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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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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.

Congratulations to our Newly Commissioned
Lay Ecclesial Ministers!

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, 11 lay leaders were formally commissioned as Lay Ecclesial Ministers of the Diocese or Richmond by Bishop Knestout. To view the recording of the Commissioning, click here!


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 – December 2020 If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter directly to your email, please contact Nina Henry at