New DCM/Coordinator Orientation Training

We welcomed 23 new Directors for Catechetical Ministry/Faith Formation Coordinators from 16 parishes in our diocese! We held an intense day of training that will equip our leaders with the tools, resources and information to make them successful in their new roles. The orientation entailed presentations from the Office for Schools, Human Resources, Catholic Mutual, […]

OECM – The Year in Review

The 2018-19 year was a great one for the Office for Evangelization and Catechetical Ministry.  Take a look at this video of all the blessed memories you helped us create.  The link is here

OECM’s Program Brochure

OECM’s Annual Program Brochure is here and ready for you to peruse.  Explore this colorful new edition full of fabulous events, retreats, and workshops for our 2019-2020 year, then mark your calendar and plan to join us for another blessed year of ministry and growth. Click below to check it out! 2019-2020-OECM-Program-Brochure

Renowned Academic to Help ‘Re-Imagine’ Catholic Schools

By: Denis Grasska SAN DIEGO-One of the nation’s foremost experts in Hispanic ministry will headline a leadership conference in San Diego this summer. Dr. Hosffman Ospino, associate professor of Hispanic Ministry and Religious Education at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, will address an audience of pastors, principals and directors of catechetical ministry on […]

Rite of Election 2019

With great joy we prepare for the Rite of Election, approximately 1,200 children, youth and adults from parishes throughout the diocese will participate for their Rite of Election ceremony this Sunday, March 10, at the Golden Hall in San Diego. Stay tuned for ceremony pictures!

Fr. Tony Ricard is coming to San Diego! Thank you to Relevant Radio for your support! Click below to listen.

Thank you to Relevant Radio for promoting our upcoming Spring Forward Conference with Fr. Tony Ricard. Fr. Tony Ricard is coming to San Diego for the FIRST TIME!! He is excited to be with us on Saturday, January 26th from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. His question for us… “Do You Know My Jesus?” Register today […]

New Advanced “Tessera” Certificate program available this 2019!

A new mark of achievement in diocesan ministry formation, the tessera, will be offered by the Office for Evangelization and Catechsis with the San Diego Diocesan Institute beginning in 2019. “Tessera means both ‘entry pass’ and ‘mosaic tile’ in Italian,” said Bernadeane Carr, director of the Diocesan Institute. “The tessera in Catechetical Ministry will mark […]