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Catechist Conundrum Patron Saints

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

Click here for the DRE 2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

Contact Information:

Erin McGeever

Director of Formation

11625 Old St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
(904)262-3200, ext 118
(904)262-0698 (fax)

Rebecca Cruz

Administrative Assistant

11625 Old St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
(904)262-3200, ext 117
(904)262-0698 (fax)