The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation

Resurrection & Restoration: Archbishop’s Easter Video Series

Night 1
The Power of the Resurrection to Restore Our Lives after the Pandemic
Meghan Cokeley, Director, Office for the New Evangelization
(ASL Version / Spanish video)

Night 2
Why Nothing Compares to Receiving the Sacraments in Person
Fr. Dennis Gill, Director, Office for Divine Worship
(ASL Version / Spanish video)

Night 3
Restoring Our “In Person” Encounter with Christ in the Mass
Fr. Eric Banecker, Parochial Vicar, St. Pius X, Broomall
(ASL Version /  Spanish video)

Night 4
How Forgiveness Allows the Power of the Resurrection to Enter Our Lives
Sr. Sheila Galligan, IHM, Professor Emerita of Theology, Immaculata University
(ASL Version / Spanish video)

Night 5
Helping Others Encounter the Risen Christ
Dan Tarrant, Director, Faith for Life, St. Andrew Parish, Newtown, Founder of ReEngaged Ministries
(Spanish video)

Night 6
For Families: Returning to Normal While Preserving What We Gained during the Pandemic
Damon Owens, Founder and Executive Director, joyfuleverafter.org
(ASL Version / Spanish video)

Night 7
Allowing the Resurrection to Take Flesh in Our Lives
Megan Murphy, Catholic Speaker, Teacher and Evangelist
(ASL Version / Spanish video)

Exciting news!

This morning, the Office of Communications circulated a press release which named Father Stephen DeLacy, Vicar, Office for Formation with Youth and Young Adults. http://archphila.org/the-archdiocese-of-philadelphia-announces-additional-key-leadership-appointments-to-further-its-new-model-for-ministry-and-evangelization-with-youth-and-young-adults/

The Office for Catechetical Formation will be part of this new and exciting structure which will provide a continuum for faith formation from our youngest believers through young adulthood.
The OCF staff are blessed to have Father as our dynamic leader and for the privilege in supporting  Father in his new role.
Please take a moment to read Father DeLacy’s letter of greeting to the D/CRES of the Archdiocese which follows.
http://phillyocf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Dear-Directors.pdf