Teacher & Staff Enrichment
Gabriel is available to work with adults and senior high groups in workshop, retreat or lecture settings. Custom workshops or retreats can be designed for your teacher/staff development.
Images of God and the Spiritual Journey:
How do we present God to our children and youth? How do these images affect a person’s faith development?
An introduction to teaching about prayer plus innovative ways of praying in groups.
Who Do You Say That I Am? – (Christology Update)
Presenting the teaching of Jesus in the light of current Christological studies.
Teaching Religion With Imagination:
Ideas for using the liturgical seasons, feast days and secular holidays to engage students in celebrating and exploring their faith.
Catholic Social Teaching:
An overview of Catholic Social Teaching and creative ways toexplore the teachings with various age groups.
Introduction to the concept and practice of eco-spirituality. The teachings of St. Francis of Assisi are explored and writings of the United States Catholic Conference are presented and discussed. How do we invite all students to a sense of wonder that expands our awareness of the Divine Mystery in creation?
Multiple Intelligence Learning in Religion Class:
The workshop includes an introduction to the theory of Multiple Intelligence. Teachers learn techniques and activities to engage students with all the different learning styles.
How do we read and understand Scripture today? How do we bring scripture to life for our students today? Workshop includes creative ways to help students explore scripture.