The Commission for Adult Formation

Current courses

1. Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)

2. Bishop's Certificate in Catechesis

3. Bishop's Certificate for Teachers

Other planned events

1. Rite of Election

2. Adoremus: the National Eucharistic Congress

3. Women's Retreats

4. Evangelisation

5. The Blessed Sacrament Procession on the 28th of April (2018)

Calendar events

1. Rite of Election: the 18th of February, 2018.

2. The Lenten retreat: to be arranged.

3. The Blessed Sacrament procession: the 28th of April, 2018.

4. The Neophyte Mass: the 13th of May, 2018.


The work of the Commission may be summarised as below:

Adult faith formation

Retreat days

Cross the Threshold (CTT) / Proclaim

The Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)

The Bishop's Certificate for Teachers (BCT)

Formation for catechists

The Bishop's Certificate for Catechesis (BCC)

Newletter for Catechists and Friends

Growing healthy parishes

How to be a welcoming church

Training for the Parish Pastoral Councils (PPC)


The RCIA handbook

Children's Liturgy

Seasonal resources (Advent, Lent)

For further information about the contents of this page, please contact Mrs. J. Palmer at 0115 953 9806, or at, or Mrs. D. Williams at 0115 953 9841 or at