Workshops Available

The latest addition to the list of workshops is "The Human Person". The workshops are available on!

Catechetical Review

Take a look at the latest issue of our long-running magazine, The Catechetical Review.

Resources Available

You will find an ever increasing array of materials- audio, video, and print- on our "Resources" page.

Catechism Conference

Celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, twenty-one speakers shared the many ways the Catechism is much more than an encyclopedia.

A Father To Us All

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, had an impact that reverberates throughout the Church. Learn more about his legacy.

Bosco Conference

The annual "St. John Bosco Conference for Evangelization and Catechesis" will take place July 16-19, 2018. Come join us in the height of summertime!

Catechist Formation

Our first collection of workshops from our Catechist Formation Track are now posted on!

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About the Catechetical Institute

The Catechetical Institute at Franciscan University exists to train and support the key catechists in any situation—priests, deacons, parents, or laity, whether professional or volunteer. Through conferences, online workshops, videos, audio, personal mentorship, and a wealth of resources produced by Franciscan University, all involved in the work of catechesis will find new ideas, new approaches, new techniques, and a new confidence to do the work of catechesis.