The Department of Lifelong Faith Formation serves parish leaders who are responsible for catechetical ministry with adults, youth, and children - which includes faith formation initiatives and sacramental preparation.  The website provides information about various diocesan policies, preferred practices, and upcoming events.

Please contact our department at 716.847.5501 or if you have any questions.

Spotlight on: Safe Environment Mandates:

            #1 - Training Resources in Faith Formation Programs with children.

            #2- Training and Screening Mandates for adults..


Upcoming Events:

 (click on highlighted title for details):


5       RCIA/Catechumenate "Meet & Greet" for Eastern Niagara/Orleans Vicariate (contact Sr. Barbara Schiavoni, GNSH)

5       God's Family (contact Mario Vinti)

9       Innovating for the Middle School Years, (contact Maureen Poulin)

14     Engaging Adults follow-up (contact Sr. Barbara Schiavoni, GNSH)

19     Making Disciples for New Generation, 9am-3pm, (details here.) Register online here.

30     RCIA/Catechumenate "Meet & Greet" for Northern Erie Vicariate (contact Sr. Barbara Schiavoni, GNSH)