Skills for Mystagogues
How to Accompany Seekers into the Divine Mystery
Help seekers experience the fullness of God’s love and grace as they prepare for initiation or reception into full communion.
RESOURCES FOR YOUR COMMUNITY
TRAINING IN LISTENING SKILLS
Gives you practice in some of the basic active listening skills
- Attending Skills (verbal and non-verbal)
- Questions, Reflections, Summarization
- Skills of Self-Expression: “1-2-3 Pattern”
- Practice Session on Effective Confrontation
Use these five questions, based on scientifically-proven adult leaning principles, to develop an individualized faith-formation plan for every one of your RCIA seekers.
We all know that a one-size-fits-all approach to RCIA catechumenate formation doesn’t work. But until now, many of us were stumped trying to find a viable alternative. Seek the Living God: Five RCIA Inquiry Questions for Making Disciples is the answer to your prayers.
A core principle of the catechumenate process is that the journey of faith varies for each individual. But how in the world are we supposed to develop an individualized faith-formation plan for every single one of our seekers?
“Mystagogy” is not just a single period in the initiation process. It is a method of formation that we use at all stages of the journey of faith. In this TeamRCIA Community Chat we explore the basic steps of the mystagogical process that helps you form lifelong disciples.