The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation


Monthly Resources

October Resource

November Resource

January Resource



Build. Plant. Grow
Lectionary based resource

Traditional Prayers


Saint of the Day Throughout the School Year

September Saints
October Saints
November Saints
December Saints
January Saints
February Saints
March Saints
April Saints
May Saints
June Saints

The Joy of the Gospel Study Materials

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5

Vocations Awareness Lessons

Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

Vocations Office for Diocesan Priesthood

Liturgical Resources

Liturgy of the Word Preparation Form

Liturgy (The Holy Mass) Preparation Form

Sacrament of Penance Aid for Students

Sacrament of Penance Aid for Students (Spanish)

First Penance Aid for Students

First Penance Aid for Students (Spanish)

Prayers Based on the USCCA

Jesus Christ: True God and True Man (Ch. 7)

Jesus Christ: Paschal Mystery (Ch. 8)

Marian Prayer (Ch. 12)

Becoming a Christian (Ch.15)

Confirmation: Consecrated for Mission (Ch. 16)

The Eucharist (Ch. 17)

The Gift of Human Life (Ch. 29)

God’s Universal Call to Friendship (Ch. 35)

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


Catechetical Sunday

Conformity Listing of Catechetical Texts and Series

National Directory for Catechesis

Office for the Catechism

From the Vatican

Catechesi Tradendae
(On Catechesis in Our Time—Apostolic Exhortation of St. John Paul II)

General Directory for Catechesis

Pope Benedict XVI’s Address to Catholic Educators
Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., Thursday, 17 April 2008

Other Resources

The Bible Online

A Catholic Study Guide to the Gospel of Matthew (English)

A Catholic Study Guide to the Gospel of Matthew (Spanish)

Catholic Online

Daily Mass Readings

Pauline Books and Media—Daughters of St. Paul

Pontifical Missions Societies


Guided Children’s Adoration

Teaching the Saints

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