreat Days
  • Diocesan Days of Reflection
  • Diocesan Continuing Education Units
  • Diocesan Keynote Presentations
  • Other areas of formation upon request
Option #2*
  • The Diocese invites CBCI Dr. Marlon De La Torre/Guest Speaker to present on a specific agreed upon area(s) of formation.
  • CBCI covers all fees related to the Dr. Marlon De La Torre/Guest Speaker e.g. stipend, transportation and housing at no cost to the Diocese.
  • CBCI will provide two keynote/catechetical formation presentations upon request.
  • CBCI will offer a modified membership discount (individual or group) on the entire Catholic Brain catechetical platform on the day of the event.

Note* Dr. Marlon De La Torre, PhD, President and Executive Director of the CBCI will provide on-going professional Catechetical development and formation in the form of post conference follow-up inquiries, guidance and ministerial direction in all areas of catechetical ministry for six months after the date of the presentation.

Schools & Parishes Using CatholicBrain

Bishop Ronald William Gainer

Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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