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Call 510-635-7252 or email to register for any of the following meetings, events and/or training dates.

Observation

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

6:15 pm- 8:45 pm

SPRED Model & Training Center,

3705 Dorisa Ave, Oakland, CA

 For interested people, parents, volunteers and continuing SPRED catechists - view a SPRED session and watch the Method Vivre (specialized catechesis) unfold in person. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate children at this time. RSVP by April 2, 2019 at [email protected] or call 510-635-7252 and leave a message.

Observación

viernes, 12 abril 2019

6:15 pm- 8:45 pm

SPRED Model & Training Center,

3705 Dorisa Ave, Oakland, CA

Para las personas interesadas, padres, voluntarios y continuas catequistas de SPRED - ver una sesión SPRED y ver el método Vivre (catequesis especializada) desarrollará en persona. Desafortunadamente, no podemos acomodar a los niños en este momento. RSVP por 5 abril de 2019 en [email protected] .

Observación

viernes, 3 mayo 2019

6:15 pm- 8:45 pm

SPRED Model & Training Center,

3705 Dorisa Ave, Oakland, CA

Para las personas interesadas, padres, voluntarios y continuas catequistas de SPRED - ver una sesión SPRED y ver el método Vivre (catequesis especializada) desarrollará en persona. Desafortunadamente, no podemos acomodar a los niños en este momento. RSVP por 26 abril de 2019 en [email protected] .

STW (SPRED the Word) Annual Fundraiser

May 4th, 2019

Church of the Transfiguration

4000 E Castro Valley Blvd

Castro Valley, CA 94552

SPRED the Word Dinner Dance is the largest fundraiser and biggest celebration that SPRED hosts in the year. The Dinner Dance includes raffles, games, and dancing. The theme of the night this year is the 1950’s.

Tickets can be bought online at: 
https://www.oakdiocese.org/ministries-form…/…/spred-the-word

or by sending a check with your name and the number of tickets you would like to:

SPRED Administrative Office
2121 Harrison St.
Oakland, CA 94612

We hope to see you there! 

Observation

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

6:15 pm- 8:45 pm

SPRED Model & Training Center,

3705 Dorisa Ave, Oakland, CA

For interested people, parents, volunteers and continuing SPRED catechists - view a SPRED session and watch the Method Vivre (specialized catechesis) unfold in person. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate children at this time. RSVP by May7, 2019 at [email protected] or call 510-635-7252 and leave a message.

Catechist Appreciation Luncheon

Saturday, May 18, 2019

12-2pm

St. Paschal Baylon Parish Hall

3700 Dorisa Avenue

Oakland, CA 94605

The SPRED Board Members, in conjunction with the Administrative Office, would like to invite all current SPRED Catechists and 2017 Labor Day Catechists to celebrate your hard work and dedication by attending every Catechist Prep sessions, Total Community sessions, and training. We would like to honor you with a token of our appreciation. We hope to see you there so we can show our gratitude for everything you do for our Friends!

 RSVP Required by May 10, 2019. Please note, that in order to plan for the event, we cannot accept any RSVP's after May 10.

Closing Liturgy

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

7pm

St. Paschal Baylon Church

3700 Dorisa Avenue

Oakland, CA 94605

Join us for the closing liturgy for SPRED. Let's give thanks for a wonderful year and pray for the next year.

W.R.A.P. (We Recall and Plan) Meeting

Saturday, June 1, 2019

10:00am

St. Paschal Baylon Parish Hall

3700 Dorisa Avenue

Oakland, CA 94605 

Required meeting for catechists to review the last year and prepare for the coming year. We will be registering parishes and handing out manuscripts during this meeting. Each SPRED center must RSVP with at least one representative who will come to this meeting to pick up material.

Helper Catechist Training (English)

Saturday, June 8, 2019

9am-4pm

St. Paschal Baylon Parish Hall

3700 Dorisa Avenue

Oakland, CA 94605

Required training for all catechists. Please RSVP to [email protected]  or call 510-496-4228.


Helper Catechist Training, a 1-day training course required for all SPRED Catechists:
- Standards and expectations for serving in SPRED ministry
- Importance of preparation phase within small community of faith
- Meaning & purpose of Agape

Intro. to SPRED (2-1), a 2-day training course taken on consecutive Saturdays required for Leader Catechists, Activity Catechists, and Parish Chairpersons:
Part A
- Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities
- History of SPRED Chicago/Oakland & specialized catechetics
- Method Vivre & meeting in a small community of faith
Part B
- Roles & Standards of SPRED 
- Total Community of catechists & Friends 
- Meaning of Faith and Revelation in specialized catechetics

 

 

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