Our Mission

The Mission of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Office of Christian Formation is to promote the evangelizing mission of the Church: to form disciples of Jesus Christ, by assisting the Bishop, as the head of the community and teacher of doctrine, to direct and moderate all catechetical activities of the diocese. (National Directory for Catechesis #59 C)

The office promotes the six tasks of catechesis:

  1. Knowledge of the Faith

  2. Liturgical Education

  3. Moral Formation

  4. Teaching to Pray

  5. Education for Community Life

  6. Missionary Initiation

(NDC #20)

 

What we do:

The Office of Christian Formation provides assistance to parishes and institutions in accomplishing the six tasks of catechesis with the following:

consultation, evaluation and training in the areas of:

  • religious education for children and youth

  • adult faith formation

  • evangelization

  • RCIA

  • Catechist Formation

  • Sacramental Preparation

  • lay ecclesial ministries

  • and for parish pastoral councils and other advisory boards

 

Additionally, the Office of Christian Formation provides the following resources:

  • access to a variety of catechetical materials for previewing

  • a variety of catechetical and liturgical books for sale at discount

Resources

Curriculum K - 8

Curriculum - Guide for Parents

Curriculum - Guide for Parents (Spanish)
Curriculum High School
USCCB List of Textbooks in Conformity

Textbook Evaluation

Choosing the right Catechetical Program

Inclusion and Access document
Developmental Stages of Children
Choosing the Right Catechetical Program
Religious Education Policies & Appendices

 

Protecting God's Children Resources

Safe Environment Handbook
Program Introduction

Letter from Bishop J. Estévez - English

Letter from Bishop J. Estévez - Spanish

Overview of the Teaching Safety Program - English

Overview of the Teaching Safety Program - Spanish

Teaching Safety Parent Opt-Out Form - English

Teaching Safety Parent Opt-Out Form - Spanish

Grades K-2 Parent Letter - English

Grades K-2 Parent Letter - Spanish

Grades K-2 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - English

Grades K-2 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - English

Grades K-2 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - Spanish

Grades K-2 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - Spanish
Grades 3-5 Parent Letter - English

Grades 3-5 Parent Letter - Spanish

Grades 3-5 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - English

Grades 3-5 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - English

Grades 3-5 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - Spanish

Grades 3-5 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - Spanish
Grades 6-8 Parent Letter - English

Grades 6-8 Parent Letter - Spanish
Grades 6-8 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - English

Grades 6-8 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - English 

Grades 6-8 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - Spanish

Grades 6-8 Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - Spanish
High School Parent Letter - English

High School Parent Letter - Spanish
High School Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - English

High School Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - English

High School Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 1 - Spanish

High School Lesson Plans/Materials: Lesson 2 - Spanish
Application for Volunteer Work
Reference Check

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