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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 11, 2016.

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 27, 2016
Join us for 8:30 a.m. Mass followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall
Presentation begins at 9:30 -  Keynote address in the Parish Hall by Stephanie Gargano.
Grade–level breakouts will follow.
Contact Yvonne Soorholtz for details.

RCIA-Adapted for Children Catechist Formation Day - Saturday, August 27, 2016 Our day will be from 8:30am - 4:00pm.  We will begin with Mass in the Church, followed by  breakfast and a Keynote in the Parish Hall.  Our day will continue lunch, fellowship and a workshop on "How To" share the faith and prepare youth for Sacraments.

Contact Lisa Salas  for details.

Triumph Middle School Core Team Training Day - Saturday, August 20, 2016
Join other adults for an exciting day of personal and spiritual formation as we become better equipped to lead youth to encounter Christ. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in room 15/17 in the Education Center, concluding in time to attend Mass.  Lunch and laughter included free of charge.
Contact Gwen Bartlett for details.

SWYM High School Core Team Training Day - Saturday, August 27, 2016
Join the other adults for a great day of personal and spiritual formation as we prepare to lead teens to Christ. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., lunch and laughter included in room 14/16 in the Education Center.
Contact Chris Bartlett for details.

For information on Catechist Certification, please click here.