Programs and Information

Programs and Information



The Office of Religious Education and Training is hosting a training workshop in Teaching Skills for all catechists will be held on Sat., Sept. 13, 8:30am to 3:00pm, in the large Conference room at the Diocese of Alexandria Office at 4400 Coliseum Blvd.-Hwy. 28 West. The purpose is to help Catechism teachers become more effective.

(This is the same training that was held last year.)

The cost is $10, including lunch.



The Office of Religious Education and Training assists the Bishop in supporting catechetical leadership, and  parish ministries for the Diocese of Alexandria. Working with pastors, parish, and school personnel, we endeavor to help develop and affirm catechists as well as offer resources in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Opportunities for catechist formation are offered through the diocesan office and in some parishes.

Youth Ministry


The Diocese of Alexandria is committed to providing youth with ample opportunities to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ in ways such as gathering at rallies and coming together for retreats. We strive to provide our youth with resources to support them in their faith journey. Our office also seeks to ensure that the youth of our Diocese are led by men and women who are faithful to their relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ by providing training opportunities for leaders and youth ministers.

Office of Religious Formation and Training

The Office of Religious Formation and Training

P. O. Box 7417  •  Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: (318) 445-6424, Ext. 221
FAX: (318) 448-6121

The Office of Religious Formation and Training seeks to guide others into a lifelong encounter with, and formation in, Jesus Christ.  We assist disciples of all ages in their journey to full maturity in the Roman Catholic Church through human, spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral growth.

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