Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation

"The Instruments provided for catechesis cannot be truly effective unless well used by trained catechists." - General Directory of Catechesis #234

Are you a Catechist?

These courses will provide a foundation for your catechesis as well as your own personal faith enrichment. Also included in this section is Catechesis 101, Theology of the Body, and an additional Scripture course. This is a great option for parents, who are looking to grow in their role as "primary catechists" for their children.

$29 - 9 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Foundations - Creed

(Available in Spanish)

Creed takes the learner on a journey from the beginning of God's loving creation of mankind to the Church's divine understandings of the End Times. During this excursion you will delve into our creation in the Image and Likeness of God, the impact of Original Sin entering the world and its effect on all of humanity, and how in God's infinite love He gave us His only Son, Jesus Christ, to redeem us from our fallen state and grant us life eternal.

$29 - 8 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Foundations - Liturgy and Sacraments

(Available in Spanish)

Liturgy and Sacraments are essential to God's plan to lead us to Him, body and soul. In this Pillar we explore their transforming power to unite us to Christ and His mystical body. Come and know the vital role that the sacraments have in initiating us in God's kingdom, healing us in our physical and spiritual lives, and calling us to service in the community of believers.

$29 - 11 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Foundations - Life in Christ

(Available in Spanish)

Life in Christ unfolds the fullness of God's law revealed through Christ. Founded in God's roadmap for happiness, this Pillar covers the elements of moral decision-making. Included here is the structure of sin, the role of the human conscience, and the biblical directives of the Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes. Finally, we see how Mary is our example of a Christ centered existence.

$29 - 8 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Foundations - Prayer and Spirituality

(Available in Spanish)

Prayer and Spirituality is friendship with God, and this Pillar navigates us through the joys and difficulties of the spiritual life. Founded on Christ's examples and teachings on prayer, we explore the diversity of the spiritual life, and practical applications to be utilized for personal growth. This series provides a roadmap from common Catholic devotions, to the heights of contemplation.

$35 - 8 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Scripture Course

This series on Sacred Scripture will give you an overview and introduction to this intriguing book; a book that has not only changed the world but is also given a divine role to play in each of our lives. The Scripture course is filled with rich detail, inspirational imagery, engaging interactions, and over 60 fantastic videos featuring Matthew Kelly.

$29 - 8 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Catechesis 101

Catechesis 101 is an innovative, 8-lesson course designed to give all Catholic catechists a solid foundation. This course provides a solid understanding of the Church's vision for catechesis as well as practical, hands-on methodology that is proven to bear fruit in catechetical sessions. Each lesson contains high quality video instruction paired with quick quizzes and text that references the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the General Directory for Catechesis, and the National Directory for Catechesis.

$29 - 6 Lessons (1 year subscription)

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Theology of the Body - in Touch with Adults and Educators

Parents and Catechists will find this handy in giving a brief, powerful, and foundational glimpse of Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body, which he himself called the "most suitable" way of educating people nowadays. With hints about how to reach teens, some do's and dont's, and a focus on the Bishops' Document, The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality; expert Monica Ashour gives a refreshing perspective on this profound teaching.