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Department for Evangelization & Catechesis

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Department for Evangelization & Catechesis

The Department for Evangelization & Catechesis serves parish and ethnic communities in five areas: spiritual formation, faith formation, sacramental preparation, evangelization and pastoral care.



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Guidelines & Standards


Master Catechist Guidelines

Confirmation Standards (English)

Confirmation Standards (Spanish)

Basic Catechist Guidelines(English)

Basic Catechist Guidelines (Spanish)


Department for

Evangelization & Catechesis


Margaret Turek
(510) 267-8357

Mary Ann Wiesinger

Associate Director
(510) 267-8352

Hector Medina

Latino Ministries
(510) 496-7224

Mimi Streett

Marriage & Family Life
(510) 267-8392

Patti Collyer

Youth & Young
Adult Ministry

(510) 267-8389

John Watkins

Life & Justice
(510) 267-8379

Michelle Martinez-Kilty

SPRED Coordinator
(510) 273-4979

RCIA and Evangelization
(510) 267-8394


Jean Evans (510) 267-8357

Oakland Diocese
2121 Harrison St.
Oakland CA 94612
(510) 893-4711