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...we do not cease praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and to live in a manner worthy of the Lord, so as to be fully pleasing, in every good work bearing fruit and growing in the knowledge of God...
-Col 1:9-10

ICF Courses: What You Need to Get Started

Thank you for participating in these courses of the Institute for Catechesis and Formation (ICF). We hope that this time of learning will bear fruit intellectually and that you experience a deepening in your relationship with Christ.

In the sidebar to the right, you will find outlines for each course. Please print off and bring the outline with you to class as your roadmap to the course. The texts listed on the outline will be helpful to you, but are not required. The additional resources below offer some good information as you "go deeper" into your study of the Faith.

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Course Texts

CAT I - The Creed

CAT II - Classroom Applications

  • Course Outline and Appendix

ICF 101 - Christian Anthropology

ICF 102 - The Old Testament

  • A Catholic Guide to the Bible (CGB)
    Oscar Lukefahr, C.M.

ICF 103 - The New Testament

  • The Bible

ICF 104 - The Sacraments

ICF 105 - Christian Morality

ICF 106 - The Church

ICF 201 - Prayer & Spirituality


All courses also utilize Sacred Scripture

Texts can be ordered through, or your local Catholic bookstore:

Recommended Resources



For Catechists