The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation

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Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Office for Catechetical Formation (OCF) assists the Archbishop of Philadelphia in his primary responsibility of the teaching of the Catholic Faith. The OCF fosters and supports the catechetical initiatives of the Archdiocesan Catholic Elementary Schools and Parish Religious Education Programs. To ensure that the beauty and the truth of the Catholic faith is presented with fidelity, the OCF promotes the ongoing faith formation of Directors/Coordinators of Religious Education, Catholic Elementary Administrators, Teachers and  Catechists.

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PRAYER REQUESTS

The Office for Catechetical Formation (OCF) invites you to submit a confidential prayer intention HERE

Catechetical Sunday- September 18, 2022

Please know of my thoughts and prayers for you and your catechists who have offered your “fiats” in participating in this most sacred and time-honored ministry. This year’s theme, “This is my body given for you, invites us to reflect on the Eucharist as the source and summit of the Christian life.

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