Adult Faith Formation


Franciscan Catechetical Institute – Plethora of courses available for adult faith formation through parish partnership.

The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) – offers adult religious education and faith formation anytime and anywhere via the internet. The goal is to support the church's professional ministry of religious education and faith formation in cyberspace.

STEP online classes from the University of Notre Dame – offers courses for catechists, school teachers, lay ministers, deacons and other adult Catholics who seek distance learning that is intellectually-rigorous and faithful to the Catholic tradition.

Our Hearts are Burning Within Us – Primary document on Adult Faith Formation
Building on what already works in parishes, this adult faith formation plan assists leaders in deepening faith, growing discipleship, sharing systematic catechesis, encounters with Christ in sacraments within parish communities

Adult Faith Formation Strategies – A ministry treasure chest of over 170 creative strategies to be integrated into adult faith gatherings

Deepening Faith – In the final chapters of this book are many practical processes for both online and in person methods of adult faith formation calling adults to be the center of the church’s educational mission. Sr. Janet Scaheffler, OP, also has a website with a plethora of practical advice in GEMS: Great Endeavors Mined and Shared. Visit the following link if you are trying to find information on a topic or aspect of adult faith formation.