Faith Formation
Virtual Conference

November 5-8, 2020

Equipping catechists, ministry leaders, and families to better know and teach the Faith

New Jersey Catholics are standing strong, together!

While the pandemic may prevent us from gathering, it cannot keep us from uniting. This year, the Archdiocese of Newark in collaboration with the dioceses of Paterson, Metuchen, Trenton, and Camden are rallying catechists, ministry leaders, and families to better know and teach the faith.


Knowing that the pandemic has forced many faith formation programs and their families to pivot rapidly, this conference will educate, empower, and inspire parents, ministry leaders, and catechists to be confident educators in the faith and lead with courage at their homes and parishes.

Come to the Faith Formation Virtual Conference to...

Be Inspired

Hear from incredible presenters, witnesses and evangelists.

Be Equipped

Be confident in your role as a catechist or parent teaching the Faith.

Be Innovative

Learn how to adapt your religious education to the current challenges.

Collaborating throughout the

Dioceses of New Jersey

Not only do we want to help you learn, we want to help you connect!

Rarely do ministry leaders and catechists get to connect with counterparts from neighboring dioceses.


At this conference, we have special sessions to help you build new contacts across your diocese, connect with like-minded leaders in neighboring dioceses, and form relationships that sustain you both spiritually and professionally.

  • LIVE inter-parish collaboration sessions

    Join live virtual sessions with peers from your diocese.

  • LIVE inter-diocesan collaboration sessions

    Connect with your counterparts in neighboring dioceses.

Not a member of the dioceses of New Jersey?


Not a problem!

We gladly open all of our conference opportunities to anyone who wishes to attend.


Educating at home

Empowering Parents

All parents share the responsibility and gift of sharing the Faith with their children. This conference is a great way to grow in community, confidence, and knowledge of the Faith. 


  • Tips on home catechesis, it doesn't always have to be so structured. Learn how to think outside the box!

  • Get connected with other parents, there's no need to feel alone or reinvent the wheel. We are in this together.

A Full Weekend of Opportunities

Conference Schedule

The virtual conference will be open with on-demand recorded presentations available from November 5-8, with additional live opportunities on Friday November 6 and Saturday, November 7.

  • Thursday, November 5 All on-demand video presentations are made available to registrants for 90-days

  • Friday, November 6 Inter-diocesan and inter-parish collaborative roundtable opportunities

  • Saturday, November 7, multiple live sessions for connecting with presenters and collaborating in live workshops.

  • Plus! Virtual prayer room opportunities to go for intercessory prayer, adoration breaks, and praise and worship.

Your Conference

Registration Includes

We recognize that this may be your first virtual conference. The Conference format is simple, flexible, and allows you to choose your level of engagement.

  • On-Demand Presentations

    Gain 90-days password-protected access to more than 40 recorded catechist presentations in English and Spanish. 

  • Live Discussions

    Join any of our three discussions and breakout sessions covering Pivoting Catechesis During COVIDSupporting Families Catechizing at Home, and Sacramental Prep and Liturgical Engagement.

  • 90-Days Access

    Gain 90-days access to all password-protected recorded and recorded-live sessions.

  • Live Presentations

    Join live virtual calls via Zoom and other simple meeting platforms to connect with presenters.

  • Collaboration Sessions

    Specifically tailored for participants serving in an official catechist position, parish ministry, or diocesan office, these inter-parish and inter-diocesan collaboration sessions will help you expand your network and ministry.

  • Downloadable MP3s

    Get full access to conference recorded sessions in downloadable MP3s so you can listen and study on the go.

Live Ministry Leaders Networking Opportunity

Join our Meetaway virtual networking event and connect with other catechists and ministry leaders across the state. 

Thank you to our conference sponsors

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Small Investment - Lifetime Impact

We know how much our families, parishes, and dioceses have been impacted by the pandemic. Our goal was to make this a simple and affordable investment of time and treasure to help you grow in your faith journey.

  • Join thousands of Catholics across NJ


  • 90-Days access to presentations


  • Live Q&As

  • Access to cross-diocesan and inter-parish collaboration sessions


  • Best practices for catechizing at home


  • Networking opportunities for catechists and ministry leaders


  • Downloadable MP3 files


Secure your seat.

Join thousands of parents and catechists throughout NJ for this powerful weekend of catechetical formation.

$25 / one-time payment

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