"What is communicated in catechesis is not a body of conceptual truths,

but the mystery of the living God."

John Paul II, Catechesi Tradendae


Contact us to learn how the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd can help your children, your parish and you to grow in Christ's Love. If you wish to reach a Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atrium at a specific parish or school in the Diocese of Sacramento, click here to see a directory.

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Applications for 2021-22 catechesis at the Greater Sacramento Atrium in Elverta are no longer being accepted. Click here to contact us to get on the mailing list for next year.


Subject to diocesan Covid policy, we normally begin training new CGS catechists in the spring. For details, click here.


Participants in the Greater Sacramento Atrium can click here for documents.