Adult Faith Formation Resources




Creator and host Fr. Robert Barron uses art, architecture, literature, music, and tradition to look at what Catholics believe. Filmed in 50 locations in 15 countries.
What: Ten-part DVD series (1 hour each)
Audience: RCIA and adult formation programs.
Includes: Participant study guides and 300-page book by Fr. Barron.
Information: Word on Fire

Discipleship-SeriesThe Discipleship Series 

Small books for small-group faith sharing and growth in Catholic Christian discipleship.
What: Six sessions
Includes: Prayer, Scripture reading, silent reflection, commentary for reflection, real-life story/testimony, Catechism excerpt, discussion questions, prayers, resolution for charitable service.
Other: Download a sample from "As I Have Loved You."
Information: Novo Millennio Press

Catecismo-Catlico-de-los-Estados-Unidos-para-los-AdultosUnited States Catholic Catechism for Adults

Well-written and thought-out regional catechism (Spanish)
Includes: 36 concise chapters, 4 appendices, a scriptural and topical indexes. Each chapter includes biography of an American Catholic, excerpt from the Catechism and explanation, discussion questions, opportunity for meditation and prayer.
Information: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Also available
    "Reader's Journal for the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults" (Spanish)

Little-Rock-Scripture-StudyLittle Rock Scripture Study

Intended to help user understand the Bible's books and passages while reading them
What: Four-to-15-session Bible studies incorporate
Includes: Daily personal study, prayer, small-group sharing, and a wrap-up lecture in both audio CD and video DVD formats
Also: Studies are categorized into General, Intermediate, and In-Depth (all available in Spanish)
Information: Little Rock Scripture Study

El-Evangelio-de-JuanEl Evangelio de Juan

The Gospel according to John translated into Spanish featuring Scott Hahn and Mark Shea with lectures by Fr. Patrick Winslow
What: 25-28 week Spanish course
Includes:Program manual, optional DVD, and online resources
Information: Catholic Scripture Study International

St-Paul-Center-for-Biblical-TheologySt. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Web site offers free online, text-based Bible study courses and books in Spanish
Includes: The Genesis of Jesus, the Bible and the Mass, the Bible and the Virgin Mary, plus the books "El Regreso a Casa El Regreso a Roma," "La Cena del Cordero," and "Lo Primero Es el Amor: Descubre Tu Familia en la Iglesia y en la Trinidad"
Information: Online classes
Information: Spanish books

Lighthouse_MediaLighthouse Catholic Media

Catholic audio presentations in compact disc (CD) format at low prices. Parishes may buy a kiosk filled with CDs and place it in the church vestibule/gathering area.
Individuals may order CDs and MP3s online.
Information: Spanish titles
General information: Lighthouse Catholic Media