The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation

Parish Religious Education



The Office for Catechetical Formation serves Parish Religious Education Programs (PREP) by providing resources and support to pastors, Directors/Coordinators and catechists particularly through the spiritual and professional development opportunities. The OCF also oversees the Association of Parish Directors/Coordinators/Administrators of Religious Education.

Please see the PREP drown down menu (above) for links to pages on catechetical certification, resources, PD/C/ARE, etc.