Welcome to our catechist formation support page for pastors, clergy, principals and parish leaders in children’s catechesis, youth evangelization and RCIA/Adult Faith Formation.

Prospective Catechist Trainers

Interested instructors in catechist formation must go through a one-day catechist trainer seminar before instructing catechists.  For more information, please email Kino Catechetical Institute at kinoinstitute@diocesephoenix.org

– Master Catechist/Catechist Trainer Certification Info Summary Chart 01-01-2015

– Master Catechist Info Booklet 05-2011

– Master Catechist Catechist Trainer application 2015

– Master Catechist Catechist Trainer Certification Renewal 2015


Frequently Asked Questions

Prepare to be enthralled: FAQ’s for pastor’s and parish leaders on the Catechist Formation Process are available here (updated July 1, 2012).

Implementation Materials:

Parish/School Application to Host Catechist Formation

Catechist Trainer Support Materials (password protected)