Intermediate Formation for Catechetical Leadership (IFCL)

Intermediate Formation for Catechetical Leadership (IFCL) has replaced and upgraded the Basic Formation for Catechetical Leadership (BFCL). We are currently revising this program and hope to be able to schedule a session soon.

The Archdiocese seeks to promote excellent preparation, formation, and professional competence among these ministers through its Office of Evangelization and Catechesis. The Office provides leadership formation for these ministers at three levels: basic, advanced, and ongoing.

Intermediate formation confirms that a Parish Catechetical Leader has successfully completed the requirements of foundational intellectual, spiritual, human, and pastoral formation to serve in this area of responsibility in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

In order to earn a certificate, one must take all the required classes. We also offer classes individually for those who want to update their formation. 

Topics include:


Click here for the full IFCL Curriculum (Work in Progress)



Contact Information

For more information please contact:
Amy Auzenne