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 Ongoing Formation

After successfully completing basic and permanent certification all teachers and leaders in faith formation, who do not have training or education in a theological field, catechists, youth ministry volunteers, and RCIA team members are required to attain six hours of on-going formation every two years through a diocesan sponsored/approved conference or workshop.
 
Principals and assistant principals will have the option of fulfilling their on-going formation requirements by attending six hours of on-going formation every two years through a diocesan sponsored/approved conference or workshop.
 
The following is a listing of conferences that would qualify for the on-going formation requirement. Those that would like to attend a conference or workshop not listed, can discuss the content with the diocesan managing director​ of the Office for Evangelization and Faith Formation for a determination of fulfillment of the on-going formation requirement.
  
  
Beginning InstitutesNorth American Forum on the Catechumenate
East Coast ConferenceNational Center for Pastoral Leadership
Evangelization and Faith Formation ConferenceDiocese of Greensburg
Fashion Me a People ConferenceCenter for Ministry Development
National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers ConferenceNational Catholic Ministerial Organizations
National Association of Parish Catechetical Directors ConvocationNational Catholic Ministerial Organizations
National Conference for Catechetical LeadershipNational Catholic Ministerial Organizations
National Conference on Catholic Youth MinistryNational Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry
National Pastoral Musicians ConferenceNational Catholic Ministerial Organizations
Proclaiming Christ ConferencePaulist National Catholic Evangelization Association
St. John Bosco ConferenceFranciscan University of Steubenville