What's New

The 69th annual Diocese of Little Rock Catholic Youth Convention will be held April...
Applications are now being accepted for the team to lead Búsqueda #45. Download...
The Diocese of Little Rock will host its one-day Junior High Youth Rally Sunday, Nov....

Calendar of Events

March 22 - March 23
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church - Little Rock
March 24
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
Blessed John Newman University Parish - Jonesboro
March 28
Theology on Tap
St. John Catholic Center
April 13
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
St. Joseph Church - Fayetteville
Nov. 21 - Nov. 24
2019 National Catholic Youth Convention (NCYC)
Indianapolis, Indiana

Faith Formation Resources

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The following resources are suggested for use in parish catechetical programs by the diocesan Office of Faith Formation. The resources are listed by grade level to adult. The list does not include recommendations for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process. E-mail Father Erik Pohlmeier, director of faith formation, or call him at (501) 664-0340 with questions about this program.

In addition to this list, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops maintains a Listing of Approved Catechetical Texts and Series that comply with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. If you want feedback about a program not listed below, contact Father Pohlmeier. To get a copy of the diocesan guidelines and policies for sacramental preparation and celebrating the sacraments of initiation and reconciliation, e-mail Jasmine Moore, or call her at (501) 664-0340, ext. 323.


Elementary

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Middle School

  • FORMED.org — Offers Catholic faith formation resources to subscribers on demand. The content available includes sacramental preparation materials, Catholic movies, audiobooks, educational videos for children, teens and adults as well as Bible studies and other group studies in English and Spanish. Material can be accessed through an individual or parish account from anywhere with an Internet connection. See list of formed parishes.
  • Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition — DVD series with workbook from Ascension Press 
  • The Pure Life — DVD Set from Ignatius Press
  • Decision Point — Confirmation progam from Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly 
  • Chosen: Your Journey Toward Confirmation — DVD series with workbook from Ascension Press

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High School

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Young Adult

  • FORMED.org — Offers Catholic faith formation resources to subscribers on demand. The content available includes sacramental preparation materials, Catholic movies, audiobooks, educational videos for children, teens and adults as well as Bible studies and other group studies in English and Spanish. Material can be accessed through an individual or parish account from anywhere with an Internet connection. See list of formed parishes.
  • Freedom to Love — Theology of the Body DVD series with workbook from Ascension Press
  • Theology on Tap — Young adult faith formation program from Renew International 
  • St. Andrew School of Evangelization — Challenges participants to answer Jesus' call to evangelize to the ends of the earth, forming new evangelists for the new evangelization of the third millennium. It began in the Diocese of Little Rock in March 2011.
  • Transforming Force — Movement that helps those who have been marginalized become leaders.

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Adults

Father Erik Pohlmeier visited every pastor and many parish leaders in the Diocese of Little Rock over a two-year period to understand how faith formation is being practiced and discover what works and what doesn't work in Arkansas parishes. The results of those visits along with much research and participation in national conferences led to the conclusions and recommendations for adult faith formation in the 2018 Report on Faith Formation in Diocese of Little Rock. Resources for adults are broken down into the following categories:

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What's New

The 69th annual Diocese of Little Rock Catholic Youth Convention will be held April...
Applications are now being accepted for the team to lead Búsqueda #45. Download...
The Diocese of Little Rock will host its one-day Junior High Youth Rally Sunday, Nov....

Calendar of Events

March 22 - March 23
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church - Little Rock
March 24
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
Blessed John Newman University Parish - Jonesboro
March 28
Theology on Tap
St. John Catholic Center
April 13
A Vision: Ananias for One Another Training
St. Joseph Church - Fayetteville
Nov. 21 - Nov. 24
2019 National Catholic Youth Convention (NCYC)
Indianapolis, Indiana