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Diocesan & Regional Events for Ongoing Formation

Catechists may receive their three ongoing formation hours away from the parish by attending formational events at other parishes, or through events such as these below:

  • Office of Christian Formation Sponsored Events and Trainings:
    Ministry Leaders Convocation (previously called Sullivan Conference)
    Upper Room retreat and workshop
    Study Days for the Instruction for Sacraments
    RCIA Trainings: TeamRCIA, Living Discipleship
    OCF Trainings for Leaders/Catechists: Various topics
    University of Dayton online courses through the VLCFF program
    Mid-Atlantic Congress
  • Through other Diocesan Office Programming:
    Deep Waters Training
    New Evangelization Workshops & Team Trainings
    Men’s and Women’s Conferences
    Workshops or Seminars by the Office of Justice and Peace: Social Justice Teachings, Catholic Advocacy, Cultural Intelligence
    Office of Worship Liturgical Ministry Events
    Office of Black Catholics Conference and Trainings
    Pathways Training from Office of Hispanic Ministry
  • Regionally Sponsored Events:
    Regional Catechist Days
    Bishop Keane Institute
    Msgr. Kelly Institute