Lifelong Formation

Forms and Resources

  • FAQ’s (PDF)
    Quick answers to questions about the certification process for parish catechists and Catholic school teachers, principals and catechetical leaders.
  • Description of Levels (PDF)
    Brief description of the three levels of certification and ongoing formation (renewal).
  • Certification Process (PDF)
    Presentation on the certification process, policies, courses and important information for catechists, school teachers and parish/school leaders.
  • Inside Look (Link) (PDF)
    Brief overview of the platform and the resources available for catechists and catechetical leaders.
  • Scholarship Request Form for Level I (English) (Spanish)
    Request a 50 percent scholarship for online sessions. 
  • Scholarship Request Form for Level II (English) (Spanish)
    Request 50 percent scholarship for online sessions.
  • Retreat Request Form (PDF)
    Form for parish and schools to schedule their certification retreat.
  • Level III Elective Form (PDF)
    For level III participants to keep a log of ongoing formation. At the completion of a minimum of 15 hours, the form will be submitted to the Catechetical Leader/Principal for approval and request the credits toward renewal of certification.
  • Formation Registration Form for Catholic Schools and Instructions (Form - Excel) (Instructions - PDF)
    Form to register staff for the 2017-2018 school year. Download and save to your computer. Once completed, email to certification@archchicago.org. See instructions for further information.
  • LTP Resources (PDF)
    Brief description of the materials available from Liturgy Training Publications for children’s religious education, youth, teens, and young adults, families, marriage preparation, Christian Initiation, liturgical year, lectors, music ministry, and ministry of care.