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Evangelization and Catechesis Contact:

100 E. Eighth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 421-3131
Fax: (513) 421-6271

Rev. Thomas Wray
Archdiocesan Director

1436 Needmore Rd.
Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 223-4075
Fax: (937) 279-9482

Christina Kreger
Regional Director

119 East Water St
Sidney, OH 45365
(937) 498-1192
Fax: (937) 498-1193

Denise Warnecke
Regional Director

Evangelization and Catechesis

The Office of Evangelization and Catechesis envisions vibrant parish and school communities on fire with faith. These communities of faith engage in evangelizing catechesis to form committed disciples who reflect the light of Christ in the World.


Mark Your Calendars!—Catholic Sports Ministry Conference
presented by Sportsleader,
March 30-April 1, 2016, Athenaeum of Ohio-Mt. St. Mary Seminary,
Vatican Director of Office of Church and Sports to Keynote
All clergy, and up to two personnel from each Archdiocese of Cincinnati parish, elementary school and high school are invited to attend free of charge a major conference on Catholic Sports Ministry. Clergy, catechetical leaders, youth ministers, volunteers, school principals, athletic directors, coaches, teachers or Sports Booster members are invited to learn more about how to deepen Catholic identity through an exciting new ministry known as Sports Leader. This is a great opportunity to learn current best sports ministry practices from schools and parishes across the Midwest.

• NOTE: The Director of the Vatican Office of Church and Sports, Dr. Santiago Perez Camino, will keynote at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 30, in the Bartlett Center. This evening session at the Seminary is free and open to the public.

Click here for your free registration and conference details. Please forward this link to anyone on your staff whom you feel would benefit from this conference, especially principals, catechetical leaders, athletic directors, youth ministers, coaches, etc. for their free registration.


The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has made available to parishes an exciting new digital tool for teaching and learning the Catholic faith. This “virtual library” of Catholic teaching is available  “on demand”  for personal growth, family study, small group and parish-wide encounters with Christ through the teachings of his Church.

Read more here.


yr of mercy

December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016

Sojourner Sites


Rite of Election 2016


Sunday, February 14, 2016

Ministry for Hispanics and Latinos



“Savoring the Mystery–Catechesis and the New Evangelization”

Catechetical Leadership Conference facilitated by Dr. Timothy O’Malley, Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, was very informative, guiding us to talk about “Contemplating the Mystery” and “Passing on the Mystery.”

Dr. O’Malley’s PowerPoint 


This site enables Archdiocesan catechetical leaders, catechists, and principals to view certification records

Resources for Small Group Prayer


Special Needs Religious Education



News Notes provides weekly announcements and information pertinent and helpful to Catechetical Leaders and Catechists.

We, the Staff of the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, advocate for the essential role of catechetical ministry in the evangelizing mission of the Church. We serve parish and school leaders by providing formation, direction skill development and resources that promote effective lifelong catechesis.