Dulce M. Jiménez-Abreu
- Dulce is currently the director of Spanish programs for Sadlier. A professor and translator of religion material, she has contributed greatly to the development of Sadlier's bilingual materials.
- Since her arrival in this country from the Dominican Republic in 1987, Dulce has been involved in the preparation of materials for the Spanish-speaking population of the United States. She worked as translator-editor for the Christophers for more than seven years. She has also translated books and articles for Alba House, for the office for catechesis of the archdiocese of New York, and for the newspaper Catholic New York. Before coming to New York Dulce taught for twelve years at the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña in the Dominican Republic.
- Dulce has presented numerous workshops in Spanish on the integration of Spanish-speaking culture to catechesis and on practical ways to teach bilingual children.
- Dulce holds a bachelor's degree from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña in Santo Domingo and a master's degree from Michigan State University, and a master's degree in Spanish Literature from Lehman College.
Dulce's engaging presentation style allows her audience to participate in the learning process. She uses well-told stories to illustrate her topics and offers question-and-answer sessions to provide her audiences with an opportunity to deepen their understanding.
Topics of Professional Workshops
Dulce is well versed in the areas of evangelization, bilingual catechesis, catechist formation, the challenge of Hispanic catechesis, and the use of bilingual materials in religious education. Dulce also enjoys presenting workshops on signs and symbols of Hispanic culture, and bilingual prayer and education.
Titles of Professional Talks
Talleres en español/Workshops y Spanish
La espiritualidad del catequista
La Escritura en la catequesis
Los sí y los no al preparar una lección
Como preparar una lección en un 2X·
Misión evangelizadora de los padres
Los retos de la catequesis bilingüe
Fe y cultura
Como las diferentes culturas en Latinoamérica ven a Jesús y se identifican con él.
La importancia de la oración para el catequista
La oración en la vida del catequista
Los sacramentos bendicen nuestras vidas
Encuentro con Cristo vivo
Workshops in English
Spiritually of the Catechist
Faith and culture
Scripture and catechesis
How the different Latin-Americans cultures see Jesus in their every day life.
Many Voices Prepare the Way of the Lord: Cultures and Catechesis
Bilingual Publications and Catechesis
Challenges for the Bilingual Catechesis in the New Millennium
The New Evangelization and the Challenge for the Catechetical Ministry to the Spanish-Speaking Community
Catechetical Mission of the Parents: How to Involve the Latino Family in the catechesis of Their Children
The Catechetical Ministry of the Latino Catechist
How to Plan a Catechetical Lesson
Media and Catechesis
The Web! How It Can Help Us Catechists
Ideas for Creative Catechesis