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Catechetical Leaders

Resources & events for directors of religious education and youth ministry

 

Catechetical LeadersDirectors of Religious Education & Youth Ministry


The Archdiocese of Milwaukee provides resources for catechetical leaders and youth ministers, formation and networking opportunities, and certification standards.


Events - View Catechetical Calendar

 

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catechetical Conference
September 15-16, 2017

Family Focus: Parent Café
September 28 or October 10, 2017

Family Perspectives - Training and Consultation
October 24, 2017

Introducing the new Policy Manual

  • Monday, October 23, 1-3pm,  Cousins Center, Milwaukee
  • Wednesday, October 24, 10-12noon, St. James, Mukwonago
  • Thursday, October 25, 1-3pm, Holy Angels, West Bend

 

Gigs, Geeks & God
Janaury 11, 2018
 

 


Information

Newsletter  
Office of Catechesis & Youth Ministry News

Confirmation Resources
Confirmation schedule, liturgy forms, and more

Catechetical Sunday
Articles and downloadable materials

 


Formation and Support


New Directors Institute
Program for catechetical leaders and youth ministers

Organizations for Catechetical & Youth Ministry Leaders
Local and national associations

Formation for Catechetical and Youth Ministry Leaders
Degree programs, certificates, institutes and spiritual formation

Code of Ethical Standards for Church Leaders 
Guidance for parish staff, catechists, clergy and all who exercise leadership

 


Resources

Parish and School Policy Manual and Frequently Used Forms
For Parish Programs

Safety Training Programs
Online training for leaders, catechists, drivers, coaches

Youth Ministry
Programs and resources for ministry with teens

Publishers of Catechetical Materials
Websites and online resources

Archdiocesan Resource Center at Mount Mary University
Current religion textbooks and materials, in the Haggerty Library

Salzmann Library at St Francis de Sales Seminary
Serving the archdiocese, open to public, TOPCAT online catalog

Webinars
Future and archived webinars for catechetical leaders and catechists

Link Library
Resources around the Web

Technology in Faith Formation
Exploring the opportunties and challenges of technology

Church Documents
On Catechesis & Youth Ministry

A Director's Reference Shelf 
Essential resources for Catechetical Leaders & Youth Ministers
 


Forms and Reports


Application for Approval of Programs for Religious Ed Certification
Online form to apply for clock hours for eligible programs

Survey of Parish Catechetical Programs
Biennial survey of parish programs for children and youth

Safe Environment Education Reports
Forms for Reporting on Child/Youth Education Component

 


 


Catechetical Leaders

The single most critical factor in an effective parish catechetical program is the leadership of a professionally trained parish catechetical leader.
- National Directory of Catechesis, 224


Catechesis and Youth Ministry Contacts

 
Gary Pokorny
Director
414-758-2242
pokornyg@archmil.org

Jennifer Murphy
Administrative Assistant
414-758-2240
murphyjc@archmil.org
 

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