Celebrating our Faith during COVID-19

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Roman Catholics

Roman Catholic Church in the state of hawaii

Diocese of Honolulu

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Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Offices

Catechetical Resources


Diocese of Honolulu Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion

Catechetical Guidelines for Teaching Religion in Word or PDF

(Note: Due to the size of the file, the PDF may take some time to load. If it doesn't load, try closing and reopening the file; it may take multiple tries.)

Student Contact Expectations in Word


Video Education Series on the Sacraments

Find the "One 'Ohana" sacrament videos HERE.


Online Religion Curriculum for Parishes

Find links to a variety of online resources HERE.


Sacrament Preparation in the Home

Catholic Brain

First Communion Retreat at Home

Pflaum: Together in Jesus

Confirmation - One 'Ohana

Eucharist - One 'Ohana

Reconciliation - One 'Ohana

Sacraments of Initiation in their Original Order


Parish Religious Education Handbook Samples and Templates

Religious Education Handbook

This is a great opportunity to update your general RE handbook.  A comprehensive template for the parish Faith Formation program. (Mahalo to advisers Sr. Mercedita Estrella, SPC and Julia Torres for Sample 1, and Bob Noguchi for Sample 2.  Both are Word files.)

Sample 1

Sample 2

Sacrament Preparation Handbook

Using this template, create a handbook (Word file) specifically for parents of children who are preparing for Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Eucharist. The template includes references to the new Norms for the Sacraments of Initiation and videos on the sacraments. (Thanks again, Sr. Mercy and Julia!)


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Contact the Office of Worship