This short catechesis focuses on rote memorization and prayer, and it's role in the life of faith, the life of discipleship. Many people have a low … [more] about Do we really need to memorize prayers?
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We offer a comprehensive program of formation in the Catholic Faith leading to a Diocesan Certification at the Basic and Intermediate Levels through our Ministry and Theology program.
Consulting for Parishes & Schools
We are available to support Clergy, School and Parish Catechetical leaders through consulting related to evangelization & catechesis.
Catholic Faith Formation
We support Catholic Schools and Parishes in strengthening faith formation efforts and Catholic identity.
LearnCat Learning Management System
Our catechetical courses are centralized through a custom LMS called LearnCat. Online only, blended, and in person courses are available.
Workshops and Resources
We offer workshops to train catechetical leaders, school and parish personnel. Resources that help schools and parishes in their Catholic Mission.
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The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. With Christ joy is constantly born anew.
Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.
Benedict XVIPope, Emeritus
In Christ and through Christ, God in his mercy also becomes particularly visible, that is, that attribute of divinity is highlighted, which the Old Testament, already availing itself of different concepts and terms, defined as " mercy ".
John Paul IIPope, Saint
As an evangelizer, Christ first of all proclaims a kingdom, the kingdom of God; and this is so important that, by comparison, everything else becomes "the rest," which is "given in addition."
Paul VIPope, Saint
Our age is crossed and penetrated by radical errors, it is torn and upset by profound unrest: however, it is also an era in which immense possibilities for good are opened up to the impetus of the Church.
John XXIIIPope, Saint
It is Christianity, above all others, which teaches the full truth, real justice, and that divine charity which drives away hatred, ill will, and enmity.
In recognition of the service and sacrifice of our priests, and in a spirit of gratitude we offer this prayer. … [more] about In Gratitude for Our Priests
An Important Message from the Office of Evangelization & Catechesis of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge On behalf of the Diocesan Office of … [more] about 2020 Summer Institute Ministry & Theology (MAT) Important Update