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Formation and Certification

St. Junipero Serra Institute

(Youth Ministry Concentration)

St. Junipero Serra Institute logo The St. Junipero Serra Institute is the chief diocesan program specifically designed for the direct catechesis of the faithful within the Diocese of Fort Worth. The objective of this program is 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).

The Youth Ministry Concentration will highlight the origin of youth ministry in the United States, pastoral applications in a youth ministry context, and discipleship with an emphasis on relational ministry.

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St. Francis De Sales Program

St. Junipero Serra Institute logoSt. Francis De Sales program is a Catechist Formation Program offered by the Diocese of Fort Worth. The program consists of three levels: Catechism I, Catechism II, and Concentration in Children’s Catechesis. The objective of this program is teaching the content of the faith as articulated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Levels I and II) and offering a concentration in proper catechetical methodology as it applies to Children’s Catechesis (Level III).

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St. John Bosco Conference

In a time when sharing the Gospel and teaching the faith can be challenging and may seem fruitless, Christ calls you to an even deeper hope and trust. If you have been called to ministry, then God will provide all you need. Come to the St. John Bosco conference and be renewed in your hope as you spend three days being blessed by an amazing ministry team, dynamic presenters, and fellowship with those that share your passion for Christ and the Church. The John Bosco Conference offer very comprehensive certification programs in a variety of fields (Catechist, DRE, RCIA, Youth Ministry, Campus Ministry).


Please contact the Office of Youth Ministry for more information.



Victoria Ramon
Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries

Melissa Loza
Administrative Assistant

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