“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 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