In His Image and Likeness: How to Use Theology of the Body In All Aspects of Catechesis

In addition to explaining what Pope St. John Paul II's Theology of the Body is and its importance in today's world, this workshop will assist catechists in using this powerful tool in all aspects of religious education from pre-K through adult.  Parents and grandparents will also benefit by learning to focus on the dignity and beauty of being created in the image and likeness of God and how to communicate this to others.  A resource list for learning as well teaching TOB will be made available. 


Lori Smith

A native of the Diocese of Sacramento, Lori Smith began teaching RCIA in 2000. She has been the RCIA Director at St. John the Baptist Parish in Chico since 2011 where she directs the year round process for children, teens, and adults.  As Formation Chair of the Diocesan RCIA Committee she presents regularly at diocesan RCIA workshops and is also a facilitator for the diocesan Lay Mission Project.