We, the Office of Faith Formation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, inspired by the life and mission of Jesus, and embracing the opportunities of our time and culture, commit ourselves to educate, evangelize and empower others through lifelong and ongoing faith formation.
The Office of Faith Formation in order to carry out its mission will...
Respond to the needs of DRE's/REA's, parish leaders, coordinators and catechists through education formation and resources.
Challenge ourselves and others to vision - creating a future rooted in the richness of the past & responsive to the Spirit of the present.
Equip and empower the faithful to exercise their baptismal call to evangelize.
Emphasize faith formation for all people as a lifelong and life-connected process.
Include a family perspective in all endeavors.
Model a particular commitment to global and local issues of social justice.
Foster the intimate connection between liturgy and catechesis.
Collaborate with all diocesan offices, parishes and other faith communities and local agencies.