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Catholic Education


Catholic Education and Lifelong Formation

Rev. John McDonald, Director
2121 3rd Avenue North
P O Box 12047 (35202-2047)
Birmingham, AL 35203

E-mail: directorofeducation@bhmdiocese.org

Christine Salberg, Secretary
2121 3rd Avenue North
P.O.Box 12047 (35202-2047)
Birmingham, AL 35203

E-mail: csalberg@bhmdiocese.org

Office of Religious Education

The Diocesan Catechetical office is a collaborative community of faith commissioned to serve the mission of the Diocese and authorized by the Bishop to give direction and support to the Catechetical ministry.  The office assists all Catholic people, youth and children to develop a conscious, living active faith through the light of instruction.  Contact the Office of Religious Education at (205) 838-8312 or by email at esutton@bhmdiocese.org

Office of Campus Ministry

The Catholic Campus Ministry exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the arena of higher education. It addresses the needs of the students, faculty and staff at the 29 institutions of higher learning in the diocese. Contact: Rev. John McDonald, 205-838-8303, or by e-mail at directorofeducation@bhmdiocese.org.

Office of Lay Ministry

The office of Lay Ministry exists to establish a program that recognizes, calls forth, affirms and supports the giftedness of adults in continuing the mission of Jesus Christ by providing opportunities for enriching their knowledge and understanding of the Catholic tradition, growth in the spiritual life and development of skills necessary for effective leadership in ministry. Contact Lay Ministry at 205-838-8300, or by e-mail at srleonard@bhmdiocese.org.

Office for Youth

The Office for Youth assists parishes as they minister to and with young people. The Office stands ready to support the Catholic Community's ourtreach to adolescents wherever and whenever it happens. Special focus includes Catholic Scouting, CROSS Retreats and training events for parish youth coordinators.Contact Donald Schwarzhoff, Director of the Office for Youth at 205-838-8301, or by e-mail at youthministry@bhmdiocese.org.