Lifelong Faith Formation

The Department of Lifelong Faith Formation is a resource for pastors and parish leaders responsible for faith formation initiatives and sacramental catechesis with adults, youth, or children.  Our goal is to assist leaders in creating comprehensive plans that form lifelong disciples for Christ.  Please contact us at 716.847.5501 or

Upcoming Events:

The Essentials of Christian Initiation - A Six-Week Virtual Training Course on the RCIA hosted by Liturgical Training Publications begins on Monday, January 28th.  The sessions will be recorded, so if you miss a live session, you can view it at another time.  See all the details.  Through the generosity of a donor, we are able to offer clergy and lay leaders from the Diocese of Buffalo 50% off the registration fee by using the code: C19BUF.  Register now.

Rite of Election will take place on Sunday, March 10 at *2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral.  See all the details*Please note time change.

Confirmation Retreat "How To" workshop on Saturday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Nativity of Our Lord in Orchard Park.  See all the details and register.

Connecting Families to Sacramental Ministries for Children and Youth on Saturday, June 8, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at St. Francis Park in Hamburg.  See all the details or register now.