The Catechetical Institute at STS provides the required courses for the certification program of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Catechetical Formation. This program is suited for parish catechists and Catholic elementary school teachers (who are required to seek the certification in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia). It is also provided for those who simply want to grow in their faith. Cost is $50 per course. Courses are offered four times per year online -- in Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer.
REGISTRATION is now closed.
The 8 Core Courses online are cycled as follows:
Registration is NOW Closed for the July courses!
Information and login passwords were emailed to all registered students. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not received your email about your course.
To visit the Online Course Page where you will be taking the course, go here: Catechetical Institute Course Pages
Follow these Registration Steps When Registration is OPEN:
1. Click on "REGISTRATION for CATECHETICAL INSTITUTE" pic below
2. Choose your course(s) and "Add" them to your Shopping Bag.
3. Complete Registration Process and agree to the payment terms.
4. Click "Submit Order" to complete your Registration.
You will be emailed a few days prior to the start date of the course with Login Information and other relevant information pertaining to your course.
PLEASE NOTE: IF A THIRD PARTY IS PAYING FOR YOUR COURSE, PAYMENT MUST BE MADE ON YOUR BEHALF BY THE END OF THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASS IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE CLASS. IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY THE PARISH FINANCE OFFICE OR SCHOOL FINANCE OFFICE THAT PAYMENT IS DUE.
Courses are nonrefundable.