Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Facebook   Twitter   Facebook    Pinterest   LinkedIn   Vimeo   RSS      

Continuing Catechetical Formation

Catechetical Services

Courses for Catechists or Interested Adults

Diocesan Catechetical Guidelines

Sacramental Resources

 Catechetical Policies

 Catechetical Documents

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Department of Catechetical Services is to direct catechetical activity in the Diocese by providing parish leaders with guidance, support and resources that enable them to carry out their catechetical mission of forming Disciples of Christ.

The office assists parishes in fulfilling the Six Tasks of Catechesis:

  1. Knowledge of the Faith
  2. Liturgical Education
  3. Moral Formation
  4. Teaching to Pray
  5. Education for Community Life
  6. Missionary Initiation (NDC #20)

Catechetical Services Contacts:

Cheryl Orwig Whapham
Catechetical Services

Director of Catechetical Services
(214) 379-2851

Maria Varela
Catechetical Services

Administrative Assistant
(214) 379-2847

Catechetical Services

Associate Director, Children’s Catechesis
(214) 379-2850

Catechetical Services

Associate Director, Parish Outreach and Evangelization
(214) 379-2848

Sr. Beatriz Martinez-Garcia, SSND
Catechetical Services

Associate Director, Continuing Catechetical Formation
(214) 379-2852