Diocese of Tyler

Faith Formation

The Office of Faith Formation, inspired by the life and mission of Jesus, and embracing the opportunities of our time and culture, serves to educate, evangelize and empower others through lifelong and ongoing faith formation. We respond to the needs of Faith Formation leaders, Christian Initiation coordinators and catechists through education formation and resources. We further work to equip and empower the faithful to exercise their baptismal call to evangelize. We provide consultative services directly to parishes—in both English and Spanish—for parish religious education programs, for young adult ministry, adult faith formation resources and the implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (the process for adults wishing to become Catholic). The Office sponsors numerous events and workshops and offers audio, video and text resources for all ages, available year-round.

   

   

   

Catechist Formation

Sacramental Formation

Christian Initiation

Faith Formation

Leadership

Additional Resources

Useful Web Sites

Linda Porter's Published Articles

Upcoming Faith Formation Events

April 3 2017
LIFE CLASS: Sacraments
Lufkin
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April 29, 2017
Mass for Families with Special Needs
Tyler
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2016-17 Office of Faith Formation Calendar of Events

Recent Faith Formation News & Events

You Have Put on Christ with Dr. Jerry Galipeau (Feb. 2017)

Faith Formation Library New Materials (October 2016)

Look what is new in the Audio Visual Library at the Office of Faith Formation. Recently purchased from Ascension Press for your use in adult faith formation, teen formation, or catechist formation. Contact Linda Porter for checking out for use in your parish.  

Faith Formation In-service (August 2016)

Catechist Training Camp in Crockett(July 2016)

PHOTOS: Christian Initiation Training (April 2016)

NC Register: The Church's Care For People With Special Needs is a Blessing For Families (April 2016)

Bishop Strickland Celebrates Mass for Families with Special Needs (March 2016)

Bishop Strickland prays with candidates, elect of the diocese as they prepare to enter the church (February 2016)

Faith Formation Contacts

FOR CATHOLIC CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD (Catechesis, Sacramental Formation)
Sister Angelica Orazco, EFMS
903-534-1077 x145
sister@dioceseoftyler.org

FOR CATHOLICS OVER 12  YEARS OLD (Catechesis, Youth Ministry, Sacramental Formation):
Mark Knox
903-266-2143
mknox@dioceseoftyler.org

CHRISTIAN INITIATION (Non-Catholics Adults or Children)
ci@dioceseoftyler.org
(If you need a quicker reply, for questions about the process, please contact Father Gavin Vaverek either at the above email, or call him at St. Patrick’s Parish at  903-634-6833 x224)

CATECHIST ENDORSEMENT
Sister Angelica Orazco, EFMS
903-534-1077 x145
sister@dioceseoftyler.org

OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT FAITH FORMATION, ADULT EDUCATION, ETC:
ffl@dioceseoftyler.org 

Faith Formation Staff


Sr. Angelica Orozco, EFMS
903-534-1077 x145
sister@dioceseoftyler.org


Marisol Torres
Assistant
903-534-1077 x169
mtorres@dioceseoftyler.org

 

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