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Christian Formation supports, educates, and empowers ministry leaders
to become Spirit-filled disciples leading others to Christ

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Lay Ecclesial Ministry Institute (LEMI)

We are now accepting applications for a new class. Click here for more details!

Need more information? Join us for LEMI Information Sessions on either Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 10:30am or Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 5:30pm. Click here for more information and to register!

Limited-Time Only Pandemic Relief Rebate for Pathways: Delivered 

We are excited to offer a program that fosters the spiritual needs of your catechists, and strengthens your parish community, and do not want financial concerns to prevent the growth of your catechetical team. Click here to read our email detailing how your parish can take advantage of the rebate.

Ministry Resources During COVID-19 

CLICK HERE to see the most updated resources.


Each month the Office of Christian Formation provides an informational email titled “OCF Newsletter.” Here is the latest newsletter: Co-Worker Connection – January 2021. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter directly to your email, please contact Nina Henry at