The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation

In conjunction with the Catechetical Institute courses, the OCF offers DVD courses that count as core credits towards catechetical certification for elementary teachers and parish catechists. Each course is one credit and the courses are offered at a variety of locations throughout the year.

*Advance registration is required, no walk-ins will be accepted.
*Course fees are non-refundable unless the course is canceled.


Coming Soon- Fall Schedule


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Course Outline I
Course Outline II
Course Outline III

Required Text: United State Catholic Catechism for Adults

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Reading & Course Outline I
Reading & Course Outline II

Reading III

Course Outline III 

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Reading & Course Outline I
Reading & Course Outline II

Reading & Course Outline III


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Participant Handout #1
Participant Handout #2
Participant Handout #3
Rite of Reconciliation
Examination of Conscience