Catechetical Resources

This page is under construction and will continue to be updated. If you are looking for a specific resource that is not yet listed here, please contact the Office of Catechesis. Thank you.

OFFICIAL GUIDELINES

  1. Archdiocesan Religion Curriculum
  2. Chastity Education
  3. Circle of Grace Program for Child Safety
  4. Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
  5. Sacrament Preparation
  6. Sacramental/Liturgical Policies
  7. Sacraments and Persons with Disabilities

APPROVED TEXTBOOKS

  1. USCCB Catechism Conformity List

CURRICULUM CORRELATIONS

  1. Elementary Correlation Resource (2016)

Recommended Bible Studies

  1. Download our list of recommended Bible Studies
  2. Visit our Pinterest page for more Catholic Scripture resources

RESOURCE ARCHIVE (A-Z)

ACRE - Assessment for Child/Youth Religious Education

  • Archdiocesan ACRE Results Available

Adult Catechesis

  • Resources available here

APCL - Association of Parish Catechetical Leaders

  • Learn more about this professional organization here.

Catechetical Sunday

  • Catechetical Sunday was September 17, 2017. Resources are available here.

Chastity Education Resource - Love Ed

  • This resource focuses on parents as the primary educators of their children and equips them to teach their children about God's plan for love and life. More information available here.

Co-Workers in the Vineyard Administrator's Mass with the Archbishop

  • "Co-Workers in the Vineyard: All Administrators Mass" with Archbishop Thompson was on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Details available here.

Current Events

  • Resources for teaching the faith while addressing time-sensitive topics
    • Natural Disasters - "Why does God let bad things happen?"
      • Prayer Service - For Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricanes
    • Suicide - "The most important reasons why life is worth it"

NDC - National Directory for Catechesis

  • Living as Missionary Disciples: National Directory for Catechesis Worksheets

Prayers for Archbishop Charles C. Thompson

Prayer Service Ideas

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

  • Official Archdiocesan Guidelines for RCIA
  • Frequently Asked Questions about RCIA
  • List of resources for RCIA Coordinators
  • RCIA Events:
    • Morning of Formation for RCIA Coordinators, Team Members and Catechists
      August 5th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Our Lady of the Greenwood parish
    • Second Morning of Formation for RCIA is tentatively scheduled for the first Saturday of August, 2018; location to be determined. More details to come.

Scouts

TCE - Total Catholic Education Grants and Forgivable Loans

  • Packets are available here.
  • Deadlines to submit applications are March 1 and October 1.

USCCB - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Local site Links:

St. Theodora Guerin
Circle of Grace

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St. Theodora Guérin, pray for us!