The DCCS has training programs three to four times a year to provide required training for counselors. You should contact one of the officers and look at the calendar of events to determine when the next opportunity will occur. Dates of training will be posted on our web site as training schedules are developed. Generally, the required training occurs over a two day period on separate weekends. Lay Apostolate Formation customarily consumes the majority of the day as a liturgy is celebrated as a part of the activity. Emblems Training generally lasts 3 to 4 hours and is a hands-on approach to teaching a leader how to conduct a religious emblem program for Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII emblems.