New Workshops

Entrance into Christ and Participation in God’s Life, Unlocking the Rich Treasure of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Parts I & II, Philosophical Foundations of Catechetics, and the Blessed Virgin Mary are just a few of the workshops we have recently added.

Bosco Conference

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2018 Bosco Conference! We can't wait to see you all again next year!

Formation Tracks

The Catechists (CT) Track, Catechumenal Ministry (RCIA) Track, Youth Ministry (YM) Track, and Parish Catechetical Leader (PCL) Track have been launched, with more tracks to be released soon!

Workshops Available

New workshops are continuously being added to our learning platform at! Click here to visit the website now!

Resources Available

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

Catechetical Review

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

A Father To Us All

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

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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.