Department of Pastoral Ministries

Todd Cooper – Acting Director
Phone: (503) 233-8386

Composed of the offices and ministries for Religious Education, Divine Worship, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Hispanic Ministry, Life, Justice & Peace, Deaf Ministry, Ministry to People with Disabilities, Marriage and Family Life, Ministry Formation, Evangelization, RCIA, Adult Faith Formation, Campus Ministry, and Prison Ministry.

Disciples Called to Witness
The New Evangelization
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Mass for the the New Evangelization: click here


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis

Sacramental Catechesis: An Online Resource for Dioceses and Eparchies:  Provides eight principles that should govern all sound catechesis, focuses on elements for doctrinally and pastorally sound catechesis specific to each sacrament: click here




Catholicism logo Local Materials from the Office of Evangelization
Episode 1 Handout
Episode 2 Handout
Episode 3 Handout
Episode 4 Handout
Episode 5 Handout
Episode 6 Handout
Episode 7 Handout
Episode 8 Handout
Episode 9 Handout
Episode 10 Handout
Frequently Asked Questions
Evaluation form

Complete set of Handouts in a one page format: click here
Evangelization -
Where to Begin
Evangelization and Outreach - Bibliography


Small Christian Community Resources

The following is available only as a download document:  Materials for Small Christian Communities:
As a MS Word document :Click Here

As an Adobe pdf document: Click Here

From the Archdiocese of San Francisco
A Small Christian Community is

Guidelines for Coordinators of Small Faith Communities 

Resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Paulist Evangelization Ministries: 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Leadership Institute

Forming Leaders for the Church


An online training series of interest to diocesan and parish catechetical leaders, Catholic School principals and teachers and parish ministers.

"The Leadership Institute is sponsored by the National Educational Association Departments of Chief Administrators of Catholic Education and Religious Education, the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership, and the Secretariats of Catholic Education and of Evangelization."

Track One: New Leadership

for educational and catechetical leaders


Track Two: Stewardship, evangelization, Church Fathers, and more


Track Three: New evangelization



Evangelization Resources



A New Parish Resource

Catholicism: The New Evanelization

Click Here for info


New Evangelization:
Passing on the Catholic Faith Today

click here
Cardinal Donald Wuerl


National Catholic Catechetical Leadership Resource (NCCL):

21st Century Catholic Evangelization

click here



Notre Dame – Institute for Church Life

Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization



Vatican Council II, Decree Ad Gentes / On the Mission Activity of the Church
December 7, 1965

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Pope Paul VI 
Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Nuntiandi / On Evangelization in the Modern World
December 8, 1975

 Click Here



Pope John Paul II
Encyclical Redemptoris Missio / Mission of Christ the Redeemer
December 7, 1990

 Click Here


 2010 U.S. Census Population and Ethnic Diversity - Oregon Counties & Largest Cities 



White and Corcoran  Rebuilt - the Story of a Catholic Parish

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