About

MISSION STATEMENTTo provide resources and spiritual enrichment for parish Catechetical Leaders while promoting unity of purpose among the various cultures in the Diocese of Orange.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Parish Faith Formation provides information, assesses needs, promotes dialogue, and facilitates networking for parish staff members involved in Faith Formation ministries serving children (Pre-School to 8th grade) as well as adults. We challenge Catechetical Leaders to grow and support them in that growth.


WHO WE SERVE

  • Parish staff members involved in Faith Formation ministries

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Workshops addressing Catechetical needs, trends, methods, and materials including:
    • Called and Gifted Workshops
    • Survival School Church Leadership
    • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
  • Annual meeting and ongoing communication with parish Catechetical leaders through the deanery structure
  • Annual Day of Prayer and 3-day retreat for parish Catechetical leaders
  • Networking meetings for those who coordinate
    • Adult Faith Formation
    • Whole Community Catechesis
    • Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
  • Faith Formation Handbook and consultation on policy & procedures
  • Resources for First Reconciliation and Eucharist preparation

To view the Faith Formation Handbook, click here.


To submit speakers for clearance, follow the process outlined here.


LEADERSHIP

Katie Dawson, Director

714-282-3060

kdawson@rcbo.org

 

Jessica Galaviz, Program Coordinator

714-282-3060

jgalaviz@rcbo.org

 

Ivette Valenzuela, Advanced Program Coordinator

714-282-6000

ivalenzuela@rcbo.org