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General Information

  • Three Levels (Catechism, Core, Concentrations)

Course Objectives

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  • Teaching the content of the faith as articulated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Level I) and through in-depth six-week courses related to central topics in Catholicism (Level II) as well as offering various concentrations related to parish ministry and/or personal faith formation (Level III).

Student Requirements

  • Certification: For Level I, participate in all sessions and complete the Open-Book Test at the conclusion of each six¬-week course. For Levels II and III, participate in all sessions and complete the writing assignment for each six-week course. At the completion of Level III, an exit interview with the Department Director of Evangelization and Catechesis is required for certification.
  • Audit: There are no requirements. You are free to attend for your own benefit, although you must take the levels in order.


$35.00 per course.

Program Length

Six weeks.



Jason Whitehead, MA
Director of Evangelization and Catechesis
Director of St. Junipero Serra Institute
Director of Faith Formation


Julie Kiehlbauch, MS
Executive Assistant

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