Formation Opportunities for Leaders

Religious Education

Speaker addressing crowd during Religious Education Congress
ORE Ministries

The Office of Religious Education (ORE) has put together a list of opportunities for leaders to get continuous formation. Learn more here.

Formation Opportunities


Phase I – One Mission One Faith

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is a tapestry of many peoples and cultures with a common thread joining us as one: o... READ MORE »


Phase II – Vision and Skills for Faith Formation

A 7 week training opportunity (formerly knows as Specializations) that equips faith formation leaders with the know... READ MORE »


Regional Congress

2022 Regional Congress Virtual and In-Person Workshop Events, in English and Spanish, presented by dynamic speakers... READ MORE »


Advanced Ministry Studies

Welcome to the Advanced Ministry Studies webpage! 2022-2023 REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN The Office of Religious Educ... READ MORE »


Ongoing Formation Opportunities – Re-certification

Welcome! The Office of Religious Education in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles offers a variety of opportunities for ... READ MORE »


Instituto de Pastoral y Evangelización

El Instituto de Pastoral y Evangelización (IPE) sirve a la comunidad de adultos de habla hispana en la poblaci... READ MORE »


Catholic Bible Institute

CBI Old Testament Year is a Virtual Experience What is the Catholic Bible Institute (CBI)?​ CBI is a comprehensiv... READ MORE »


National Certificate Program in Youth Ministry Studies (NCP)

The Certificate Program in Youth Ministry Studies™ equips adults with the knowledge, skills, tools, and technique... READ MORE »


Casting Our Nets: Making Disciples of Jesus

Jesus gave us a mission: Go and make disciples! Have you ever stopped to think about how you actually do that? Or ... READ MORE »

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The LA Religious Education Congress is the largest annual gathering of its kind in the world. The four-day event is held at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center and is sponsored by the Los Angeles Office of Religious Education.

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