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Ongoing Ministerial Development & Resources: Adults

OLFF staff curated examples of webinars, articles, and books that may be helpful to those serving as catechetical or youth ministry leaders in parishes. Click on another topic to access the page of related resources:


Forming Adults

Title Summary Source Shortened Url (if available)
FORMED online subscription service On-demand access to videoes, programs, books related to the Catholic Faith. Individuals and parishes may subscribe. Resources available in English and Spanish The Augustine Institute
GEMS: Great Endevors Mined and Shared online archive Monthly newsletter focused on best practices in adult faith formation; Option to subcribe for monthly email Sr. Janet Schaefller, OP
Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us: A Pastoral Plan for Adult Faith Formation in the United States online document Vision and guidance from the U.S. Bishops on the primacy of adult faith formation, its goals, and the strategies to walk with people toward mature, explicit, and fruitful relationships with Christ and the Church. USCCB
Small Faith Community Models webpage List of 8 different models for small faith sharing groups with focus, description, and suggested meeting frequency Archdiocese of Atlanta
Small Faith-Sharing Groups website curated links to resources for use with small faith-sharing groups Archdiocese of Dubuque
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults  book (purchase) online (free) National catechism to aid and guide individuals and small groups to deepen their faith. USCCB