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Catechist Resources

Enrichment Opportunities

All catechists, catechetical leaders, Catholic school teachers, and everyone interested in deepening their faith are invited to take a an online course in theology or ministry through the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame. The Archdiocese of Hartford has a partnership with the McGrath Institute for Church Life which provides a 50% discount so that the cost of the course per individual is $49.50. Course participants gain a rich overview of Catholic beliefs and faith practices and grow in their personal faith. For more information visit their website:

Formation Opportunities


The following series of books are excellent resources to equip catechist with the skills to share the faith with those they serve. These books are full of practical ideas for growing practically and spiritually.


On Demand Webinars by Sadlier Publishing (click on “Ongoing Catechist/Teacher Formation)


If you have any questions or would like more information contact:

Kelly Henderschedt
Archdiocesan Director of Catechesis
860-242-5573 ext. 2653

For more information contact: 

Kelly Henderschedt
Archdiocesan Director of Faith Formation
860 - 242 - 5573 ex. 2663