Parish Catechetical Leaders

Accompanying through: 

  • Mentorship opportunities for Parish Catechetical Leaders (PCLs)
  • Connecting catechesis to Missionary Discipleship
  • Guidance for certification of catechists and PCLs
  • Orientation to catechesis in the Diocese
  • Ongoing professional development and continuing education

Pastors and Parish Leadership Teams

Accompanying through:

  • Consultation on all "womb to tomb" faith formation needs
  • Cultivating a spirit of welcome, hospitality, and evangelization
  • Development of parish catechetical plan
  • Recruitment, selection, and initial training of parish catechetical staff

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Catechetical Services Staff

Joe Fredrickson
Associate Director, Parish Outreach and Evangelization
(214) 379-3171 |

Sr. Beatriz Martinez-Garcia, SSND
Associate Director, Continuing Catechetical Formation
(214) 379-2852 |

Kevin Prevou
Associate Director, Adult Faith Formation
(214) 379-2848 |

Maria Varela
Administrative Assistant
(214) 379-2847 |

Cheryl Orwig Whapham
Director of Catechetical Services
(214) 379-2851 |

Beth Wright
Associate Director, Children's Ministry
(214) 379-2850 |