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News – Office of Evangelization and Catechetical Ministry


OECM Welcomes New Directors for Catechetical Ministry

We welcomed 11 new Directors for Catechetical Ministry in our diocese. We had a day filled with information and practical activities to ready them for the upcoming catechetical year! We are thankful to God for their YES to serve. Join us in praying for these new ministers and all those whom they will be serving […]

Learning about the Liturgy of the Word for Children

On August 23, more than 45 people are gathered at the Diocesan Pastoral Center to learn about the Liturgy of the Word for Children. We are delved into Liturgical Catechesis, encountering Christ in Mass! Diocesan Director of Liturgy and Spirituality, Noreen Madden McInnes, modeled a Children’s Dismissal and how this precious time spent with our […]

RCIA Workshop: Celebrate, Prepare and Share

More than 23 parishes were at the Celebrate, Prepare & Share RCIA workshop this evening as Master Catechists Bill Bischoff and Glenn Valois lead us as we study the Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate.

2018 Vietnamese Catechetical Conference

This past weekend, over 100 Vietnamese Catechetical Leaders who serve our five Vietnamese communities throughout the diocese (Holy Spirit, Holy Family, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Good Shepherd and St. Francis) gathered  for the Vietnamese Catechetical Conference.  Thank you to our presenters: Fr. Viet Hung Nguyen, Fr. Michel Pham OSB and Professor Le Xuan […]

Imperial Valley Catholic Conference 2018

Imperial Valley Friends! Have you heard about the diocesan catholic conference coming to Calexico?! We are pleased to share that the Imperial Valley Catholic Conference: Rejoice and be Glad! will take place on Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Confirmed we have Bishop Robert McElroy presiding the Mass and Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR from […]