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 ORE Regional Office: San Pedro

The Office of Religious Education in the San Pedro Pastoral Region works with pastoral ministers, parish catechetical leaders, catechists and volunteers who reside in Long Beach and Southern Los Angeles County. Our mission is to further support and resource their catechetical ministries. Our area of service includes: regional congress, monthly gatherings, in-services and days of prayers with leaders in the parish; formal parish visits; and offering a variety of catechist formation centers and specializations ​throughout the year.


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Theology Phase of Catechist Formation - (Ministry Formation Centers)

Upcoming Formation Center in English

St. John of God in Norwalk  - Center begins on June 28, 

see flyer SJOG MFC 2018.pdfSJOG MFC 2018.pdf    Clickhere to Register TODAY​!!!!

Holy Trinity/St. John Fisher - Center begins June 15

This is a Blended (on-site/on-line) center - see flyer

CF-_Ministry Formation Center 2018 BlendedModular HT_SJF.pdfCF-_Ministry Formation Center 2018 BlendedModular HT_SJF.pdf

  Click ​here to Register TODAY​!!!!​

Upcoming Formation Centers in Spanish


St. Martha Huntington Park 2018 Centro.pdfSt. Martha Huntington Park 2018 Centro.pdf


Upcoming Specialization (English)

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Especialización de catequistas para La Primaria

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Practicum Phase of Catechist Formation - (Observations and Evaluations)

Resources for Certification will be used when you are completing the Practicum Phase. The forms for the two observations and the two evaluations can be downloaded here.



 Please visit the ADLA Special Needs Commission website for more resources.



Specialization June 23 & 28 at St. Cornelius - Long Beach CLICK​ here to register




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Regional Courses

The Regional Courses are provided for those seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation.  Please communicate with Pastor for complete instructions.

Suggested Interview questions for those seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation

Procedures guidelines, and forms to participate in Regional Course *** UPDATED 6/2017


Regional Celebration -  
Rite of Confirmation will be held at:​

To participat​e in the Regional Celebrations review instructions and register candidates on the attached form via e-mail to



Please click on the following link for the dates of our PCL gatherings


Los Angeles Religious Education Congress

 YOUTH DAY                "Trust! God’s Gotchu"
March 21, 2019  
​  "Thirsting for Justice” | “Sed de Justicia” | “Khát Khao Công Lý” 
CONGRESS FRIDAY March 22-24, 2019
Check out this link for more information, to purchase the workshop recordings, and to view the recorded LIVE STREAM workshops and more. View workshops and liturgies from the Arena:


For all the events, trainings, and formation opportunities, please visit the Upcoming Events page.

Contact Us:

San Pedro Region Pastoral Center
3555 S. Pancratius Place
Lakewood CA 90712

office:  (562) 630-6272  or
             (562) 634-0456  option 4

 fax: (562) 630-6195 or (562) 531-4783


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