Institute for Catechesis and Formation

Learn Your Faith + Live Your Faith + Love Your Faith

About the Institute

The Office of Adult Formation seeks to provide adult catechesis and formation that will promote a genuine love for Jesus Christ and bear fruit in the Church. This two-fold objective forms the foundation of the Institute for Catechesis and Formation (ICF), which offers Faith Enrichment courses for adults, as well as specialized formation and training for parish staff, liturgical ministers, volunteers, and catechists.

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Theology of the Body Seminars

Come join us for one or all of our seminars which will delve into Pope Saint John Paul II’s groundbreaking teaching known as the Theology of the Body! These seminars are for anyone recognizing the need for a restored relationship with God, others, and the created world.

Each seminar will take place in the Religious Education building of St. Mary Parish in Kutztown from 9:30 to 11:30am on the dates listed below. Attendance at these sessions does count towards continuing education. The cost is $20 per seminar.

Theology of the Body Seminars Flyer (PDF)Saturday, November 11, 2017

The Redemption of the Heart

Presenter: Andrew Whitmore

This session will discuss the fall in Eden and how it affects our relationship with God, each other and the world around us. Explore how Jesus redeems our broken hearts and offers us a path to renewed relationships!

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

The Beauty of Love

Presenter: William Hamant, Ph.D.

This session will discuss the different vocations of love that we are all called to and will show how each points to our ultimate end in God’s loving embrace.

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2017-2018 List of Courses (PDF)

2017-2018 Lista de cursos (PDF)Formulario de Registración (PDF)