EVENTS and COURSES coming up in the
Diocese of Nottingham

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies 2018

NEW CCRS COURSE 2018 What is the CCRS?
The Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) will provide general theological knowledge and offer a better understanding of the Catholic faith. It can help participants to increase their practical application of the faith in their ministry in the Church. It provides the means to accurately and effectively communicate the principles of Catholic teaching

Core Modules Saturdays: 10 am—3.30 pm

Specialist Modules: 9.30 am—4.30 pm 

Further  specialist modules 2020/21
Youth, Catechesis
 What’s involved? Two year course; 8 modules of 10 hours each  over 2 Saturdays (6 core modules & 2 specialist modules) , 100 % attendance, each module is assessed by an assignment of 1500 words (to achieve the CCRS qualification)
How much does it cost? £55 per module (concessions £45) or £360 for the whole course, plus £25 registration fee , schools/ parishes may fund the course.
 For more information on CCRS visit the national website





 Who is it for: You – if you are currently working as a Parish Catechist with; children, teenagers, or adult enquirers or you would like to be involved as a Catechist, or you wish to learn more about your faith.
 What is it for: To build firm foundations in faith and knowledge for catechists; to nurture confidence and develop practical skills.
What is involved: 12 sessions of 2 hours plus a prayer plus a reflection session followed by commissioning Mass celebrated by Bishop Patrick. Participants are expected to write a short log. 
 Cost:  £100 per person, no hidden extras! Parishes are encouraged to pay. Who is leading the course: Each session will be led by either: clergy, lay or religious who have enthusiasm for their topic. Julia Palmer will lead and co-ordinate the course.
 I am interested - what should I do next? Request, complete and return the booking form and ask your parish priest to endorse it, then send it to the Adult Formation Department