Master Catechists

Persons who desire to become a Master Catechists should have:

  • A strong awareness of the working of God’s grace in their lives and a growing faith-life in response to that grace
  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ, who is the center of the Catholic message
  • A strong understanding of Catholic teaching and love for the Church evidenced by a personal commitment to: – Catechize within the Roman Catholic tradition, in light of Vatican II and post –conciliar documents and according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Participate actively and regularly in the Church’s liturgical and sacramental life
  • A deepened and active prayer life
  • A respect for the diversity of all members of God’s family
  • For more information in Master Catechist Certification you may contact us at our office 714-282-3078


Looking for more?

Within the Lumen Christi Institute, there are four paths that aim to equip and encourage the faithful to take their place within the mission of Christ.

Asset 1

Catholic Biblical Institute

 When we study the Bible, we meet Christ in a new, transformative way. The Catholic Biblical Institute provides opportunities for anyone to study scripture and apply the story of Christ in everyday life.

Asset 2

Catechetical Certification

Certification pathways for catechists such as Basic Catechist Certification for Catechists and Catholic School Teachers, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and Master Catechist Certification.

Asset 3

Lay Ministry Certification

Ministry certification equips the baptized to fulfill the call of God on their life in a role of service to the community. From Liturgy ministries to mental health, and many areas in between, there are a variety of options for those wanting to serve the Church more intentionally.

Asset 4

Street Evangelization Training

A series of skill-building workshops to help Catholics navigate faith-sharing conversations. With the encouragement found in the simple steps taught through these workshops, anyone can answer the baptismal call to carry on the mission of Jesus.