Catechist Formation and Certification

The Diocese of Wichita does not officially track certification for catechists, however, we strongly encourage all catechists to participate in on-going formation.  There are many approved avenues and programs to assist in the formation process.  Please track these hours with your parish Catechetical Leader.




Diocesan Formation Opportunities include:

Summer Summit:  the third Saturday of August

Winter Summit: the first Saturday of February


Day of Renewal

CYM Showcase 



Online Opportunities include:

Leadership Institute, a program of the USCCB 

Virtual Learning Community of Faith Formation



Other Opportunities

St. John Bosco Conference at Franciscan University: July 17-20, 2017

Newman University MTS program