The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office of Catechetical Formation

Upcoming Events for Certification

Faculty Retreats – Annually

Certified teachers attending their approved annual elementary faculty retreat are granted one (1) annual update credit for participating in the entire day. Please see the memo regarding approved retreat sites, and for more information on regional faculty retreat days.

Memo on Faculty Retreats from Ann Menna, Deputy Secretary for Catechetical Formation

Other Events for Elective and Annual Credit 

Ignatian Leadership Day (All) 

Catholic Womens’ Conference (All)

Catechist Convocation (All)

CATECHETICAL SUNDAY THEME

The USCCB has posted the theme for Catechetical Sunday (Sept. 19)- Say the Word and My Soul Shall be Healed.”

For resources and complete information, please go to: https://www.usccb.org/committees/ evangelization-catechesis/leadership-institute-catechetical-sunday-2021

APOSTOLIC LETTER ISSUED “MOTU PROPIO” BY THE SUPREME PONTIFF FRANCIS

“ANTIQUUM MINISTERIUM”

INSTITUTING
THE MINISTRY OF CATECHIST

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