The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation



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.




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

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Ms. Colleen L. Lindsey as Director of the Office for Catechetical Formation

With great joy we share the following press release with you and article announcing Colleen Lindsey’s appointment at the Director, Office for Catechetical Formation. CLICK HERE to read the full article.