Offering resources to parishes for Catechetical formation, training, and spiritual growth for children, youth and young adults.Safe Environment Resources
- Pope Francis
Assisting Parishes to Grow
We offer assistance to help strengthen ministries in parishes of all sizes and cultures. Contact us for more resources.
Middle School Ministries
High School Ministries
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
We believe that God and the child have a unique relationship with one another particularly before the age of six and that the growth of this relationship should be assisted by the adult, but is directed by the Spirit of God within the child.
Parish School of Religion (PSR)
Through our Parish School of Religion, we offer weekly religious instruction to Children in Kindergarten through Eighth grade who are attending public or home school education.
Parish Youth Ministry
Through our parish youth ministry, we offer weekly religious instruction to middle school aged students who seek to build a deeper Spiritual foundation. Contact us for resources.
Christ’s Light in All Youth (CLAY) is a one-day retreat for high school freshman and sophomores. Partial scholarships are available.
DiRT is a retreat that is all about finding Christ in Confirmation. Many high school students do not have a regular prayer life. These Confirmation retreats seek to enable an encounter with Jesus and give catechesis that helps sustain that relationship in their daily lives.
An ideal place for parish youth councils/boards to deepen their Christian leadership identity, strengthen their leadership skills, learn new programming and promotional ideas, and have a great deal of fun in the process.
While there are a number of college campuses with active full-time campus ministries, complete with chaplains, facilities, and staff, most of the 28 college campuses in the Diocese of Wichita are served by volunteers and the local parish community. We help serve those college parish communities with financial resources and the strategies to integrate college students into an active local faith life.
We offer assistance to help strengthen parish young adult ministries in parishes of all sizes and cultures. Contact us for more resources.
World Youth Day
Libson, Portugal is the next venue for World Youth Day 2022.
Theology On Tap
Enjoy great food and drinks, fellowship with other Catholic Young Adults, and a great speaker.
Our Middle School Students in Grade 6-8 had so much fun at ASCEND 2019, that we are bringing back Chris Padgett for 2021! Over 1,000 people were in attendance to hear talks, worship in adoration, have lunch and just have a great time with other Catholic youth in the Diocese of Wichita. Other speakers and musicians TBA.
Join us on November 6!
Office of Faith Formation
Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202