Youth Ministry

  • Forms for trips
  • NCYC
  • Parish youth groups
  • YOUTH 2000
  • Scouting
  • YCET
  • Guide on building youth groups
  • Calendar for all youth group meetings/events

Religious Education

  • Adult Faith Formation
  • Catechist certification courses
  • Parish School of Religion curriculum and testing
  • RCIA
  • Diaconate Aspirant Course Requirements
  • Evangelization Weekend

Family Life Ministry

  • Marriage enrichment
  • Marriage preparation
  • Natural Family Planning
  • New Beginnings – divorced/separated ministry

Certification Program of courses and workshops

For: teachers, parish catechists, diaconate aspirants and any adult who would like to expand their knowledge of the Catholic faith — everyone is welcome to attend any course/workshop!

*Walk-ins accepted, but preregistration is encouraged


***Please note: The course, “Liturgy and Rites”, with Father Daniel Schomaker, on November 5 and 7 will be rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict. The Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation will provide updated information when it is available. Sorry for any inconvenience.***

Bible Study Workshops

The Department of Catechesis and Faith Formation is sponsoring workshops on books of the Bible, presented by Father Timothy P. Schehr.

Father Schehr is a Biblical Professor at the Athenaeum of Ohio (Mt. St. Mary Seminary) of the West. He has a B.A., M. Div.,  and an M.A. from the Athenaeum of Ohio. He also has a Ph.D. from Hebrew Union College.

This course study will provide adult learners in the diocese with a more in-depth understanding of specific books of the Bible. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn, know and understand more about the Catholic  Bible.

Sessions are  Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Each workshop will take three days and will cover one book of the Bible. The cost to participate in each book of the Bible workshop is $35.00. Call (859) 392-1500, ext. 1529.