The Office of Formation and Discipleship strives to support and equip leaders in the areas of evangelization, catechesis, and pastoral care for all ages.
The following newsletters are available to leaders and anyone interested in keeping up with events, trainings, and resources in the areas of evangelization and faith formation, youth ministry, marriage and family life ministry, and pastoral care ministry.
The Faith inFormation is the established communication of information between the Office of Formation and Discipleship and those whom we serve in parishes, missions, and schools. This communication is sent on the FIRST and THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month. The purpose of this semi-monthly communication is to alert catechetical leaders of upcoming events and resources available.
The Office of Formation and Discipleship’s Marriage, Family and Pastoral Care Ministry strives to foster a greater connection between the Archdiocese of Atlanta and all of the marriage, family and pastoral care ministers, laity and clergy. Marriage Today is a quarterly newsletter featuring information of interest to ministry leaders in all of these areas: pastoral care, marriage prep, marriage enrichment, bereavement, and family support and evangelization. Each issue includes news, formation and training opportunities, diocesan initiatives, featured resources, best practices, and events.
The Youth Ministry Newsletter has been created to share news, resources and events that are pertinent to anyone working in youth ministry in parishes and middle and high schools. This communication is sent on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
The monthly RCIA newsletter from OFD and the Archdiocesan Forum provides, updates, information, and resources helpful for RCIA coordinators, leaders, and volunteers.