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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Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Outreach and Pastoral Care

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Forms, Permissions, Procedures

downloadParental/Guardian Permission, Release, and Liability Waiver

downloadPermiso, Libero y Exoneración de Responsabilidad por Parte de los Padres y/o Guardianes

downloadYouth Ministry Policies and Procedures

downloadRecommended Technology Guidelines for Pastoral Work with Young People (Coming soon)

downloadMandates for All Parish Catechetical and Youth Ministry Leaders

downloadVolunteer Driver Information Form

Resources and Materials for Youth Ministry

LinkRenewing the Vision (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

LinkNational Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry


LinkYouth Specialties Blog

LinkOnline Catechism of the Catholic Church

LinkOnline Searchable Bible

LinkMusic and Song from Oregon Catholic Press

LinkCatholic Online

LinkCatholic Relief Services

LinkACTS Missions

LinkSan Antonio Catholic Center For Charismatic Renewal

LinkCenter for Ministry Development

LinkSaint Mary's Press

LinkRetreat Venues


Informational Tri-Folds

downloadCatechist Formation Programs Brochure

downloadTCCED Certification through Catholic Distance University

downloadTeachers in Catholic Schools Who Do Not Teach Religion

downloadOnline Level 1 Certification Brochure

RegisterOnline Level 2 Certification Brochure

DownloadOnline Level 3 Certification Brochure

Catechist Certification Packets

downloadLevel 1 Basic Certification Packet

DownloadLevel 2 Intermediate Certification Packet

DownloadLevel 3 Advanced Certification Packet

DownloadLevel 4 Professional Certification Packet

DownloadCatholic School Teachers who Teach Religion (TCCED) Certification Packet

DownloadCatholic School Teachers who Do Not Teach Religion Certification Packet

DownloadDeacon Certification Packet

DownloadDeacon and Wife Certification Packet

DownloadCatechist Renewal Certification Packet (All Levels)

Funding for Education & Formation

downloadVacation Bible School Financial Assistance

downloadTextbooks for Parish Religious Education Program

downloadLay Ministry Formation Fund Guidelines

downloadApplication for Lay Ministry Formation Fund



downloadSuggested Curriculum for Adult Confirmation

downloadAdult Confirmation Registration Form

downloadForma de Inscripcion para Confirmacion de Adultos

download2019 Adult Confirmation Class Schedule

download2019 Adult Confirmation Mass Schedule

downloadAdult Confirmation Fact Sheet (for parish personnel which prepare Adult Confirmandi as well as welcome Adult Confirmandi to the Adult Confirmation Liturgy)

Outreach and Pastoral Care

Life, Justice, and Peace

LinkWe Are Salt and Light (USCCB)

LinkCatholic Charities USA’s Parish Social Ministry Toolkit

LinkCatholic Charities San Antonio

LinkCatholic Relief Services

Link7 Themes of Catholic Social Teaching Video Series (CRS and the USCCB)

LinkTexas Catholic Conference of Bishops

LinkCathlic Social Teaching (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkCompendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church (Vatican)

LinkSeven themes of Catholic Social Teaching (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkFoundational Documents (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkForming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkCatholic Campaign for Human Development (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkTwo Feet of Love in Action (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkHear Us, O God (Prayer from the USCCB)

LinkHelp Us Build Communities in God's Vision of Justice (Prayer from the USCCB)

LinkIntercessory Prayers: The Marginalized (Prayer from the USCCB)

LinkPrayer for Those in Poverty (Prayer from the USCCB)

LinkPrayer to Overcome Indifference (Prayer from the USCCB)


LinkUSCCB Evangelization

LinkLiving as Missionary Disciples (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

LinkGo and Make Disciples: A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization in the United States

LinkPurchase Go and Make Disciples: A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization in the United States

V Encuentro

LinkNational Event Resources

LinkYouth and Young Adults in the V Encuentro

LinkAdolescentes y Jóvenes Adultos en el V Encuentro

LinkResources for Hispanic Ministry

LinkRecursos para la Pastoral Hispana

LinkNews regarding the V Encuentro

Family Life

Criminal Justice Ministry

LinkKolbe Prison Ministries San Antonio

downloadNew Life Ministry Brochure from Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church

downloadBexar County Reentry Service Center

downloadBexar County Reentry Services Center Weekly Events Schedule

Deaf Ministry

LinkNational Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD)

LinkFather MD's Kitchen Table

LinkUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops

LinkDepartment of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

LinkSan Antonio College American Sign Language Academic Program

LinkInternational Catholic Deaf Association