Diocese of Steubenville - Office of Christian Formation & Schools at 422 Washington Street, Steubenville, OH 43952 US - HomeOffice of Christian Formation & Schools
The Office of Christian Formation & Schools provides catechist certification and formation programs for parish and school catechists. Additional services include adult formation, assistance with parish evangelization, youth and young adult , family and parish council ministries as well as ministry to persons with disabilities. Audio-visual materials for parish and school religious education are available.
The office also provides leadership and service to 10 elementary and 3 high schools. Its services include: school accreditation, professional development, curriculum development, processing of teacher certification and licensure, legal assistance, and monitoring the receipt and expenditure of government funds.
Year for Priests
Our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, has declared this year, June 19, 2009—June 19, 2010, to be the "Year for Priests." Significantly, this year occurs at the time of the 150th anniversary of the death of St. John Vianney, the Patron Saint of parish priests.
General Audience: How Can We Have Unity Among Christians If As Catholics We Aren't United?
Pope Francis dedicated his catechesis of the Wednesday general audience to the expression “of the body” that the Second Vatican Council used to indicate the nature of the Church: the Church is the body of Christ. The Pope recalled the text of ...