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Catechesis is the task of passing on the faith.  It is an essential part of the evangelizing mission of the Church.  The Office of Catechesis and Christian Initiation provides oversight of the catechesis of persons of all ages within the Diocese of Charleston.  Additionally, the office provides formation and support for those engaged in this vital ministry.

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion 2020

Most Reverend Robert E. Guglielmone has identified for central sites and dates for the celebration of the Rite of Election for Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion for Candidates.  To RSVP, please contact Cathy in the Office of Catechesis & Christian Initiation at (843) 261-0504 or cathy@charlestondiocese.org.  Many thanks for your assistance in responding prior to February 14.

Rock Hill/Columbia/Aiken Deaners:  Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Our Lady of the Hills Church, Columbia SC

Greenville Deanery:  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. St. Mary Church, Greenville SC

Charleston/Beaufort Deaneries:  Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Church, Johns Island SC

Myrtle Beach Deanery:  Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. St. Andrew Church, Myrtle Beach SC

Catechist Formation Webinars in the Diocese of Charleston

Webinars for Catechist Certification

The Diocese of Charleston offers free webinars for catechist formation. These webinars cover a a range of topics that fall under the requirements for catechist certification in the Diocese of Charleston. These webinars are FREE of charge, but registration is required for access. To register contact Mrs. Cathy Roche in the Office of Catechesis and Christian Initiation at (843) 261-0504 or cathy@charlestondiocese.org.


Webinars for Catechist Formation

Check out our schedule of upcoming live webinars.  Are you unable to attend a live webinar? You can watch webinars from our archives.