Office of Catechesis

“Catechesis” comes from the Greek word meaning to “echo” Jesus Christ, the Word of God. This office supports pastors, parish directors, parents, catechists, and teachers with faith formation and religious education in families, parishes, and schools.


Photo Top: Duccio, Disputation with the Doctors, c.1308-11
Photo Left: Heinrich Hofmann, Christ and the Rich Young Ruler, 1889

Mandatory Materials
Catechetical Curriculum Guidelines
High School and Middle School Theology and Pastoral Minister Application
Homeschooling Statutes

Contact Us

For questions related to faith formation and religious education, please contact:

Jonathan Kaltenbach, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Catechesis
Office: (574) 968-2431
Email: [email protected]

Allison Sturm
Ministry Specialist for:
Ministry with Persons with Disabilities
Deaf Ministry
Office: (260) 422-4611
Email: [email protected]

Janice Martin WP
Administrative Assistant 
Secretariat for Pastoral Ministries and Catechesis
Office: (260) 399-1411
Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address:
Office of Catechesis
Archbishop Noll Catholic Center
915 South Clinton Street
Fort Wayne IN 46802 
Fax: (260) 426-3077