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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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Resources

Use the links below to navigate to the section of resources of interest:


Sacraments

Formation

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Outreach and Pastoral Care

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Forms, Permissions, Procedures

downloadPolicy for Ministering to Minors


downloadPolíticas para el Servicio Pastoral a Menores


downloadParental/Guardian Permission, Release, and Liability Waiver


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


downloadNFCYM Technology Guidelines for Pastoral Work with Youth – Archdiocesan Guidelines coming soon


downloadMandates for All Parish Catechetical and Youth Ministry Leaders (updated version coming soon)


downloadVolunteer Driver Information Form


downloadSample of Youth Code of Conduct


downloadMuestra de Código de Conducta del Joven


downloadSample of Adult Code of Conduct


downloadMuestra de Código de Conducta para Líderes, Chaperones Adultos y Acompañantes

Resources and Materials for Youth Ministry


LinkRenewing the Vision (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)


LinkLife, Justice and Peace at the Archdiocese of San Antonio


LinkNational Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry


LinkLifeTeen


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 (updated version coming soon)


LinkChristus Vivit – Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation to Young People and to the Entire People of God


Formation

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


downloadSolicitud al Fondo de Formación


Sacraments

Youth Confirmation

download2019 Dates for Youth Confirmations


downloadRetreat Venues


Adult Confirmation

downloadSuggested Curriculum for Adult Confirmation


downloadAdult Confirmation Registration Form


downloadForma de Inscripcion para Confirmacion de Adultos


download2019 Schedule for Adult Confirmation Masses


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

Marriage Ministries

downloadLocal marriage enrichment ministries


downloadMarriage Encouragement and Enrichment from For Your Marriage


downloadMarriage Preparation Resources


downloadMarriage Preparation Resources from For Your Marriage


downloadAssistance for Marriages in Distress


Human Sexuality

downloadTheology of the Body


downloadSexuality and Conjugal Love


downloadNatural Family Planning


downloadUSCCB Statement on Pornography Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography and other resources


downloadHelp for Men and Women Struggling with Pornography Use from For Your Marriage


Counseling and Spiritual Direction

downloadCounselors


downloadSpiritual Directors


downloadCatholic Charities Counseling Center


Parenting and Family Resources

downloadFamily Organizations in the Archdiocese of San Antonio


downloadFamily and Children’s Services from Catholic Charities


downloadFamily Self-Sufficiency Services from Catholic Charities


downloadServices for pregnant and parenting teen mothers from Seton Home


downloadSenior services from Catholic Charities


downloadMinistry to Those with Special Needs


downloadDeaf Ministry


downloadSupport for Families of the Incarcerated


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)

Evangelization

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

LinkArchdiocesan Recommendations (English)


LinkArchdiocesan Recommendations (Spanish)


LinkKey Demographic, Social, and Religious Statistics for the Archdiocese of San Antonio


LinkEstadísticas demográficas, sociales y religiosas clave para la Arquidiócesis de San Antonio


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

downloadMarriage and Family Life Resources


downloadFamily Organizations in the Archdiocese of San Antonio

Criminal Justice Ministry

DownloadIncarceration Facilities & Ministry Efforts within the Archdiocese of San Antonio


DownloadTexas Catholic Action Plan for Criminal Justice


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


downloadBexar County Reentry Services Center Weekly Events Schedule


DownloadCriminal Justice Ministry Volunteer Brochure


LinkKolbe Prison Ministries San Antonio


downloadBexar County Reentry Service Center


LinkResponsibility, Rehabilitation & Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice

Deaf Ministry

LinkGuidelines for Celebrating the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities


LinkNCOD Policy for Working with Sign Language Interpreters in Catholic Religious Setting


LinkNational Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD)


LinkInternational Catholic Deaf Association


LinkFather MD's Kitchen Table


LinkUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops


LinkTexas Health & Human Services: Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services


LinkSan Antonio College American Sign Language Academic Program