Professional Development Resources

Do You Want to Know More about Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or LifeTeen Resources?

The Offices of Adolescent Faith Formation and Catechetical Services have worked with representatives from Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and LifeTeen to offer a session on Monday, March 27, 2017 to introduce you to these formation resources.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a hands-on approach to religious education based on the Montessori Method.

LifeTeen provides resources to help in ministry with middle-school and high-school teens.

Click here for all the details:
Do You Want to Know More about Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or LifeTeen Resources


For information regarding the 2016-2017 Faith Formation and Education Division Leadership Grant Resources, please follow the following link: 1617-FFL&CSA GrantMasterList


For information regarding online MA programs, please follow the following links:
Online MA Religious Studies Programs
Online MA Religious Studies Chart


IMPACT, a two-year lay formation program, has been designed to lead participants further down the path of discipleship. IMPACT, an invitation to step away from the busyness of our lives, will nourish the heart and mind through theological and spiritual formation. Through study, prayer, reflection, and conversation, participants will be challenged to respond more fully to Jesus’ call to mission—to IMPACT our world!  For more information, follow this link:

The next cohort begins Fall 2017, with registration opening January 2017.


Fall 2015 CSA & FFL Day: PDF of PowerPoint Presentation of Evangelizing Parking Lot Parents by Sr. Pat McCormack (it is in 2 parts due to the size of the document).
Parking Lot Parents Part 1
Parking Lot Parents Part 2


Webinar for K-8 Curriculum

Please watch this recorded webinar prior to attending one of the K-8 Religion Curriculum Meetings.  The information for the meetings can be seen below the webinar access.