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Education for Ministry Program

The Education for Ministry  Program is open to all catechists of the Diocese.  Catechists of the Diocese include but is not limited to full-time contracted Catholic School teachers Kindergarten - Grade 8, Directors of Religious Education, parish catechists, R.C.I.A. teams, Youth Ministers and those who are charged with handing on the faith to others.  The Office of Catechesis does not discourage part-time Catholic School teachers who are interested in pursuing Diocesan certification to register for courses.  

Our Catholic School principals are welcome to register for courses as well to pursue certification. 
Please note that at this time the certification requirement is only for teachers who teach religion.

For additional Program and course information, please click here 

Registrations are now open for fall 2017!

2017 Fall Courses
Fort Wayne area - hosted by the Archbishop Noll Catholic Center unless otherwise noted
Introduction to the Moral Life in Christ   Thursday evenings, November 9, 16, and 30; December 7, 2017 

South Bend area - hosted the Saint John Paul II Center, Mishawaka unless otherwise noted
Introduction to the Moral Life in Christ   Thursday evenings, November 9, 16, and 30; December 7, 2017 

2018 Spring Courses
Fort Wayne  and South Bend area  
     Registration will open October 2017
Introduction to Scripture   Thursday evenings, January 11, 18, and 25; February 1, 2018
Introduction to Catechesis  Thursday evenings, February 15 and 22; March 1 and 8, 2018
Introduction to the Creed  Thursday evenings, March 22; April 12, 19, and 26, 2018
Introduction to Ecclesiology  Thursday evenings, May 10,17, 24, and 31, 2018

2018 Summer Courses
Fort Wayne and South Bend areas
     Registration will open early to mid April 2018
Monday, June 25 through Thursday, June 28, 2018
Course One will meet from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Course Two will meet from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
     Course times will be determined at a later date
2018 Summer Courses will be Introduction to the Sacraments and Introduction to Scripture

Questions?
For questions regarding the Education for Ministry Program please contact Janice Martin, Administrative Assistant in the Office of Catechesis, at (260) 399-1411 or by email at jmartin@diocesefwsb.org 

The Diocese of Fort Wayne - South Bend would  like to thank Our Sunday Visitor Institute for their generous funding without which this program would not be possible.
  


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