Basic Catechist Certification

“The quality of any form of pastoral activity is placed at risk if it does not rely

on truly competent and trained personnel.”  (GDC #234)

All parish catechists should be certified or in the process of certification.  Click here for the requirements for  basic catechist certification.  Click here for a brochure listing the requirements and workshops offered this year that will fufill some of the requirements.

The Diocese of San Jose has two processes for Basic Catechist Certification: Faith Beyond 2000/ Fe Mas Alla 2000 and Into the Fields.

Click here for the Faith Beyond 2000 part 1 schedule and online registration offered September 2015- August 2016

Click here for schedule and registration for Faith Beyond 2000 part 2, offered Sept. 2016-August 2017

Click for a schedule and registration for Fe Mas Alla 2000 Parte 1

Click for a  catechist record form for Faith Beyond 2000 in English

Click for a catechist record form for Into the Fields

Click here for a basic catechist certification renewal form