You’re Invited to Be a Catechist!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a catechist. We want to answer all your catechist job decr web link graphicquestions as you prayerfully discern if this ministry is right for you. Take a stroll through some of these resources below and then contact us for more information. Call or email:

  • Judith Brusseau, Pastoral Associate for Faith Formation/Religious Education
    202-903-2807 or via email
  • Sandy Nguyen, RE K-8 Coordinator
    202-903-2815 or via email

We need catechists and helpers for the 2020-2021 school year!
Classes begin in September and run through mid-May.


What’s Involved in Being a Catechist
As a catechist, you’ll plan and teach classes throughout the year, with a co-catechist. You’ll have tremendous amounts of resources (printed, digital and human) at your fingertips to help you along the way. We know you may have questions or concerns; we’ve heard a lot of them over the years. Let us ease your concerns.
Click here to see our “job description” for catechists.

Robust Textbooks and Online Resources from Loyola Press
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Browse all the resources available to you from Loyola Press.

Don’t Take Our Word For It
Listen to what our catechists say about their experience. Click on the photo for a short video.

Liz KanickLisa Bolejack Luci CedroneMike Cantwell


Child Safety
Holy Trinity and the Archdiocese of Washington are absolutely committed to the safety of our students. All those who work with children in any capacity (even as volunteers) must meet the requirements of the Archdiocese of Washington, including attending mandatory training, passing background checks and being fingerprinted. Learn more about the requirements below.

Archdiocese Child Protection Policy
Archdiocese Volunteer Application Form
Archdiocese Compliance Checklist for Volunteers
Virtus Online (catechist registry)