Religious Education Ministries

The Office of Religious Education (ORE) is a diocesan office dedicated to equipping faith formation leaders with the support, training, and resources to fulfill the pastoral mission of evangelizing and catechizing their faithful, ever conscious of the unique and diverse needs of each parish.


Catechist Formation || Catholic Bible Institute || Elementary Catechesis Ministry
Formación de Catequistas || Instituto Bíblico Católico || Instituto de Pastoral y Evangelización
Pastoral Juvenil || Regional Congress || Religious Education Congress || Young Adult Ministry
Youth Ministry

Resources & Guidelines || Current Job Opportunities || ORE Newsletter

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Regional Congress

Regional Congresses are virtual and in-person workshop events, both English and Spanish, presented by dynamic speakers.

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“We collaborate with clergy, ministers, communities and young adults to discern, develop, and implement a variety of pastoral strategies and approaches to meet the varied pastoral needs of those 18 to 39 in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.”

Young Adult Ministry

Young Adult Ministry accompanies young adults, those 18-39, in varying stages of life and discernment paths to encounter Jesus Christ in their lives, to be transformed by this encounter and grow to become authentic Missionary Disciples.

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“RECongress is a dynamic gathering of the global church, welcoming all to meet Jesus through connection, learning, and worship.”

Religious Education Congress

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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Pastoral Regions

Learn more about the 5 Pastoral Regions that make up the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Get to know facts about the parishes in each region, and meet the staff that help all LA Catholics.

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