The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation



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


Guided Children’s Adoration


Archbishop’s Letter


Publishers Correlations to Framework:

Confirmation for School-Age Children/Office for Divine Worship

Schedule 2018

Confirmation FAQ

Sacramental Guidelines for Persons with Disabilities

Pastoral Statement

Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities

The Office for Person with Disabilities

Seasonal Lectionary resources

Build. Plant. Grow 

Monthly Resources

September Resource

October Resource

November Resource

December Resource

January  Resource

February Resource

March Lenten Resource

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

Vocations Awareness Lessons

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

Vocations Office for Diocesan Priesthood

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)

Traditional Prayers

Oraciones Tradicionales

Catholic Online

Daily Mass Readings

Pauline Books and Media—Daughters of St. Paul

Persons with Disabilities

Pontifical Missions Societies


Teaching the Saints

Not finding what you’re looking for? Try the PREP Resources page.


The Joy of the Gospel Study Materials

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5

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

United States Catholic Catechism for Adults  (English)

United States Catholic Catechism for Adults  (Spanish)

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