Growing Up Catholic Community Initiative

This five-year initiative to expand our parent-centered family catechesis ministry is funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

There are two main parts to the initiative:

Core Support & Resources

We are expanding and improving our leader support, catechetical resources, training materials, and website. We will offer online and in-person leader workshops, a virtual training center, and a support hotline.

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Cohort Program

We are offering focused support for 15 diocesan cohorts, supporting parishes in the region seeking to transition into or deepen their approach to family catechesis. We are beginning the selection process now.

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Latest News

  • The Pastoral Center receives $1.25M grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. (December 13, 2023)