Certification and Renewal of Certification

Certification of a pastoral leader for a director-level role or coordinator-level role recognizes excellence in the four dimensions of formation: human, intellectual, spiritual, and pastoral. Director-level roles include Director of Religious Education (DRE), Pastoral Associate (PA), Director of Adult Faith Formation (DAFF), and Director of Youth Ministry (DYM).  Coordinator-level roles include Coordinator of Religious Education (CRE), Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation (CAFF), and Coordinator of Youth Ministry (CYM).