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For Catechists & Teacher-Catechists

...the careful selection of women and men called to be catechists and their initial and on-going formation are the greatest factors in assuring the quality of catechist in the parish, school and diocese. Formation will help the catechist to grow in maturity as an adult, a believer and an apostle." (General Directory for Catechesis 238)




& Evaluation

Diocesan Training for Catechists

Fulfill Your Required 6 Hours
of Formation with These 
Learning Opportunities!

Sacramental Prep


NEW! 10 Ways to Counter
"13 Reasons Why"

Letter to Catechists
About Santa Claus
English      Spanish

 Becoming a
3-Dimensional Catechist

Formational Videos:
Science and
the Existence of God,
Physician Assisted Suicide

Forming Catechist
Enrichment Groups