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Office of Catechesis

 

 Sr. Chela Gonzalez, OP   (208) 350-7540  

 Santiago Robles   (208) 350-7542

Chris Kreslins   (208) 350-7547

Jackie Hopper   (208) 350-7541

Cathy Wheaton   (208) 350-7546

 

 

Office hours: 9:00 - 5:00 


 

Director of the Office of Catechesis

 

Sister Chela Gonzalez, OP, PhD 

Pastoral Planning

Council Development

Leadership Training

Resources and Consultation

Catholic Schools Teachers - Formation and Certification

 

 

Coordinator of Adult and Family Catechesis

 

Santiago Robles

Adult Faith Formation – Cursillos, Retreats,  RENEW International
Resources and Consultation – Adult Catechesis
Small Faith Communities Formation and Support
Marriage and Family Life

 

 

Coordinator of Children's Catechesis

 

Jackie Hopper

Resources and Consultation – Children’s Catechesis

Catechetical Curriculum for Pre-School through Grade 8

Catechist Formation and Development

Catechetical Reflection Days and Retreats

Baptism, First Reconciliation and First Communion

RCIA for Children up to Grade 8

 

 

Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Catechesis

 

Chris Kreslins

Comprehensive Youth Ministry

Resources and Consultation – Youth and Young Adults
Idaho Catholic Youth Convention

World Youth Day
Facebook    

Youth event forms

Campus Ministry

 

 

Administrative Assistant & Resource Center Manager

 

Cathy Wheaton 

Resource Center
Assistance to Online Checkout
Resources and Consultation

Office of Catechesis Website

Safe Environment Checkout (DVD & VHS Resources)
Catechetical Curriculum
Support & Assistance to Catechetical Events
Policies & Guidelines – Resource Center

 

 

National Organization Links     

 

US Conference of Catholic Bishops 
National Conference for Catechetical Leadership
National Association for Lay Ministry
National Catholic Education Association
National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry
National Catholic Young Adult Ministry Association

Vatican

 

 

Office of Catechesis staff

 

Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation
(VLCFF)

 

Policies, Guidelines & Curriculum


Diocesan Religious Curriculum

 

Policies for Home-Based Catechesis

 

Sacramental Prep

 

Catechist Certification Process

 

Lay Ecclesial Ministers Certification

 

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