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Catechist Formation


THANK YOU FOR answering the call to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ! This fall, over 2,000 children and teens, will sign up to learn more about Jesus and the Catholic faith and 500 will be prepared for the sacraments!

Class sessions begin the week of September 10, 2017.

If you are new to volunteering, please click here.

1Existing and Returning Volunteers

         Please confirm your EIM status through the Dioces of Austin website
         or with the Volunteer Coordinator, Tommy Sustaita.
         To begin, go to the Diocese of Austin EIM database with your user ID
         and password. (If you have forgotten your user ID and password,

         please scroll to the bottom of the page and use the alternative log-in.)                                    

3.      Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Workshops at Saint William
         If your workshop has expired, please register for your workshop below 

         by going to the Diocese of Austin EIM database

4.     Contact the Coordinators Below and Join Us for Formation

Elementary Catechist Formation Day - Saturday, August 19, 2017
Join us for 8:30 a.m. Mass followed by refreshments in the Banquet Hall
Presentation begins at 9:30 -  Keynote address in the Banquet Hall by Rev. Bruce Neili.
Grade–level breakouts will follow.
Contact Yvonne Soorholtz for details.

RCIA-Adapted for Children Catechist Formation Day.
Volunteers are invited to the STW Catechist's Mass and dynamic presentation by Fr. Bruce Nieli, CSP on Saturday, August 19th beginning at 8:30am in the Sacred Heart Chapel and ending at 10:30am .  Make plans to attend the Team Training Part 2: "How to Share your Faith with Youth and Prepare them fo rthe Sacraments" will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 from 6:30-8:45pm.  Contact Lisa for more details.Contact Lisa Salas  for details.

Triumph Middle School Core Team Training Day - Saturday, August 19, 2017
Join us in the Education Building rooms 15/17 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for a day of empowering talks, exciting games, building new friendships, and becoming equipped to lead middle school youth closer to Christ.  Our talented guest speaker is Fr. Jonathan Raia.

Contact Gwen Bartlett for details.

SWYM High School Core Team Training Day - Saturday, August 26, 2017
Contact Chris Bartlett for details.