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Catechist & Volunteer Opportunities

Catechist & Volunteer Opportunities

Is God Calling You to be a Catechist?

Men and women of all ages – from older teens to retirees – are needed to serve in our Religious Education and Youth Ministry programs in a variety of ways. Being involved in the faith formation process allows you to deepen your own faith, meet new people, and build our parish community. We will provide you with all of the resources you need to teach and lead the children and youth in our program.

Ways to Serve

Catechist - A structured curriculum, lesson plans, and all teaching materials are provided to help you lead a class of 6-12 students. If requested, you will be partnered with a catechist assistant or co-teacher.

Catechist Assistant or Co-Teacher - You will work closely with the lead catechist in whatever capacity the two of you agree upon. You are the “extra set of hands” so very much needed when working with small children.

Photographer - Take photos during sessions, activities, and events.

Catechist & Volunteer - Sign Up

Sign up now - please submit the online volunteer form today!

Catechist & Volunteer Form

VIRTUS & Volunteer Training

Any person that wants to work or volunteer with the children at St. Maria Goretti must show proof of competing the Protecting God's Children or the VIRTUS Program online. Visit the Catholic Diocese of Madison and click on VIRTUS Program Information. Follow the directions to complete the coursework.

Once you have successfully completed the VIRTUS program online your name will be added to the registry of all those in compliance. Thank you!

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Melissa Coleman
Religious Education Coordinator


Steve Davies
Coordinator of Youth Ministry

Support Our Parish

In gratitude for God’s generosity, we dedicate a sacrificial portion of our gifts of time, talent, and treasure to serve Christ and His Church by supporting the needs of our parish.