Basic Catechetical Training Course (BCT)

BCT course is an obligatory basic training programme intended for the newly appointed Sunday School Faith formators of the Archeparchy of Changanacherry. This course initiates the participants to the Catechetical apostolate of the Archeparchy.


It aims at giving each participant adequate spiritual formation and ecclesial orientation along with a basic theological, psychological and methodological knowledge and practice.


¨ Fundamentals of Catechesis
¨ Catechetical Methodology
¨ Use of low cost media in Catechesis
¨ Educational Psychology
¨ Demonstration Classes and Discussion sessions.

Nature, Venue and Duration

This year three batches of this 3 day training programme are arranged to be conducted at Sandesanilayam so that the participants can choose one according to their convenience.

BCT Residential Course

This residential batch is open to all the newly appointed Sundayschool teachers who can spare three consecutive days atthe Sandesanilayam campus. Participants are expected to register then names at least two weeks in advance. Camp begins at 10.00 am on the first day and ends at 3.30pm on the 3rd day.