Trainings and Programs



Called and Gifted

The Called & Gifted™ Discernment Process is a program developed by the Catherine of Siena Institute in 1993. Called & Gifted is a three-part discernment process intended to help ordinary lay Catholics in the average parish discern their charisms. Charisms, or spiritual gifts, are special abilities given to all baptized Christians by the Holy Spirit to give them the power both to represent Christ and to be a channel of God’s goodness for people (CCC, 798-801). The Called & Gifted process presumes no knowledge of the gifts or background in discernment.

For more information on The Called & Gifted™ Discernment Process, follow the link here.

The Called & Gifted™  information from Catherine of Siena Institute, click here 

Upcoming Trainings:

TBD – No called & gifted training’s available at this time in our Diocese. Please check back to this page for upcoming training dates.

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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a sensorially rich experience for children from the ages of 3 to 12 years that gives children the opportunity to grow in love and knowledge of God through the Christian tradition. It is rooted in the Bible, the liturgy of the Church, and the educational principles of Maria Montessori.  Central to this program is the Atrium, a sacred space prepared for the children. A place of beauty, the atrium is designed for being with and enjoying God, listening to God’s Word, and praying.

For more information on the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, follow the link here.