Catechesis & Youth Ministry

Supporting Catholics who Pass on the Faith

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Certification, training and resources for catechists.

Catechetical Leaders

Resources & events for directors of religious education and youth ministers.

Youth Ministry

Programs and resources for ministry with teens.

Technology in Faith Formation

Exploring the opportunties and challenges of technology.

Child & Family Faith Formation

Programs and resources for children K-8 and their parents.


Church documents, publications, forms and resource center.

Guidelines for Parishes

Curriculum and program policies for religious education.

Christian Formation Committees

Resources and guidelines for Formation commissions.


Catholic Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts

Religious emblems, activities, awards and training.

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus

Summer Catechetical Program

The Office of Catechesis and Youth Ministry

  • assists the archbishop in directing the catechetical mission of the archdiocese
  • provides guidelines for parish catechetical programs, sacramental preparation, and comprehensive youth ministry
  • oversees catechist formation and certification
  • supports catechetical leaders and provides guidance for their ministry and ongoing formation
  • offers resources for those who pass on the faith – catechists, youth ministers, directors of religious education, parents, lay leaders and clergy

Services & Programs

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Catechesis and Youth Ministry

Gary Pokorny

Bonnie Bresnahan
Administrative Assistant

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee

3501 South Lake Drive
PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912
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Phone:  (414) 769-3300
Toll-Free: (800) 769-9373
Fax:  (414)  769-3408

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