The Center for Evangelization and Catechesis at Aquinas College supports the work of catechists and leaders by providing workshops, retreats, and directed study of the Catholic Faith. Rooted in the Dominican charism of contemplative study and preaching, the Center trains parents, teachers, and parish volunteers in an approach to catechesis that engages both the mind and heart.
- The Aquinas College Catechist Formation Program, six courses offered either through live training sessions or online
- Outreach and support to catechists where invited to give training, workshops and conferences at the school, parish, or diocesan level
- Praying as a Family workshops to assist families in bringing Christ into their homes and family lives
- Virtues in Practice Program in-services for schools wishing to implement this free online K-8 curriculum for forming students in the virtues
- Webinars on catechetical topics for catechetical leaders, catechists, teachers, and parents
The staff of the Center for Evangelization and Catechesis are available to give presentations or host a variety of trainings, workshops, and conferences. The Center periodically hosts training sessions and workshops at Aquinas College. Staff are also available to give workshops and talks for school faculty and religious education catechists, or at retreats and conferences nationally.
We welcome a conversation with you to consider how the Center for Evangelization and Catechesis can meet your needs.
Meet the Staff
Director, Center for Evangelization and Catechesis
Director, Aquinas College Catechist Formation Program
L.Div., Maryvale Institute, England
M.A., Maryvale Institute
M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville
(615) 297-7545 x469
Jason Gale is the Director of the Center for Evangelization and Catechesis at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee. He received a Masters degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He also received a Master of Catholic Pastoral and Education Studies and an Ecclesiastical License of Divinity in Catechetics from the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, England. Having served as a director of religious education, youth minister, and formator for catechists, Jason has published articles in The Sower Review, The Catechetical Review and Catechist Magazine. He has presented papers at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Benedictine College. Jason lives with his wife and six children in Dickson,Tennessee.