Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Catechist Formation - Classroom

Catechist Classroom Formation Overview


Introductory Orientation Workshops

Designed primarily to assist in preparing new volunteer parish catechists with no previous formation or experience.

Basic (Level 1)

Provides appropriate adult faith formation and catechetical training through theological content, catechetical methods and prayer experiences.

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Intermediate (Level 2)

Builds upon the foundation established in Basic (Level 1) Formation, providing an integration of prayer, theological knowledge and experiences.

Advanced (Level 3)

Consists of a bachelor’s degree in a Theological field or at least 100 clock hours beyond Level 2.

Professional (Level 4)

Consists of a Master’s Degree in a Theological field.

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