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St. Paul Street Evangelization 2023 class starting in January 2023Franciscan at Home – Forming those who form othersSt. John Bosco Conference, July 17-20, 2023Welcome to the Office of CatechesisThe newly revised religion standards for PreK through 8th grade are here



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Augustus ToltonHenriette DelilleSr. Thea BowmanMother Mary LangeVenerable Pierre ToussaintJulia Greeley

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EVENTS 2021-2022

  • ACRE testing begins January 2, 2023
  • ACRE testing ends January 30, 2023
  • PCL Skills Series, Holy Trinity, Edingurgh, February 7, 2023, 9am-3pm
  • PCL Remote Check-in, February 7, 7pm-8pm
  • Catechesis for Discipleship honoree names due in to the Office of Catechesis, February 28
  • PCL Formation Gathering, St. Paul Catholic Center, Bloomington, March 1, 2023, 9am-3pm
  • PCL Remote Check-in, March 1, 7pm-8pm
  • Circle of Friends (SPRED) Dinner Dance, The Catholic Center, Indy, March 4, 2023, 5pm-9pm
  • Indiana Catholic Women's Conference, March 11, 2023
  • Disability Awareness Mass & SPRED Liturgy, SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indy, April 16, 2023, 10am
  • PCL Remote Check-in, June 6, 2023, 7pm-8pm
  • St. John Bosco Conference, July 17-20, 2023

See more info and dates on our events page!


  • Check out the new Baptism Preparation Guidelines in English and Spanish Click Here
  • NEW Godparent Eligibility Form click here
  • Download "Policy on Home-Schooling"
  • Download "Ways God Speaks" reflections all in one convenient place!
  • Download "Mental Health Monday" resources all in one covenient place!
  • Shalom World Television
  • "Kerygma 4 Kids" Evangelization Tool
  • "We Are One in Christ" Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Charles C. Thompson
  • Reading Guide for "We Are One in Christ"
  • Distance learning opportunities through Catholic Distance University

See more on our resource page!




Ken Ogorek, Director of Catechesis
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
Local: 317-236-1446
Toll Free: 800-382-9836, ext. 1446
Fax: 317-592-4032
E-mail: kogorek@archindy.org


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